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Your Only Chance to Get Critted by Me This Year

I can’t speak for other ladies of Magic and Mayhem Writers, but I’m basically not going to do any critiques this year except for Brenda Novak’s annual charity and the Romance Divas giveaway. It’s not that I don’t want to pay it forward or help others, but I just don’t have the time or energy to commit to anything …

Review: A Happily Ever After of Her Own

A HAPPILY EVER AFTER OF HER OWN by Nadia LeeBonnie of A Backwards Story has written a lovely review of A Happily Ever After of Her Own:

If you’re looking for a light, funny novella, look no further than A Happily Ever After of Her Own by Nadia Lee. Lee takes the term “fractured fairy tale” to new heights, creating a story in the same vein as the

My Books Are on Amazon Kindle Germany!

When I saw the announcement that Amazon is opening Kindle store in Germany, I never thought my books would be available on Amazon DE as well. But then a few people said, “Hey, our books are showing up!” so I hopped on over to look myself up.

Nadia on Amazon DE

All four of my books are on Amazon DE! W00t! I …

Pulling My Titles from Kobo Books

I really didn’t want to do this, but I no longer have any choice.

I distribute some of my self-published titles to Diesel, Kobo, Sony and Apple via Smashwords. It came to my attention last week that Kobo discounted books uploaded by Smashwords. I thought maybe it was a one time glitch or something, but it looks like it is …

So…My Super Secret Good News

I’ve been sort of teasing some of you with it. But now it’s official. I recently signed a contract with Carina Press to publish The Last Slayer, an urban fantasy with romantic elements.

Unofficial blurb:

Ashera del Cid is a demon hunter who takes great pride in her work, but when she kills a demigod’s pet dragon, the hunter

THE EFFICIENCY EXPERT by Portia Da CostaStill stinging from a stringent management review at her workplace, office girl Susie encounters the very last man she wants to meet when she hits her favorite bar to relax and unwind. Gorgeous Noah Stevens is the ruthless company troubleshooter who’s been making her life hell for the past three weeks, but after hours, he soon proves that his dedication …

How to Format Your Manuscript for Kindle and Nook on Amazon and BN

How to Format Your Manuscript for Kindle and Nook by Nadia LeeGiven the demand for the guide in Kindle and Nook formats, I’ve finally decided to put it on Amazon and BN. I have no idea if you can just copy/paste the snippets of code I provide in the book, as you can with the Smashwords edition. Nor do I know if you can just re-download updated editions should there …

Mt. Bandit Fun

On Wednesday, Hero Material and I got a chance to visit the Mt. Bandit Chicken Shack. It’s some hours away from where we are, but it’s fun to go there to chill and eat delicious food.

The main entrance had koinobori (carp streamer).


Sakura were in full bloom.


And our food! The roasted chicken is their specialty, and it’s totally …

Successful Query Examples

This week, Magic and Mayhem Writers is showcasing four queries that helped us land our agents.

BTW — If you need help …

How to Format Your Manuscript for Kindle and Nook 3rd Edition and Sales Tracking Sheet for Self-Pubbing Authors

How to Format Your Manuscript for Kindle and Nook by Nadia LeeI’ve been getting several questions that basically involve the same type of topics, so I’ve decided to update How to Format Your Manuscript for Kindle and Nook. If you’ve bought it already, you can just re-download the latest version from Smashwords. The new edition contains information about what to do if you have a free account and …