About Me

About Me

Linda Bartosik...
First steps of a beginning writer/artist/illustrator. Follow me on my journey. Read More...

My newest book now available on Amazon!

My newest book now available on Amazon!

Many treasures lie under the sea, but will Alistar find the one that will make ‘The Perfect Birthday Present’ for his mom? Join this adventurous little sea star and his best buddy Barnaby (a blob fish) as they travel through the beautiful deep blue sea, meeting many other creatures of the deep. When the two friends finally stumble upon the perfect present, Alistar needs to make a difficult decision, which only he can make. When he does, the little sea star learns that there are times when it is not the present that is important, but the thought behind it.

My First Cover! Now available on Amazon – Kindle & Hardcover

My First Cover! Now available on Amazon – Kindle & Hardcover

For Linda Crowley, the first day of the year had always been set aside to work on new, positive beginnings and 1970 was no different. Her husband and children were by all accounts healthy and no one even considered the terrible thought that tragedy would strike before the day was over, and life as she had known it was gone.

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My first illustrating project available on Amazon

My first illustrating project available on Amazon

Haley doesn't have a normal pet she has a goat, Ralph. He thinks he's having fun but he's causing untold trouble for Haley. Trouble seems to follow Ralph everywhere he goes only he doesn't know it. Haley's father says Ralph has to be sold!

It’s All In The Eyes

“And that is why, when it’s time to make a change in my life, I just BEGIN.

Even if I’m starting in the wrong place. On the wrong project.

I simply BEGIN.

ACTION is magical. Somehow, action leads to clarity. Begin somewhere and just pay attention to the results you get. Then, . . . → Read More: It’s All In The Eyes

Speaking Of Joy….

My writer friend Diane published a new blog on Saturday entitled “Feed the Soul”. It was just a short little post, but it made me stop, and for the last three days, ponder the question she posed. Her question was:

“What makes you joyful? What gets you out of your entanglement?”

I walked away from . . . → Read More: Speaking Of Joy….

From An Illustrator’s Perspective

When new things appear on my radar that require me to put in more spiritual work to deal with them, I tend to focus on one aspect of the situation until the focus becomes my focus and I lose perspective entirely. My illustrating project has taught me much about dealing with the things life throws . . . → Read More: From An Illustrator’s Perspective