Linda Gilden is an experienced writer, speaker, editor, writing coach, and Certified Personality Trainer. Author of the popular Love Notes series, she is also the author of Mommy Pick-Me-Ups, Personality Perspectives, Mama Was the Queen of Christmas, Called to Write, Why You Do What You Do, Words to Live By, Called to Speak and many ghostwritten books. With hundreds of magazine articles to her credit, Linda Gilden is a prolific writer who loves to share a great story. As a freelance editor and writing coach working with publishers and individuals, she encourages others to make their writing the best it can be. She speaks nationally many times throughout the year, is a frequent radio and television guest, and welcomes the opportunity to help others become better communicators. As a member of the CLASS Seminar training staff, Linda enjoys helping others polish their speaking and writing skills on their journeys to clear, concise communication. She is Director of Writing Programs for CLASSEMINARS, Inc., the CLASS Christian Writers Conference, and the Carolina Christian Writers Conference.

Linda Gilden is a wife, mother of three, mother-in-law of three, and grandmother of six children and five dogs so she has many wonderful sources for writing and speaking material. Her greatest joy is spending time with her family.

Her experience includes:

  • Certified Personality Trainer
  • CLASSeminar Trainer and Staff Member
  • Director of Carolina Christian Writers Conference
  • Staff Member of The Christian Communicator Critique Service
  • Editor, The Encourager, magazine of First Baptist, Spartanburg, SC
  • Frequent Instructor at national writers conferences such as Glorieta Christian
    Writers Conference, Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference, Florida Christian Writers Conference
  • Developer and Coordinator of Get Published Now!TM program for new writers
  • Freelance Editor for publishing houses and individual clients
  • Graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature
  • Judge for many Writer’s Digest writing competitions
  • Adjunct Professor (teaches “Writing to Expand Your Ministry”) in the Women’s Ministry Program, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, American Society of Journalists and Authors, CLASSEMINARS, Inc., and Christian Authors Network.