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Linda Ulleseit

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Linda Ulleseit was born and raised in Saratoga, California, and has taught elementary school in San Jose since 1996. She has an MFA in writing from Lindenwood University, is Marketing Chair of Women Writing the West, and a founding member of Paper Lantern Writers. She enjoys cooking, cross-stitching, reading, and spending time with her family. Her favorite subject is writing, and her students get a lot of practice scribbling stories and essays. Someday Linda hopes to see books written by former students alongside hers in bookstores.

Her first novel, ON A WING AND A DARE, was published in spring, 2012. It is a Young Adult fantasy set in medieval Wales, complete with flying horses, a love triangle, and treachery. The followup novel, IN THE WI
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Linda Ulleseit Write a lot. Write stories and journals and essays. Also read a lot. Reading is enjoyable, and you soak up so much about grammar, punctuation, spellin…moreWrite a lot. Write stories and journals and essays. Also read a lot. Reading is enjoyable, and you soak up so much about grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure. It's especially important to read in the genre you'd like to write. (less)
Linda Ulleseit I enjoyed writing UNDER THE ALMOND TREES so much, that I'm now working on ALOHA SPIRIT. This one is about my husband's grandmother. She grew up in ter…moreI enjoyed writing UNDER THE ALMOND TREES so much, that I'm now working on ALOHA SPIRIT. This one is about my husband's grandmother. She grew up in territorial Hawaii, coming to the mainland after Pearl Harbor was bombed. I'm enjoying writing historical fiction, and currently examining more women in my family tree that I'd like to write about!(less)
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I was interviewed recently and asked what five things I thought a writer needed to know in order to be a great author. Read the interview and find out! https://thriveglobal.com/stories/lind...
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C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello Linda,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


message 2: by Linda

Linda Parkinson-Hardman Hi Linda, It's great to connect here and thanks for accepting my friend request. I'm looking forward to reading your updates and recommendations.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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