I’ve been an avid reader from an early age, and historical fiction has always been one of my favorite genres. I love reading about other times and places and the people who lived them.
I’ve always loved writing as well, and now I’m able to combine both those joys. My debut novel is a young adult historical, Yakimali’s Gift, which takes place in 1775 New Spain–Mexico (modern day Arizona) and California.
I want to share with kids and teens my love of books: the worlds they open, the things they teach, the feelings they express.
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Today I’m very happy to welcome L.E. Fred to my blog. L.E. is a writer, traveler, and “perpetual dreamer.” Linda Covella: Welcome, L.E., and congratulations on your new release Lucid. How long have you been a writer? L.E. Fred: I have been writing since middle school. After being converted to…
To celebrate her release of Dragon Within, Kyra Dune is hosting a Facebook party featuring a slew of awesome young adult authors (including me :-D). The event starts Friday August 15, 2014 at 10am and goes all weekend until Sunday August 17 9pm Central Time. There will be prizes and…
Today, I’m visiting Christina Lorenzen in her “Wednesdays With…” series where I talk about Yakimali’s Gift. Please check it out here. From Christina: Today is Wednesday, and I’m pleased to have Linda Covella join us with her book, Yakimali’s Gift. Though I haven’t read a lot in the historical genre,…