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!

Manna + Trappings = Peace

I’m making my way, one more time, through Melody Beattie’s “More…The Language of Letting Go”. At least this time I understand the concept. At least this time I have made huge progress in that elusive, but necessary, part of life.

The arrangement of the topics over the last three days caught my interest. March . . . → Read More: Manna + Trappings = Peace

What? LIVE With An Unsolved Problem?

What? Live with an unsolved problem? Really Lord? There's peace in that?

That was my reaction to my morning reading this morning. I'm taking a second trip through Melody Beattie's More The Language of Letting Go. This morning that concept was just flung across the page, striking me, and even enraging me a little. Isn't . . . → Read More: What? LIVE With An Unsolved Problem?

Holy Holy Holy….

…Lord God almighty….. How many of you Catholics out there remember that little song from mass on Sundays? It still rings in my head after all these years. While still feeling allegiance to the catholic faith, I have bounced from holy building to holy building trying to find a peaceful home now for many years. . . . → Read More: Holy Holy Holy….

Tale of a Home Business

Monday morning I was standing in my kitchen with my hands on the counter, looking around while fear and anxiety slowly took hold. Three weeks ago, on a similar Monday morning, the same thing happened. Both Monday mornings were the start of independent projects for me. Getting my book published, and starting a small business . . . → Read More: Tale of a Home Business