Author and District Champion at Toastmaster’s International
Linda Champion knows how to invite people into her book. You know her when you see her, because she is often in costume. With her husband Ken, a poet and musician, she has participated in dozens of book and craft festivals, and other special events. Among her appearances: Orange County Children’s Book Festival, Great Valley Bookfest, Fairytale Town’s Children’s Book Festival, and the California Author’s Invitational-State Fair. She has made several TV and radio appearances.
Linda’s Fairy Tales for Life: A Collection of Fourteen Original Short Stories won First Place in Children’s Books at the 2015 San Francisco Book Festival and First Place in Children’s Books, at the 2016 Amsterdam Book Festival. Earlier this year she was invited to visit the Hans Christian Anderson Museum in Denmark. She maintains a close relationship with this museum.
A retired high school teacher, Linda (ChampionWritingCreations.com) is a CWC Sacramento board member and District Winner of Toastmasters, International Club, “Spellbinders.” She has made several presentations on the subject of fairy tales, most recently at the North State Writers Branch of CWC.
Linda is currently working on a second book of fairy tales. She has also written a memoir called Conversations with My Auntie Margaret About Sporty Dog.
The California Writers Club–Sacramento Branch Networking Meeting is held the first Friday of every month at Coco’s Restaurant, 7887 Madison Avenue, Citrus Heights, at the corner of Madison and Sunrise, starting at 9 a.m. Meetings are free. Attendees pay for their own breakfast.
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