Linda Farmer “Lin” Harris

Linda Farmer Harris 
Turning Tidbits of History into Unforgettable Stories

Fun Submission

Durango, Colorado, hosts the annual La Plata County Fair.  In 2014, I entered three pieces in the Language Arts Division-Section F-Senior. Won $2 each for the first place awards.


  1. first place in the Script Writing category

  2. first place in the Young Adult category

  3. third place in the Adult category

Celebratied a new release with Barbara L. Kugle.

I assisted with the technicals related to formatting and uploading this book to CreateSpace.

Turning Tidbits of History into Unforgettable Stories

Celebrated Life on the Front Page of the Pagosa Sun, Betty Slade’s compilation of her The Artist’s Lane articles from 2008-2012. I assisted in the development, layout, and uploading of this book. Visit her website at

Celebrated the publication of Betty Slade’s Spirit of the Red Candle: The Journal of Mary Magdalene.  I served as editor for this book. Order her book online now. Betty painted the cover.

Spirit of the Red Candle has been prepared as a movie script by Dan Kubelka, Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and has been presented to a producer.

Betty’s second book Under Heaven’s Rage, is expected to be out in 2019. Visit her website at

Celebrating assisting Dan Kubelka in the development of Spirit of the Red Candle into the final movie script.

My contracted work-in-progress is The Road to Tomorrow, set in New Mexico in 1928. This is the second book in my Voices in the Desert Series featuring the Southwestern Indian Detour Couriers.

My book Mansion of Stolen Hearts is part of the book set Railroad Brides: Harvey Girls — Women Who Tamed the West released by Winged Publications February 2018.

My first book in the Voices in the Desert series, Treasure Among the Ruins, set in New Mexico in 1926 featuring the Southwestern Indian Detour Couriers, was released by Winged Publications in December, 2016.

My novella The Lye Water Bride for Barbour Publishing’s California Gold Rush Romance Collection was released in August, 2016.

Escape from Outlaw Ridge — Book One in The Butcher Boys Chronicles for a university press is sent. This series is set in 1890 Iowa.

I’m waiting on word from a Christian publisher if they are going to accept a historical novel set in 1890 Kansas and California. In the meantime, I’m developing a series of four novellas based on this manuscript.

I serve on the advisory board for SCWA. I served as the President of the Southwest Christian Writers Association (SCWA) from 2010-2014 and as Treasurer from 2014-2015. SCWA serves Durango, Colorado, and Four Corners area, which includes writers from Farmington, New Mexico.

As a finalist in the Young Adult category of the 2010 American Christian Fiction Writer (ACFW) Genesis Contest, I encourage writers to take advantage of the writing contest being offered by reputable organizations.

I continue to do Content-Editing of manuscripts for members of the Wolf Creek Writers Network, SCWA, and CenTex-ACFW, and selected authors in Jerry Jenkins Guild and Winged Publications.

I am co-founder with Dorothy Featherling of CenTex-ACFW Chapter in Georgetown/Austin, Texas. I serve as their webmaster.

I am co-founder with Betty Slade and Richard Gammill of Wolf Creek Christian Writers Network in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. I serve on the WCCWN Advisory Board, and as their webmaster.

On January 20, 2014 gave a presentation to the Spunk and Spirit Chapter of Denver-ACFW via Skype. This was a new experience and I hope to refine my presentation by doing more Skyping.

Serving as the web-master for the Wolf Creek Christian Writers Network, Pagosa Spring, Colorado.

Serving as the web-master for the ACFW CenTex Chapter, Austin/Georgetown, Texas.

Serving as web-master the for Southwest Christian Writers Association, Durango and the four corners, Colorado.

Serving as web-master for author — D.A. Featherling


HH&History Blog

Lin’s Writing:

   • Activities

   • Presentations

   • Links

   • Resources


HHHistory Blog

Lin’s Writing:

   • Activities

   • Presentations

   • Links

   • Resources

Celebrated twenty-four releases with D.A. Featherling. I formatted these books for upload into CreateSpace.

Books on Writing

     Write On! Giving School Presentations to

     7th & 8th Graders

     Writing a Book: Seriously? Giving School

     Presentations to 9th — 12th Graders

Health & Wellness

    Get Up and Get Moving: 57 Things to Do

Murder at the Office series

     It Adds Up To Murder — Book 1

    Bubble, Bubble, Toil And...Murder — Book 2

Out of Time series

     Time Out — Book 1

     Double Time — Book 2

    End of Time — Book 3

Romance series

    Friendly, Michael

Second Time Around series

     Sauce for the Goose — Book 1

     Kissing Frogs — Book 2

     Double Trouble — Book 3

     Making Over Caro — Book 4

Staged for Murder series

     Murder Outside the Box — Book 1

    Conventional Murder — Book 2

Time Game series

     Eye of the Storm: The First Token

     Mission to Mars: The Second Token

     Lost City of Acara: The Third Token

     My Spy: The Fourth Token

     Chisholm Trail Showdown: The Fifth Token

     Dark Side of the Moon: The Sixth Token

     Valley of the Giants: The Seventh Token

     The Shell Game: The Eighth Token

Non-Fiction series

    Who Killed Ben Miller? & Death of a Juror

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