About lindacollison

Linda Collison is the author of the acclaimed historical novel STAR-CROSSED (Knopf; 2006) which led to the sequel, Surgeon's Mate; book two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series (Fireship Press). She is also a writer of magazine articles, essays, literary fiction and poetry. With her husband Bob Russell she co-authored two guidebooks: Rocky Mountain Wineries; a guide to the wayside vineyards, and Colorado Kids; a statewide family outdoor adventure guide (Pruett Publishing). . Linda has received awards from Honolulu Magazine and Southwest Writers Workshop. In 1996 she was awarded the Grand Prize from the Maui Writers Conference for her fiction. Star-Crossed, her first novel, published by Knopf, was chosen by the New York Public Library to be among the BOOKS FOR THE TEEN AGE -- 2007. Star-Crossed was the inspiration for Surgeon’s Mate; book two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series.

Women Aboard!

Women have always been aboard ship. As passengers, girlfriends, and wives. As sailors, surgeons, nurses, helmsmen, and shipmasters. Women aboard — I got caught up in the history back in [...]

Charleston — an inspiration for Keogh’s historical fiction

How We Write: The importance of place and time in storytelling Sometimes I think I could live on the road.  For me, travel is inspiring, invigorating, instructive, and necessary.  Particular [...]

By |2018-05-28T14:10:17+00:00May 25th, 2018|books, historical fiction, history, How We Write; a series of essays by guest authors, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Charleston — an inspiration for Keogh’s historical fiction

Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club

Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club: America's New Wild West A Kit Carson Knife & Gun Club story or My fictional dystopian memoirs   Episide 2, Saturday Night Knife & [...]

By |2018-05-25T02:08:27+00:00May 25th, 2018|fictional memoir, humor, Kit Carson's Knife & gun Club, Nurse Noir, serialized fiction|Comments Off on Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club

Kit Carson’s Knife & Gun Club – serialized pulp fiction for the night shift

Kit Carson, RN, is a hard-working nurse in America's New Wild West.  Kit Carson's Knife & Gun Club is a pastiche of a dime novel unfolding in connected short stories [...]

By |2018-05-25T02:09:57+00:00April 29th, 2018|Kit Carson's Knife & gun Club, Nurse Noir, serialized fiction|Comments Off on Kit Carson’s Knife & Gun Club – serialized pulp fiction for the night shift

Meet Seymour Hamilton: author, editor, adventurer

Meet Seymour Hamilton -- author of the Astreya Series, a nautical fantasy, The Laughing Princess, a charming collection of dragon tales, and The Hippies Who Meant It, a unique literary [...]

By |2018-04-10T13:59:48+00:00March 8th, 2018|How We Write; a series of essays by guest authors, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Meet Seymour Hamilton: author, editor, adventurer
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