In addition to developing and writing hundreds of insurance continuing education (CE) courses for Faulkner Education Services and my clients, I am also a published author of fiction, non-fiction, magazine articles, insurance education articles and trainings, and a newspaper column.  In the past, I’ve also published under the name Linda Faulkner. For more detailed information, click on the photos appearing below.

Taking the Mystery Out of Business


Taking the Mystery Out of Business was released in January 2011 to excellent reviews, including one from the Director of Career Advancement at the School of Business Administration at the University of Montana.  Feel free to read the Opening Pages.


Second Time Around


My mystery novel, Second Time Around, was released in January 2009 and  nominated for a 2010 EPIC Award in the Best Mystery/Suspense Fiction category. The book is out of print.

Short Story, Mama


My short story, Mama, placed 15th of the more than 5,200 entries in the 17th Annual Writer’s Digest Short, Short Story Competition.



Rough Notes

Rough Notes

I have published a great body of work in the insurance industry in the form of insurance education texts, courses, workshops and seminars.  I was a regular contributor to the national insurance trade magazine Rough NotesClick here to read my Rough Notes articles.

Three Rivers Lifestyle

spring 2007 cover copy

From 2006 to 2008, I was a staff writer for Three Rivers Lifestyle, a magazine that celebrated the best of western Montana.  The magazine is no longer in publication.  


My most recent insurance industry article appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research’s Resources.  My article, The Pervasiveness of Insurance Fraud, was the Legal Report for that issue. Click here to read The Pervasiveness of Insurance Fraud.  (My article appears on page 30.)

Today’s Insurance Professionals

fall_2012_front_cover_websitMy magazine article, Rental Reimbursement Coverage:  Minor Coverage with Major Impact  appeared in the fall 2012 issue of Today’s Insurance Professionals as the feature article in an issue devoted to “Insurance Coverages You Thought You Knew.”  The article has been reprinted by other regional and local publications.


I wrote a monthly newspaper column titled “Business Sense” in The Weekender from July 2002 through November 2009.  The Weekender was an entertainment monthly in the Hunter’s Creek community of Orlando, Florida. Click here to read the most popular of my columns.