Lisa de Nikolits

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Lisa de Nikolits is the author of eight novels;

8. Rotten Peaches, "Wow. Just wow. Lisa de Nikolits’ Rotten Peaches blew me away. A dark, compulsive, and addictive story in which the characters’ secrets and needs conflict with each other and fold back in on themselves in an ever-tightening noose, Rotten Peaches will keep readers gripped until the very last page. Highly recommended!" —Karen Dionne, internationally bestselling author of The Marsh King’s Daughter

7. No Fury Like That, a murder mystery with excellent reviews by Metroland Media and high profile international crime writers.

6. The Nearly Girl has just been released to rave reviews by magazines, literary journals and readers.

5. Between The Cracks She Fell was released in August of
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Lisa de Nikolits I just keep writing! If I don't have a big idea to work on, then I write sentences, fragments (observations/poems) that I may or may not use later. My…moreI just keep writing! If I don't have a big idea to work on, then I write sentences, fragments (observations/poems) that I may or may not use later. My motto is 'write one thing a day' and I do - sometimes that thing is thousands of words, other times it's only a sentence. 'Just one thing a day' is how I do it, and I don't look beyond that or stress because I haven't written more. After all, novels are made up of one sentence after another! (less)
Lisa de Nikolits I love living in the fantasy land of make-believe! And when a story starts to really gel and come together, it's one of the best feelings in the…moreI love living in the fantasy land of make-believe! And when a story starts to really gel and come together, it's one of the best feelings in the world! And when people like (or even hate) your characters, they are relating to them in a real way, as if they were real people, and it doesn't get better than that! I love entertaining people too. I know, for me, that escaping into a good book is one of life's greatest pleasures and that I can offer that to a reader, is such an incredible gift. I know how much books mean to me, so to be part of the crowd who helps create them, well, I feel truly blessed.(less)
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The Witchdoctor's Bones

4.10 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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No Fury Like That

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The Nearly Girl

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West of Wawa

3.82 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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A Glittering Chaos

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Between The Cracks She Fell

4.19 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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The Hungry Mirror

4.27 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Rotten Peaches

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Bake Your Way To Happiness

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People who know me know that I love nothing better than promoting the work of another writer that I’ve discovered - a hidden treasure as it were. I even have a website to this end, The Minerva Reader, which has been neglected of late due to my own writing projects but I’ll be returning to that as soon as I can – I’ve got a stash of treasure lined up!

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“When hit by boredom, let yourself be crushed by it; submerge, hit bottom. In general, with things unpleasant, the rule is: The sooner you hit bottom, the faster you surface. The idea here is to exact a full look at the worst. The reason boredom deserves such scrutiny is that it represents pure, undiluted time in all its repetitive, redundant, monotonous splendor.

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Lisa Nikolits The Nearly Girl has just been incredibly successfully launched! Would you like to know How Characters Create Their Own Brand of Funny? I am guest blogger on Melodie Campbell's site today and we look at how crime and comedy meet and how the characters help write their own funny! I hope you will enjoy! http://bit.ly/2eobQEy


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Dana Davis Thanks for the GR friendship, Lisa. Happy writing! www.danadaviswriting.com


Savannah Lisa,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
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