Keeping up with Linda

This is where you can find out what I am up to at any given time. I usually add my thoughts on what ever I am currently involved with as well.

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March 24, 2014: Linda was a guest of DG Martin on "Who's Talking" radio show (WCHL Chapel Hill, NC) about her upcoming Elevator Pitch workshop at the North Carolina Writers' Network Spring Conference. Click here to listen in. 

March 8, 2014: Linda will be teaching "How to Make an Elevator Pitch" at the North Carolina Writers' Network Spring Conference Saturday April 12, 2014 in at the University of North Carolina Greensboro campus. 

November 30, 2013: Linda has been invited to present workshops this year at the Pikes Peak Writer's Conference April 25-27, 2014. She'll be doing a pre-conference pitching workshop on the morning of April 24th "Pitch Perfect - 3 Steps to Getting Their Attention."

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October 16, 2013: Linda's latest article talks about how to be more productive in "What's Measured Grows" on the Writing from the Peak blog.

September 18, 2013: Linda talks about something only writers understand in her latest article, "Your Relationship With Your Work (or Do You Have a Doris?)" on the "Writing from the Peak" blog for the Pikes Peak Writers.

May 27, 2013: What are the two critical components of publishing? Linda talks about them in her latest article on the "Writing from the Peak" blog (Pikes Peak Writers).

May 5-12, 2013: Linda's website is attacked and hacked by the #OP USA terrorist group. Their bigger plans failed but they managed to be an inconvenience to Linda's fans. Learn more about them here.  

April 24, 2013: How do you find your writer's voice? Linda tells you how in her article Your Writer's Voice on the Pikes Peak Writer's "Writing from the Peak" blog.

March 27, 2013: Want to know why writers get rejected? Linda discusses it in her article The Number One Reason Writers Get Rejected on the Pikes Peak Writer's "Writing from the Peak" blog.

February 13, 2013: Linda talks about being productive as a writer in her article Priorities vs Time Managment on the Pikes Peak Writer's "Writing from the Peak" blog.

January 9, 2013: Linda has a new article titled Overcoming Writer's Block on the Pikes Peak Writer's "Writing from the Peak" blog. 

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December 21, 2012: In the wake of the Connecticut tragedy, Christian Freedom Network radio is interviewing Linda about the connection she found between school shootings and Al Qaeda - research that promoted her to write her award-winning novel The Prophetess One: At Risk. The show will air live Friday, December 21st, at 7 pm EST. 

 

November 3, 2012: Linda is presenting her workshop The Second Log Line at the Fall 2012 North Carolina Writers' Network Conference

 

 

 

 

 

June 28, 2012: New Writer's Clock available - Satin Nickel (silver). Click here for a look!

June 6, 2012: An article Linda wrote for a national publication is used by her editor (and friend) Mike Ehret as an example in his blog "Writing on the Fine Line."

altMay 22, 2012: Linda's book The Prophetess One: At Risk makes the short list as a finalist in the 2012 International Book Awards in the Religious: Fiction category.

May 2, 2012: Linda is on the Pikes Peak Writer's blog, Writing from the Peak, with Part 2 of her article "The Shy Author Syndrome."

April 6, 2012: Linda is on Aaron Ritchey's blog talking on the subject of Angels. 

April 1, 2012: Linda is doing three workshops at the 20th annual Pikes Peak Writers conference April 19-22, 2012. The favorite workshops conference organizers selected for Linda to teach for this special anniversary gala are The Second Log Line, What's My Genre, and The Writer's Toolbox.

March 30, 2012: Linda will be keynote speaker at the Shaw University writer's conference on April 12, 2012. Click here for more from the Triangle Events website.

March 1, 2012: Young Adult author Aaron Ritchy interviews Linda on his blog, "I go geek and get gushy with thriller writer Linda Rohrbough."

February 11, 2012: On Thursday, March 8 at 2pm Linda will speak to the Mystery Readers group at the Cary Community Library Downtown Branch, 310 South Academy Street, Cary, NC 27511, (919) 460-3350. Her topic, "How I Make My Characters Come Alive." Free to the public. Many thanks to librarian Karen Kiley for setting this up.

February 4, 2012: Linda has a new article on her website: "New Developments in the Publishing Business."

January 19, 2012: Linda has an article up on the Pikes Peak Writer's Blog, "The Editor's Seat."

January 6, 2012: Linda has a new article on her website: Prepublished? Prepare for Success.

December 16, 2011: Linda is is a guest blogger on Dr. Veronica's blog. Her topic, Based on Results, Dieting Doesn't Work.

December 13, 2011: Linda is on Wellness for the Real World radio with Dr. Veronica talking about weight loss surgery with her surgeon and coauthor Dr. Robert Sewell. Listen to the recording here.  Check out Linda's book she coauthored with Dr. Sewell here

December 2, 2011: Linda's latest newsletter is available. View it here.

