Author Archives: Linda Trout

About Linda Trout

I'm a retired accountant who loves a little space around me. What better way to think of new story ideas than under a tall tree, birds chirping, gofers digging, dogs barking, and cats demanding to be in your lap? When I'm totally bored, I climb on my Harley and go for a ride. That'll blow the cobwebs out of your brain.

Leap Year Announcement

LEAPING: February 29th. Once every four years. That’s all we get to see of this date. For all of you celebrating your birthday today, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! It’s a bright, sunny, and warm day here in Oklahoma and I hope you’re … Continue reading

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She’s Alive!

It’s the beginning of a New Year (AND decade) and I’d like to resurrect myself. Yes, folks. After falling off the face of the earth for a spell, I have come back to the world of the living. 😊 I … Continue reading

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Busy Bee

This year is flying by. Seems the older I get, the faster time flies when you aren’t even looking. Yeah, I know you younger people don’t really believe that, but it’s true. My critique partners and I have finally gotten … Continue reading

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New Beginings

As 2015 rolls to an end, I can only be grateful. This has been a rough year. Not just for me but for several members of my family and friends as well. It’s strange, actually, that at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Freebies Galore!

During the month of October I’m participating in a give-away at All Romance eBooks. They’ll be giving away over 3,000 prizes! They have hundreds of ebooks, thousands of dollars in gift certificates, signed print books, lavish gift baskets, eReaders, tablets, … Continue reading

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4…3…2… The countdown is on for the rerelease of GRAVE SECRETS via Amazon’s Encore Imprint line. It’s only a matter of hours now and I’m so excited I could bust! This is my debut novel and I’m super proud of … Continue reading

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I have some exciting news: I’m pleased to announce the sale of GRAVE SECRETS to Amazon’s traditional publishing house! Amazon Publishing’s Encore imprint focuses on acquiring successful small press books with decent sales and reviews and improving their exposure and … Continue reading

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It has been a while since I posted, but it has been an emotional time and it took me a little longer than I anticipated to gather my thoughts and be able to write this. Dad and Salena’s time together … Continue reading

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You’re young and fall in love, knowing your love will last through the ages. But will it? Perhaps. Perhaps not. What about when you’re older? Do you think it’s possible to find a forever kind of love? Or would you … Continue reading

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Linda Trout’s Closet

Originally posted on Susan Spess Shay:
Let me explain– There’s this thing about me. I think people are fascinating . (ie: Everybody has A Story!) I might have mentioned, I’m not only a writer, I’m also a reading knitter (or a knitting…

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