Linda Gilden

Linda Gilden – AWSA Certified Coach


Contact Linda:




Linda Gilden is an experienced writer, speaker, editor, and writing coach. Author of 19 books including Called to Write, Words to Live By, Called to Speak, Articles, Articles, Articles!, LINKED Quick Guide to Personalities, and several ghostwritten books. With over a thousand magazine articles to her credit, Linda Gilden loves to share a great story. As a freelance editor and writing coach, she encourages others to make their writing the best it can be. As a personality consultant, Linda loves her front row seat helping others discover their personalities in a way that builds and strengthens relationships one link at a time. As Director of the Carolina Christian Writers Conference, Linda loves to see writers have that “aha!” moment when it all starts to fit together. Linda Gilden’s experience includes co-founding the LINKED Personality System, frequently presenting and instructing at numerous national writers conferences, freelance editor for publishing houses and individuals, judge for many prestigious contests, teaching “Writing to Expand Your Ministry” in the Women’s Ministry Program at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and being a regular columnist for multiple websites and magazines. Her days are immersed in writing-related activities and her favorite times are spent encouraging new writers and helping other writers learn how to take their writing to the next level. She truly believes writers can make a different in the world one word at a time. Linda Gilden is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her greatest joy is time spent with her family. Her favorite activity is floating in a pool with a good book surrounded by splashing children!