Linda Shertzer has written 20 historical romance novels under her own name, as well as under the pseudonym Linda Kreisel and Regency Romances as Melinda Pryce. She has served as a judge in both local and national level romance writers contests. She is the past president of two local writers associations, and a founding member of a third organization. After finishing her thesis this year, she will have a Masters Degree in Historical Studies. She also teaches creative writing at the local community college.