Linda Chaffee Taylor

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I’m a wife, a mom, a grandma, a writer, an editor, a reader, a university instructor, a Christian, a dog lover, a new cat lover (and we have way too many cats who keep having more cats . . . funny how that works), and a transplant from the suburbs to a couple acres in the country. We also seem to be magnets for stray animals (hence, the cats). We’re working on taming our big yard, slowly remodeling our little cottage, building a playground for the grandchildren, and learning something new every day.

I have a B.A. in English and Writing from Houghton College, Houghton, NY (1980), an M.A. in English from Ball State University, Muncie, IN (2013), and an MFA in Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction) from Ashland University, Ashland, OH (2017).

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When the year begins hard

I’ve never been one of those people who takes the turning of the calendar to a new year too seriously with lots of resolutions or a feeling that I can somehow start over, but I admit to at least thinking positively about some fun things coming this year. From watching my newest granddaughter explore her […]
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The Artist in the Office by Summer Pierre
"I LOVED this! It's a great book about claiming your identity as an artist in the world and a wonderful complement to The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People. A very quick read but valuable and inspiring!"
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The Swan King by Christopher  McIntosh
"I read this book in preparation for my trip to Bavaria because he is so famous for his architectural achievements, but has also been deemed mad by certain scholars. This book was objective and fascinating. It gave an entire biography of Ludwig from b" Read more of this review »
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I worried that this was going to read like a drawn-out doctoral dissertation, but I was surprised by how easy this was to read. I picked it up at a book sale only because I had only heard of "crazy King Ludwig" and wondered more about this man. When ...more
Ludwig II of Bavaria by Christopher  McIntosh
"This isn’t a particularly great book, but it’s adequate to its subject, who wasn’t a particularly great king. For people with an interest in Ludwig who can’t (or won’t) read about him in German, it is about as good as it gets.

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