Linda L. Zern

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Linda L. Zern lives, works, and dreams in Central Florida.

Born in Florida, raised on sunshine and bug spray, the author read every cereal box she could find and every book she could get her hands on, and when other people's books ran out, she started writing her own:

The Pocket Fairies of Middleburg, The Long-Promised Song, ZippityZern's: Uncommon Nonsense and Fifty More; MOONCALF (a finalist for the Space Coast Writers' Guild DON ARGO AWARD) BEYOND THE STRANDLINE (Book I); Following the Strandline (Book II); Ebook short story prequels: "Puppies", "Darby's Chickens", "Storm"; (COMING SOON) The Gryphon's Glade, a rural contemporary fantasy.

"I write because there can never be too many good books or the people who love
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In The Beginning, There Was Literature


Walking across my college campus after one of my Medieval Literature classes, I overheard the following conversation from my fellow students:“I don’t need to hear this Bible shit,” the young man said.“Yeah. You’re right. I don’t need this religion bull shit,” his girlfriend agreed.“How was I supposed to know that unicorns were considered a symbol for that Jesus guy?” he retorted. “Christ!”I s... Read more of this blog post »
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ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:37PM
Description: It's harder than you might think to resist tattling on the neighbors.
ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 06, 2014 06:41AM
Description: The trouble with wrinkles.
ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense (Humor)
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Description: The trouble with wrinkles.
Zippityzern's Uncommon Nonsense (Humor)
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Description: Getting a good deal is all about finding the cheapest way to get your house painted by a Jamaican named George.
ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense (Humor)
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Description: Once upon a time men were hairy and so were women. Now, not so much.
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“A world made of skulls was no place for roses, and it was time to plant more than bones. (From the novel Following the Strandline)”
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“Champing his gilded oats, the Hippogriff will stand in our stalls, and over our heads will float the Blue Bird singing of beautiful and impossible things, of things that are lovely and that never happen, of things that are not and that should be.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
Stephen King

“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
Ray Bradbury

“How does one become a butterfly?" she asked.
"You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”
Trina Paulus

“A world made of skulls was no place for roses, and it was time to plant more than bones. (From the novel Following the Strandline)”
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