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Linda Aksomitis
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Linda Aksomitis

Linda Aksomitis is an award winning, internationally published author of 30+ books in numerous genres. Linda’s books span the range from textbooks (Guide to Becoming a Library Technician) to high interest/low vocabulary nonfiction (Science Solves it All: Sports Champions). Two of her young adult novels have been finalists in the Saskatchewan Books Awards, and her western juvenile novel, Longhorns and Outlaws, was a winner in the Foreward Magazine Awards, presented in 2008 in New York at the Book Expo. As an Instructional Designer at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina, Linda draws on her eight years of experience teaching the Library Technician program, as well as Business courses, for Credenda Virtual College. She has a Master of Vocational/Technical Education degree with a major in English and an Education major as a Teacher/Librarian. Her thesis work focused on communications in online education. Linda also teaches three online courses, Introduction to Internet Writing Markets, Publish and Sell Your E-Books, and Write Effective Web Content through the community college network in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, and Europe. Previously, Linda spent five years as an instructor for the Connecticut college program, Writing for Children, teaching both the introductory and book writing programs. Currently, Linda lives in the town of Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, although she spends a lot of time through the year visiting many locations as a travel writer, and creating content for her travel blog / online magazine, She has presented sessions in the U.S., Sweden, and the Philippines for the travel writing organization, TBEX. Speaking engagements have also taken her coast to coast in Canada over the years.

Workshops Offered

Armchair Travel
Group Size: 10-50
Slideshow of travel destination images with narration about the experience and how it has impacted my life. Quote: The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust
Writer's Guide to Publishing Opportunities on the Internet
Group Size: 4-25
You may have heard that every day, another traditional writing market disappears. Don’t let that discourage you from writing! Instead, discover the thousands of lucrative publishing opportunities that await you on the Internet if you understand Internet marketing. Whether you’re just taking your first steps toward that dream of getting published, or you have a dozen books to your credit, this course will show you how you can start earning income on the Web right away.


Badlands and Outlaws

Linda Aksomitis, 2014,

Kidnapped by Outlaws

Linda Aksomitis, 2014,

Lawmen and Outlaws

Linda Aksomitis, 2014,

Snowmobile Challenge

Linda Aksomitis, 2013,


Linda Aksomitis, 2012,

L is for Land of Living Skies

Sleeping Bear Press, 2010,

Pictures (Nitty Gritty Reading Series)

Pearson New Zealand, 2010,

Choosing a Career (Issues That Concern You)

Greenhaven, 2008,

Longhorns and Outlaws

Coteau, 2008,

Sports Champions

Crabtree, 2008,

Teen Driving (Issues That Concern You)

Greenhaven, 2008,

Downloading Music (Issues That Concern You)

Greenhaven, 2007,

Run (Nitty Gritty Reading Series)

Pearson New Zealand, 2007,

Backroad Mapbook Nova Scotia

Mussio Ventures Ltd., 2006,

The Illustrated Guide To Snowmobile Racing

Icongrafix, 2006,

Adeline's Dream

Coteau, 2005,

Backroad Mapbook Manitoba

Mussio Ventures Ltd., 2005,

Backroad Mapbook Saskatchewan

Mussio Ventures Ltd., 2005,

Snowmobile Adventures (The Incredible Canadian Success Story from Bombardier to the Villeneuves)

Altitude, 2003,

Guide to Becoming a Library Technician

ICDC Publishing, 2002,

Teacher's Guide to Becoming a Library Technician

ICDC Publishing, 2002,


American Snowmobiler
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Country Extra
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Fine Lifestyles Regina
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Guide2Travel Online Magazine
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Heartland Boating
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal

Writing Groups

  • CANSCAIP SK Horizons
  • Children's Writers Round Robin


Electronic Media
  • Blogs
  • Websites
  • Action/Adventure
  • Western
  • General Non-Fiction
  • History—Period
  • Travel
  • General
  • Storytelling


Academic/Research Writing
  • Research
  • Advertising/Marketing Material
  • Advertorials
  • Developmental/Project Editing
  • Substantive/Structural Editing
Electronic/Online Media
  • Online
  • Photojournalism
Lecturing/Public Speaking
  • Conferences
  • Professional Development Workshops
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