“Bespotted is a love story and a testament to the special provenance of dogs to guide humans through the darkest moments in our lives.”
MICHELLE RICHMOND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GOLDEN STATE AND THE YEAR OF FOG
“Bespotted is part memoir, part love song to dogs, all wonderful.”
ELLEN SUSSMAN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A WEDDING IN PROVENCE AND FRENCH LESSONS
Meet the author
I love the ocean, whether it is brilliant and blue at the foot of the cliffs, or churning gray and stormy on the horizon. I love my three Dalmatians, who curl at my feet while I read. I love my two sons, thirty-one and thirty-two. I love my husband, partner of fifteen years. And, of course, I love spending time every day with words and fitting them together, just so. My life is the well I draw from, and I offer its story up to you.
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Writing brings me peace. I hope my words may pass some of this serenity on to you.” -Linda
I am perhaps most passionate about helping people open up and find their own voice.
Sessions in which you get a personal coach for your project is my specialty.
Give The Boy A Dog This Summer–When I was a child, my parents held out to me the example of an excellent and dedicated writer, my great-grandfather, Arthur Gray Staples. My mother, a Pulitzer-Prize winning poet herself, told me many stories of his life in Maine, in the early 1900’s, as the editor-in-chief of the Lewiston Evening Journal, which was considered […]