About Linda Klinger
Linda received her first writing award at age seven: She clinched the grand prize in “The Ugliest Bug” contest with her story about a homely—but heroic—insect.
Since then, Linda has successfully tackled topics beyond bugs, authoring more than three thousand articles and fifteen books… at last count.
She has also received dozens of writing and editing awards from institutions such as the Addys, Washington and New York Art Directors Clubs, and Broadcast Designers Association.
Linda established her business in 1990 to provide a full spectrum of high-quality writing and editing services. She specializes in online and print articles, marketing collateral, technical documentation, and Web content for business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets.
In addition, she manages all phases of internal and external communications on a freelance basis, including evaluating information and marketing needs; developing story ideas; and overseeing production.
Her career highlights include:
- Independent writer and editor since 1990
- Part-time writing and business instructor since 1991
- Full-time marketing communications writer and copyeditor for companies such as The Acacia Group and Peoples Life Insurance
- Full-time technical writer, editor, and project manager for contractors such as E-Systems and Comarco, where she held DoD and Treasury TS/S clearances
- Freelance reporter for the Washington Business Journal
- Real-time television caption editor for the National Captioning Institute
Linda is a member of the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. She holds a B.A. degree with honors in writing and philosophy from Lake Forest College in Illinois.