December 1, 2011: There's a new article available from Linda on her Articles page.

November 19, 2011: Blog touring, Linda is on Salena Stormo's Through His Eyes blog. And there'll be a drawing for a free copy of The Prophetess One: At Risk.

November 17, 2011: The Pikes Peak Writer's blog "Writing from the Peak" features Linda's report on an industry insider discussion about publishing.

November 16, 2011: Linda is on Lena Nelson Dooley's blog today sharing how she hosed down a motorcycle rider in Los Angeles and how her dog can hold a potato chip on her nose. (And about her new book, The Prophetess One: At Risk.)

November 11, 2011: There's a new article available from Linda on her Articles page.

November 10, 2011: Linda's latest newsletter is available. View it here.

November 4, 2011: Channel 9 in Morehead City, NC features Linda's Writer's Toolbox workshop in their local events reporting.

October 20, 2011: New Amberly Writers Workshop - Linda will teach a four week writing course for fiction and nonfiction writers starting November 1 at her home owners association clubhouse in Amberly in Cary, North Carolina. Details are available on the Amberly POA website.

October 18, 2011: New article from Linda "Paid Critiques Helpful Service to Many" published in the ACFW ezine "Afictionado."

October 11, 2011: Check out this announcement about Linda's November workshops.

October 2, 2011: Linda's latest newsletter is available. View it here.

October 1, 2011: There's a new article available from Linda on her Articles page here.

September 30, 2011: It's High Five Friday at Sandra Adroin's blog. And Linda's awards are featured.

September 28, 2011: Just found out the dates for the 2012 October Writing Away Retreat have changed to October 3-8, 2012. I'll be there as a resident author along with author Justin Taylor, editors Mike Signorelli (HarperCollins) and Doug Crandall, and agent Sorche Fairbank. Writing Away Retreats were named among the top in the world by the Brazillian Magazine Epoca! (circ 500K).

September 21, 2011: Aimed at people who have overcome big obstacles or developed extraordinary talents to help others, Linda is featured on the Today's Honoree blog.

September 14, 2011: Linda is on the Pretty Opinionated blog talking about the "War in Our Own Backyard."

September 2, 2011: The North Carolina Writers Network features this new article by Linda, "'I'm Going to be Doing WHAT the Rest of my Career?' said the Author."

September 1, 2011: Check out Linda's latest article for September about getting an endorsement for your book. And check out Linda's latest newsletter for September.

altAugust 30, 2011: The Prophetess One: At Risk takes second place overall in the Millennium Star Publishing Awards.

 

 

 

 

 

August 23, 2011: Linda is featured on the Pikes Peak Writers blog Writing from the Peak talking about the twenty things found in the first two pages of best-selling novels.

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August 20, 2011: At the Global eBook Awards ceremony in Santa Barbara, California, The Prophetess One:At Risk is named the WINNER in the "Religion/Faith - Fiction" category.

August 19, 2011: Today, The Prophetess One: At Risk is named a FINALIST in the 2011 Global eBook Awards.

 

 

August 12, 2011: Caroline Brown reviews The Prophetess One: At Risk on her Sunnybank Meanderings blog today.

August 11, 2011: The Austin-American Statesman runs a story about school shootings and the link to Al-Qaeda that talks about Linda's new book.

August 3, 2011: Linda is featured in WEBHOST MAGAZINE Canada.

August 2, 2011: Check out Linda's latest article for August about preparing for a new up and coming distribution channel for fiction. And check out Linda's latest newsletter for August.

July 29, 2011: Linda is on the Reflections in Hindsight blog today talking about what a good pitch from a writer to an editor or agent looks like. And she has a new article up on the Pikes Peak Writer's Writing from the Peak blog titled, "The CLM (Career-Limiting Move)."

July 14, 2011: Linda did an interview today with Craig Peterson of Tech Talk Radio about her iPhone app "Pitch Your Book." Look for the interview soon on www.TechTalkRadio.com.

And check out Linda's latest newsletter for July.

alt  July 6, 2011: The Prophetess One: At Risk is nominated for the Global eBook Awards.

July 1, 2011: New writers are finding open doors with publishers and opportunities in the e-book market. Find out more in my July Market News column for the American Christian Fiction Writers e-zine Afictionado.

June 27, 2011: K. Dawn Bryd is giving away a copy of The Prophetess One: At Risk in e-book format to some fortunate person who comments on my story behind the book posted on her blog today and tomorrow, June 28th. And The Prophetess One: At Risk is featured as a new suspense novel on the Agatha Remembered blog

June 25, 2011 at 6:30 pm I will be at Quail Ridge Books with the Raleigh Write to Publish group June 25th at 6:30pm doing a discussing "Big Press vs Small Press," talking about my new iPhone App "Pitch Your Book" and signing copies of my new novel The Prophetess One: At Risk. Find out more on my Appearances page.

