Linda Watson-Call is better known to Atari users as Linda
Schreiber, which was her name at that time. Linda was the founder
of T.H.E.S.I.S. Software, an educational software publisher for the
Atari 8-bit and Apple II computers. The company was best known for
her game, Big Math Attack. She wrote several books about the Atari
8-bit computers: Atari Programming with 55 Programs, Advanced
Programming Techniques for your Atari, and Atari Fun & Games:
Discover New Heights in Game-Playing Excitement on Any Atari, as
well as books about the TI 99/4A and Atari ST computers. She also
wrote the Education column in very early editions of Antic
This interview took place on November 25, 2017.
"Oh my gosh, I was like kicking out a program every other
month. That was a lot of coding."