Lin has been a professional writer and editor for over 20 years. She has also had short stories, poems and a children's book published, along with hundreds of non-fiction articles. For the last couple of years Lin has been concentrating on writing for online markets.
Lin has degrees in Biochemistry/Chemistry and Literature/Composition, and a Diploma in Freelance Journalism. She is currently studying towards a Master's degree.
The traditions of Halloween are steeped in history, folklore, and legend, and none more so than the Jack O'Lantern. The idea of a light to ward off evil spirits originates in faint flickering lights seen in the peat bogs of Europe late at night, where they have been known to draw unsuspecting travelers to a muddy and lonely death. Several legends explain the origins of Jack, but no one is certain which legend came first. | Read More →Words: 611 Downloads: 0 Category: Holidays By: Lin Edwards
Halloween is one of America's favorite holidays and is familiar to almost everyone. Halloween is also celebrated in other parts of the world, where traditions are different and often ancient. In some countries Halloween is gradually becoming more popular and often imitates customs seen by some to be American. | Read More →Words: 620 Downloads: 0 Category: Holidays By: Lin Edwards
Saving money on groceries is easy to do and the benefits extend beyond financial savings. This article lists ten ways to save money on groceries. They include tips for avoiding expensive items and false bargains in supermarkets, buying basic ingredients, buying in bulk, and preserving foods. | Read More →Words: 716 Downloads: 0 Category: Personal Finance By: Lin Edwards
Gasoline has become an expensive item on most people's budget but there are many ways of saving money. This article describes some of the major things anyone can do to save money on fuel. They include changing the way you drive, planning trips, and keeping the vehicle serviced and well maintained. | Read More →Words: 659 Downloads: 0 Category: Personal Finance By: Lin Edwards
Umbilical hernias are common in babies but can also occur in adults. This article explains what they are, what causes them, and how they are usually treated. In babies umbilical hernias are not painful and usually heal without treatment, but in adults minor surgery is normally needed. | Read More →Words: 547 Downloads: 0 Category: Medical By: Lin Edwards
Depression is common, but many people see it as a weakness and do not seek help. This article explains the major causes of depression and treatments available. Depression is a serious illness that can even lead to suicide, but help is readily available and treatment is usually successful. | Read More →Words: 629 Downloads: 0 Category: Medical By: Lin Edwards
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