Author Archives: Linda Johnson

“Crossing Guard” Published in New Anthology

My flash fiction story, “Crossing Guard,” was published in the anthology, The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory. This special anthology is targeted to adults struggling with memory loss. With each story only 500-750 words, the anthology offers an opportunity … Continue reading

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New Short Story Published in Red Clay Review

My short story, “Not His Father’s Son” was published in the 2017 literary magazine, Red Clay Review. You can read my short story in the digital edition or order a hard copy of the magazine via the Red Clay Review … Continue reading

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“All Clear” Published in 2017 Carolina Crimes Anthology

My short story, “All Clear” was published in the 2017 anthology, Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds. We had a book launch party on August 19th at McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. The launch party featured … Continue reading

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“Love’s Burden” Published in Crossing Lines Anthology

My short story “Love’s Burden” was published by Main Street Rag in their Crossing Lines anthology. The idea for my story was inspired by a news story about a Durham, North Carolina man who was found carrying a woman’s bones … Continue reading

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“Birthday Cake” wins Honorable Mention

My short story, “Birthday Cake” won Honorable Mention in Carolina Woman’s annual writing contest. You can find my story published in the magazine’s current on-line edition.

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2015 Anthony Award Nomination!

The anthology, Carolina Crimes: Nineteen Tales of Love, Lust and Longing, which included my short story, “Happy Pills” received an Anthony Award nomination! Winners will be selected at the 2015 Bouchercon convention in October. Anyone who attends the convention this … Continue reading

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