Linda Nelson

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Linda Nelson is a writer, blogger, daytime worker and student at Franklin Pierce University. Her studies are taking up a significant portion of her time while she finishes up her bachelor degree in Accounting for the intent of acquiring her Masters of Science in Accounting. She also has a diverse degree by the additional business courses added to her curriculum along with some Social Services classes. Linda is a member of the Romance Writers of America (RWA) and Monadnock Writers Group. She is the author of Along Came Neil, a Young Adult Sweet-romance which is the last book in her Wings from Ashes trilogy released in 2013. Linda is working on other romances, but their release dates are still undetermined. Linda lives in Southern New Hampshi ...more

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message 26: by Linda (last edited Jun 29, 2014 06:53PM)

Linda Nelson Do you know why I wrote the Wings from Ashes series?

Wings from Ashes Trilogy

Being the mother of an addict, I had to vent about the lives of addicts in a way to deal with my own fears.


message 25: by Linda

Linda Nelson THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK - Road Salt (Wings From Ashes, #2) by Linda Nelson

Linda was watching the news last summer when she saw her son's counselor speaking about the dangers of a designer drug that was hitting our streets. She wanted everyone to know how dangerous Bath Salts was.
This incident gave Linda the idea to write Road Salt.
While this book is completely fictional, the main idea of the teens taking the road trip south was sparked by an incident that happened in her daugter's life several years ago. Giving the reason why her daughter said, "Good book, but bad memories."


message 24: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Linda,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads, which is a fantastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people including authors and readers, writers and book bloggers. Your novel 'Aaron & Keja: Time Dragon' was just spectacular! I look forward to reading more of your work in the future.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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message 22: by Linda

Linda Nelson Here is a fun fact and a writing tip:

When I wrote the plot outline for Witch Book I used a tarot card spread to come up with some good common conflict.


message 21: by Linda

Linda Nelson I have become so fond of reading on my kindle it is now hard to open a print book and sit down and read it.

What's that all about?

I think it is the fact that I can change the font size to something more comfortable to my eyes.


message 20: by Linda (last edited Sep 25, 2011 06:05PM)

Linda Nelson If you like epic fantasies, stop by to enter for a chance to win http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...
Aaron & Keja Time Dragon by Linda Nelson
Giveaway ends October 8th.


message 19: by Linda

Linda Nelson So much for that proof copy of Aaron & Keja: Time Dragon. I had to do one more edit... I guess I missed a couple of chapters. I am still shooting for August 27th for the release date for the paperback.
I am trying so hard to make this book better than the last one I wrote.
I will keep telling myself, "I can do this."


message 18: by Linda

Linda Nelson Stacy wrote: "Linda - Thank you for your Friendship here on Goodreads!"

This is a great place to meet people. Thanks for friending me :)


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Stacy Eaton Linda - Thank you for your Friendship here on Goodreads!


message 16: by Linda

Linda Nelson I would like to thank the last reviewer of Friends of Choice for their review. I found this review the most helpful. She stated that there was a couple of paragraphs that were duplicated in the book. I went to check on the area she had mentioned about in the review,which was also helpful and I found it was worse than she made it out to be. I not only duplicated the paragraphs, I duplicated the chapter...
So this weekend I will do a major overhaul of Friends of Choice, but chapter by chapter in seperate files...it will be the only way I will be able to see what is really wrong with this story. So thank you reviewers for every one star rating you have given me. It has been a real learning experience :)


message 15: by Linda

Linda Nelson For those of you who would like an ebook copy of my book Friends of Choice to read, I have another coupon code for you.

Friends of Choice by Linda Nelson

Thank you for your interest in my book, Friends of Choice.

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Expires: August 17, 2011

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The book is available in several different ebook formats.


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Linda Nelson Oh look! There is another giveaway going on for a Paperback Edition of Friends of Choice by Linda Nelson http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...

And, if you prefer the ebook version, there is a giveaway going on at Smashwords.com

Smashwords coupon code
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Coupon Code: VJ83F (this code is not case sensitive) enter at checkout for the ebook version of your choice
Expires: May 21, 2011

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Linda Nelson I am currently auctioning off a signed Hardcover copy of 'Friends of Choice' on Ebay.com ~ starting bid is $0.99
If anyone is interested they can find the book here:


Friends of Choice by Linda Nelson

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Linda Nelson Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friendship, Linda."

I am always looking forward to meeting new friends. It is nice to meet you, Cheryl.


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Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Linda.


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message 8: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Linda. It's greatly appreciated. I am an actor/singer/songwriter recently turned author who is very fortunate to be getting rave reviews and 5 stars across the board for my first outing, FORBIDDEN STEPS. I guess the best way to introduce myself is through my website:

http://www.edrambeau.com

Thanks again and have a a terrific day, Ed


message 7: by Linda

Linda Nelson For those who would be interested, I do keep a book blog of the books I have read and reviewed.

http://reviewofbooksforyou.blogspot.com/


message 6: by Linda

Linda Nelson Friends of Choice is getting a book cover make-over.

New cover coming soon. Click on below link to see the new and improved cover.

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message 5: by Linda (last edited Nov 13, 2010 07:53PM)

Linda Nelson I am working on my first NaNoWriMo Project called Wish Away. I would like to invite my friends to stop by Smashwords.com if they would like and follow my uploaded draft version.
It is a free e-book download. http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/...

Wish Away

Sarah and Ryan try to rid their town of a Genie running rampant in their town. While they try to track down the Genie, they discover their own wishes are about to come true. Love, Life, and happiness is all they ever wanted. Love being the least wish of all to ever be expected to come true.


message 4: by Linda

Linda Nelson Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Linda, it is a pleasure to meet you."

Hello, It is so nice to meet you too.


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Linda Nelson Darcia wrote: "Thanks for the add, Linda! It's great to meet you!"

It is nice to meet new people and there are alot of people here on Goodreads:)


Darcia Helle Thanks for the add, Linda! It's great to meet you!


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