Lynda is active in SCBWI. She was the director/co-director of The SCBWI-NE Whispering Pines Retreat for 13 years.
Lynda is proud to be a contributing author to BREAK THESE RULES (Chicago Review Press) an anthology of first-person accounts from leading authors for teens (including Sara Zarr, Kathryn Erskine, A. S. King and Gary Schmidt, and many others), from which all royalties will be donated to the Children's Defense Fund.
Lynda maintains her blog, entitled Be Someone’s Hero, where she writes about craft, the author’s journey, and ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things. This blog also includes Mentor Monday, where kid-lit professionals weigh-in on their mentors.