Dr. Linda Tate is known for . . .
Linda’s writing ranges from scholarship to memoir, from magazine articles to web content development, from curriculum and training materials to fact sheets and reports. Reviewers have praised her writing as “lively and compelling,” “uncluttered and clear.” Her outstanding writing skills have won her a prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship as well as numerous research grants.
engaged teaching, training, speaking
Honored as the 2003 West Virginia Professor of the Year, Linda has had a long career as an engaged teacher. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin – and topped it off with a minor in Computer Science and Curriculum & Instruction. With 26 years in the higher education classroom, Linda has also led numerous professional development workshops for K-12 teachers, spoken at state, national, and international education conferences, and taught targeted writing courses for professionals in technical fields. Whatever the venue, Linda loves teaching – and her enthusiasm shows.
at-your-side coaching and developmental editing
Linda loves to help writers tell their stories and get their words on the page. Linda has worked with many individual authors to help them craft and structure their articles, blog posts, and books. She has also worked with companies and organizations to shape cohesive documents based on the work of many individuals and teams.
eagle-eye editing and proofreading
Linda began her career as a typesetter and proofreader and has maintained exacting standards ever since. She has served as a copy editor, proofreader, and peer editor and has developed and taught an advanced course in technical editing. A stickler for detail, Linda produces clean, correct copy.
on-point project management and meeting content development
Linda can see the big picture and zoom in on the details that help bring that big picture to life. Linda has led major projects for philanthropic foundations and nonprofit organizations. She has particular expertise in shepherding the content development for national meetings.
meeting aggressive deadlines and providing real value to clients
A team player who can also work independently, Linda is no stranger to hard work. She takes a roll-up-her-sleeves-and-get-the-job-done attitude to every project she takes on, and clients can rest assured that Linda will meet deadlines promptly and with a smile.