Lynda Holmes resides in Flowery Branch, GA with her husband, Dale Holmes. They have two grown children and one grandson. Lynda worked as a part-time instructor for North Georgia College & State University in the Department of Teacher Education and as an elementary school teacher. She is a member of the NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonel William Candler chapter, Gainesville, GA). Lynda is also a member of the Northeast Georgia Writers and was selected as 2007 Writer of the Year. She enjoys time with family, church, and doing volunteer work.
Beyond Jesse James (One-Act Play) was selected as a 2008 Playwrights Showcase winner by SNCA (Sautee Nacoochee Community Association, http://www.snca.org/). Beyond Jesse James was performed April 26-27, 2008 at the Sautee Nacoochee Center Theater by the Sautee Stars).
"Reading for Fun and Learning” (2008 monthly column for 400 Edition Magazine).
Spring Cleaning (2006, Publish America). Juvenile, Christian fiction.
"Driving Lessons” (Non-fiction memoir), "The Summertime Lake Jamboree” (poem), "Flying High” (poem) in Our Journey, Anthology of the Northeast Georgia Writers (2007, Northeast Georgia Writers).
Lynda has also written numerous professional articles that have been published in journals including Language Arts, the Georgia Journal of Reading, and the Journal of Content Area Reading. She earned her Ed.D in Reading Education from The University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1999).
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