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.

Meet Anne Maclachlan: Writer, Editor, Ghost

Are you looking for a relevant, engaging article for your website or publication? Need a press release written quickly? Are you an independent author looking for a freelance editor to [...]

By |2018-04-10T13:58:39-07:00March 3rd, 2018|How We Write; a series of essays by guest authors, what inspires me, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Meet Anne Maclachlan: Writer, Editor, Ghost

Blue Moon Luck, the audiobook

Blue Moon Luck "Ambition, determination, drugs, booze, the raging hormones of youth are masterfully brought to life in this great piece of literary fiction. One of the best books I’ve [...]

By |2018-04-10T14:00:52-07:00February 21st, 2018|audiobooks, Blue Moon Luck, coming-of-age fiction, fictional memoir, Give-aways|Comments Off on Blue Moon Luck, the audiobook

Barbados Bound, the audiobook

Barbados Bound, the audiobook, performed and produced by Ariana Fraval -- coming soon from Audible.com! I came aboard with the prostitutes the night before the ship set sail… [...]

By |2018-04-21T17:27:34-07:00February 19th, 2018|audiobooks, cover art, historical fiction, maritime history, Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Barbados Bound, the audiobook

Audiobook Release: Friday Night Knife & Gun Club

For immediate release December 26, 2017 Friday Night Knife & Gun Club, the audiobook Story written by L.S.Collison Performed by Annika Connor Cover art by Annika Connor Author Linda Collison [...]

By |2018-04-10T16:40:51-07:00December 26th, 2017|audiobooks, cover art, fictional memoir, Nurse Noir, short fiction|Comments Off on Audiobook Release: Friday Night Knife & Gun Club

Friday Night Knife & Gun Club fiction

Meet Kit Carson, RN -- gun-toting critical care nurse on the night shift in fictional hospital in Denver, Colorado.  "Guns and cowboy boots; it's a western thing. Part of our [...]

Iceland’s Immigrant Song

Iceland's original immigrant song may have been the poems composed by the helmsmen and women of the open rowboats, to aid them in remembering choice fishing spots. The first immigrants [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:12:30-07:00November 26th, 2017|history, maritime history, nautical history, women sailors|Comments Off on Iceland’s Immigrant Song

Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series — Book 3

Rhode Island Rendezvous; Book 3 of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series "An insightful look at life at sea during the colonial era, this novel offers a combination of adventure, [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:14:06-07:00October 21st, 2017|books, historical fiction, Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series — Book 3
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