Writer, author, memoir teacher. I write about the connections we find by giving each other the time and space to be heard.

NEW! The Shepherd book discovery site is featuring my list of Best Time Travel Books Dealing With Women’s Issues! 

Published in May 2021, by Sand Hill Review Press

Where the Stork Flies, a novel about a modern day feminist whose search for her best life pushes her family away until a pair of unlikely time travelers teach her the meaning of unconditional love.

Published by Pearlsong Press, Off Kilter, a memoir about finding balance when your life doesn’t fit:

Growing up in the 1950s was not Ozzie & Harriet and Father Knows Best for Linda C. Wisniewski. Unlike the characters on her favorite TV shows, Linda learned to be quiet, atone for the sins of others, and just plain suffer as a way of life. Only when she came to terms with her Polish Catholic heritage, her physical deformity, and her widowed mother did she find inner peace and the keys to her own happiness.

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Guest blog posts and interviews

Sixty and Me

Writing to Heal: A Personal Journey

Meet the Writer: Linda C. Wisniewski

Life Is a Riddle and a Mystery

A Mother’s Writing Timeline 

Healing and Health Benefits of Memoir

Short stories

Bonnie’s Dream Room, Sledgehammer Lit Magazine, September 4, 2021.

“How to Get a Covid Vaccine,” Pearl S Buck Writing Center Literary Journal, Winter/Spring 2020-2021.

“One April Day,” Neshaminy Magazine, Fall 2019.

“Cold Beer and Great Good,” Better Than Starbucks, March 2019.

Lake in the Woods,” gravel, October 2018.

“What We Say When We Don’t Know What To Do,” Errata Literary Magazine, Summer 2005.

Personal Essays

“Wide Open Spaces,” Ruminate (Readers Write), Fall 2022.

“This is a Moment of Suffering,” Ginosko, Winter 2022-2023.

“Fresh Off the Boat”, Multiplicity blog, June 25, 2020.

“Class of Rebels,” Panoply Literary Magazine, Summer 2021.

“Write Me Home,” Adelaide Literary Magazine No. 41, October 2020.

“Personal Banking,” The Blue Nib, November 2019.

They Call Themselves Indians,” Little Rose Magazine, August 23, 2019.

“Two Words I Didn’t Know,” Ruminate, May 16, 2019.

Making It Through the Loneliness On a Solo Writer’s Retreat,” Brevity nonfiction blog, December 4, 2018.

“Old Women and Other Strangers,” The Sunlight Press, September 24, 2017.

“Brownie’s Lunch,” Inklette, April 2, 2016.

“Bread On the Grass,” Hippocampus, August 2, 2012.

“My Grandfather’s Ear,” Toasted Cheese, March 1, 2007.

“A Connecting Thread,” Toasted Cheese, December 1, 2004.

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