linda-sherwoodLinda Sherwood  – A non-fiction writer who prefers writing feature articles, Linda has a strong background in hard news coverage. She is well known for her in-depth coverage and well researched articles as well as her more heartwarming stories. She worked as a journalist for more than 20 years writing about murders, school boards, garden tours, county government, sports and more.  Currently, Linda is open to freelance opportunities.

For several years, Linda published a journalism web site aimed at assisting journalists at small-town newspapers, SmallTownPress. The site was recognized by Writer’s Digest magazine as being one of the 101 best websites for writers in 1999. Many of the journalism articles available elsewhere on this site originally appeared in SmallTownPress. Although aimed primarily at the small-town journalist, these articles are also helpful to freelance writers.  Linda Sherwood began freelance writing in 1999. Her freelance work has appeared in a variety of publications both in print and online in three countries. She has also done public relations works for a variety of businesses.  In addition to working as a freelance writer and journalist, Linda taught journalism at a community college as well as served as adviser to the college’s newspaper.  Linda currently teaches English at Ferris State University and is writing a nonfiction memoir, Fat Man’s Daughter.