Random Thoughts & Other Important Stuff – Page 6 – Linda Poitevin

10 My writing life…exciting news and updates!

So things have been happening around here in my writing life. Exciting things. SERIOUSLY exciting things. Like signing with a brand new agent. Who sounds totally awesome (we talked about books a lot) and comes highly recommended. And who wants to pitch my about-to-be-self-published SHADOW OF DOUBT to New York publishers. 😯 For real. See? I told […]


2 Treasured Sweater Memories

I have a treasure in my office. It hangs on the back of my chair for whenever I need it–which is most days, because my office is in the basement and it’s freezing down here! It’s miles too big for me, but that doesn’t matter. It’s also showing its age a little bit (it has all […]


6 Shadow of Doubt Cover Reveal!

I am beyond thrilled to finally show you the cover for my upcoming romantic suspense release, Shadow of Doubt! This one was a toughie, because my former cover designer (who did such a fabulous job on Sins of the Lost, Sins of the Warrior, and Forever Grace) is no longer in the business, so I […]


Calling all readers!

Hello, dear readers! I have a special project going on…wanna help? (Spoiler alert: it means you get to read my new books before they’re released!) Here’s the scoop: I’ve started compiling a list of readers interested in receiving  advance copies (warning: this means they won’t be copy edited, so typos may occur!) of my upcoming […]


A Home Without Books

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about volunteering as an English tutor for Syrian refugees here in Ottawa. I didn’t mention it at the time, but something has been bothering me ever since my first visit with the family: they have no books. None. Not a one. There are three boys, ages 7, 13, and […]


3 Breaking Barriers: Getting out of the Comfort Zone

So last night, I did something new to me: I met with a family of Syrian refugees that I’m going to be tutoring in English. It’s the first time I’ve ever done anything like this, and I have to admit that I was hesitant about the idea. Meeting new people is awkward for me to […]

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