Linda Thornburg has been a writer and editor for thirty years and has written hundreds of articles and edited more than twenty publications. She is one of two authors of the Cool Careers for Girls series, written to inspire career exploration in teen and pre-teen girls. The series of fourteen books is used in schools throughout the United States. Her short story, Obsession, appears in Virginia is for Mysteries, 2014. Her short story Used appears in Virginia is for Mysteries: Volume II. She is at work on her first full-length mystery novel.