June 17, 2011: I an on the Pentalk blog today talking about "The Difference Between Writing and Pitching - It's Less Than You Think."   And Carol Moncado was kind enough to review my iPhone App "Pitch Your Book" on Carol's blog today as well. And she posted the resulting pitches she came up with for her work in progress and a new title she's planning.

June 4, 2011: In my column for the Pikes Peak Writers Writing from the Peak blog, I talk about what it's like to have a new novel out there.

June 4, 2011: New markets are opening up for books. I talk about this in my "Market News" column for Afictionado, the American Fiction Writers e-zne. 

June 1, 2011: There's a new article up on my website about the new distribution channel for books.

May 27, 2011: See my latest newsletter - click here.

May 21, 2011: The Reflections in Hindsight blog featured an article by author Lisa Lickel about my new iPhone App "Pitch Your Book." Check it out!

May 3, 2011: There's a new article up on my Articles page. This one offers an essential tip for fiction writing. Check it out!

Book Signing April 30, 2011: Award-winning author Linda Rohrbough will sign her new novel, The Prophetess One: At Risk, in conjunction with the Pikes Peak Writers Conference, Saturday afternoon April 30, 2011 from 1:45 to 2:15 pm, main ballroom, Colorado Springs Marriott, 5580 Tech Center Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80919, (719) 260-1800(719) 260-1800. Open to the pulic, free parking.

 

altMonday, April 25, 2011, Raleigh, NC - Apple approved my iPhone App "Pitch Your Book," and it's available now for $3.99. Of course, I'm excited. The App allows you to do a workshop with me to learn my three-step formual to talk about any book to an agent or editor. Where else can you do an entire workshop to help you prepare to pitch for the cost of a latte?


 

altTuesday, April 19, 2011, Raleigh, NC - Today on the Pikes Peak Writers Blog, my article "Book Ideas" is up. In it, I talk about how I got the idea for my new novel coming out this month, The Prophetess One: At Risk. I also mention some rookie mistakes I made. And I address how our uniqueness makes our book ideas both universal and as individual as our fingerprints.
 


Wedsnesday, February 2, 2011, Raleigh, NC -There's a new article up up on the site today. Check it out!

Also my latest "Market News" column is up as part of ACFW's e-zine Afictionado. I also offer a couple of marketing ideas for writers and this month the tips focus on talking to the media.




alt  Saturday, January 15, 2011, Raleigh, NC - I was pleasantly surprised to discover this week that my "Business of Writing Column" is now on Publishers Marketplace. The Pikes Peak Writers, who are kind enough to allow me to write for their "Writing from the Peak" blog every month, made a deal with PM to have their blog featured. My column is first for the new year on January 6th. I'm delighted.


alt  Wednesday, November 17, 2010, Raleigh, NC - My New York Times #1 best-selling author friend Debbie Macomber made me promise that I would not tell anyone about something I coached her on. Until now. She talks about it in her new non-fiction book, God's Guest List. I'm featured in Chapter 3, starting on page 29. Now that's a list worth being on, and I'm both honored and humbled.


 


Talt  Thursday, November 5, 2010, Charlotte, NC - Headed to Charlotte for the North Carolina Writer's Network fall conference. I'm doing my "Promoting Yourself" workshop Saturday morning. Hope to see you there.
 



altThursday, September 2, 2010, Indianapolis, IN - I'll be attending the American Christian Fiction Writers conference this month in Indianapolis the 17th through the 19th. Hope to meet you there.

 


Friday, July 16, 2010, Charlotte, NC - Just confirmed I'll be speaking at the North Carolina Writer's Network fall conference in Charlotte doing my "Promoting Yourself" workshop. Dates are November 5-7, 2010. Hope you'll make plans to meet me there.


Tuesday, May 25, 2010, Raleigh, NC - Check out a short video of me talking about the publishing business in my new Videos section.


alt  Saturday, May 1, 2010, Breckenridge, CO - I'm off to Colorado again, this time for the Writing Away Retreat. Many talented authors are coming to work on their manuscripts and I'm looking forward to being part of their success. The retreat boosts an eighty-five percent success rate of attending authors getting agented. I heard it was full, but then someone canceled so there might still be a chance to get in. 


 


 


alt  Thursday, April 1, 2010, Colorado Springs, CO - I'm looking forward to my time in Colorado coming up the end of this month when I speak at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference. My good friend Jodi Thomas is a keynote speaker. I'm excited for her because Jodi is up for yet another national award (a RITA) for her latest book The Lone Texan. This conference is always a winner. Can't wait.


 


 



 

So that's the news. And thank you for "Keeping Up With Linda."

 

 
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