IT. WAS. AWESOME!
Best book you’ve written yet.
Yes, it was a more complex story line but i had no trouble following it. I think your worry that it was above your skill set is unfounded. If you felt stretched and shaken, you certainly rose to the occasion. I did not feel any of it weak or lacking in strength of writing skill. I do think it the best you’ve written yet.
I laughed a little, cried a little and just couldn’t put it down. The bouncing through time set the stage for the end too. And the wolves, Butterfly and Nowl, talking to their human halves?! I think made it more poignant. I am anxious to learn if they teach others to do that. It could be another weapon in the arsenal against the evil one.
You absolutely had to start with Harlan’s surly anger and heartache-beyond-measure. How else could the fierce and equally brutal joy be felt at the end? And his sense of betrayal over Jaggar, what a way to set up Jaggar’s book. I cannot wait. I will have tissues ready.
And Troy! Oh thank you for letting him out of his wolf skin. I so want him and Trent to be well and happy. I think Troy’s story will be filled with all kinds of witticisms and can’t wait.
Those complainers are idiots that cannot appreciate something written above the 6th grade level. This was a grown up story. And you did a fantastic job. Your “gut”or whatever drives you to create in the way and depth that you did is right on target. Trust. It.
It was soooooo worth the wait!
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All about Kindle worlds-
OTM is getting it’s own kindle world. (LAUNCHING OCTOBER 10TH) I think I’m just now realizing what a big deal that is. Amazon contacted *me* and said, “We would like One True Mate to have it’s own Kindle World.” And what did I say? I said, “Sign me the F Up!” Because I’m such a little tiny fish. Itty. Bitty. Eenie. Weenie. fish in this huge pool of PNR and Romance books swimming around in the ocean that is Amazon books. I’m still blown away that they asked me.
So what does it mean? If you still aren’t even sure what Kindle Worlds are, read this. What is Kindle Worlds?
(basically, it’s amazon sanctioned fan fiction. Anyone can write an OTM story and have it published within the world)
3 big things you have to know from the get-go:
1. Amazon controls pricing of the other books based on length
2. The books can’t be in KU for now 🙁
3. Readers outside of the U.S. will have a harder time getting them because of copyright laws (my assumption) but we will have workarounds for you!
Interested in what authors will be writing stories in the OTM world? Here’s a list.
Stay tuned to this newsletter for more info as the launch draws closer!
There are notes below these releases from friend, so keep reading, including the names of two readers who won stuff from me and we can’t get ahold of them. <3 (audio for OTM6 (1-3 weeks) and print for SOF1 (1 week or less) are coming soon!) New and Upcoming Releases from Friends!! NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY!!!! Congratulations to Connie (u.......firstname.lastname@example.org) you won the Dragon Tote Bag ������ All you have to do to win, is OPEN my NEWSLETTERS!!! HEY!! IRENE KUHR and MELINDA HAYWARD!!!!! You won 1 of the OTM 1 Anniversary Giveaways, Jayme has emailed you, so please be sure to reply to claim your prizes!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I don't actually have any quotes - I haven't read anything in ages. I AM, however, listening to OTM1 on audio for the first time. I've probably read that book .... 11 or 12 times, not cuz I love it (in fact, I find more wrong with it every readthrough, lol) but because there were so many open threads left open that need to be addressed, and because I have to keep my tone straight, kwim? So anyway, I'm listening to OTM for the first time ever. I was supposed to listen to it to approve it, after Michael made it and before ACX put it up, and I didn't because it made me squeamish. I never realized why before, but after forcing myself to listen to it, I discovered it's because audio makes me, the author, look at my own books in a new and different way, so I see how I could have done things different (better) a lot more often than I do when I just re-read. That was painful for me for a long time!! But I'm over it now. Unrealistic for me to expect myself to write perfectly out of the gate. Sure, OTM1 was book... 23 or something, but, who's counting?? Ha! Kidding. I learn more with every book. Let me write another 10 or 12 and I'll be perfect. Ha! kidding again lol. Anyway, Michael Pauley did an amazing job. All those growly voices. Good lord, be still my lady flaps. Don't ask me what lady flaps are, I can't tell. I mean, I don't know. If you want to check it out, Audible is offering a 30 day free trial with a free credit for one book (otm1, otm1), whichever book you want (otm1). lol. snort. Bad author.
Thank you for being a reader! Until next time! ���� Lisa
🐺 holy crap. I’ve been ok for several weeks, but now it’s too much lol. I’m freaking out. Did you know that we started this journey in MARCHHHHHHH?!?! Omg. Amazon Kindle Worlds first emailed me on March TENTH. SEVEN months ago.. it’s all too much that launch day is finally here. I’m gonna go hide somewhere… 🔥 🔥 🔥 shit. This is my world. I can’t hide. Ok. Here they are, story seekers. The first ten One True Mate Kindle World stories that have ever existed! <3 <3 Launch 1!!!! 🐺 What now?
my love to all my readers. thank you for everything 💞💞💞 🐺🐻
💜 One True Mate Kindle Worlds books are available now on Amazon US exclusively. Yes, unfortunately, that means that readers using Amazon UK, CA, and AU are going to have to be a little creative to get a copy.:
💜 Two options below! We aren’t sure which one of these will work for you!!! sorry! Please leave a comment if you get it to work. thank you! Also, one of these might remove your prime and you’ll have to put it back 🙁 🙁 I’m so sorry if you have issues!! 💜💜 We have a lot of international readers who say this works and it’s the best we have for now.
Sign into UK Amazon as usual.
1) go to content and device
2) go to settings
3) scroll down to country setting and click the BLUE here
4) under other kindle stores click BLUE learn more
5) click yellow banner
6) click yellow banner (you will be on US Amazon then sign in as normal.)
Then do the reverse to transfer account back to UK
1) Log into your Amazon UK, CA, or AU account.
2) Add a United States address to your list of one-click addresses. You can snag one here: http://fakeusaaddress.com/. The program is only concerned with confirming it is a legit address, not your address.
3) Go to Manage Your Content & Devices, and under Country settings, change your location to US. Amazon will ask you to select an address. Select the US address you added to your one-click addresses.
4) Now you can click on the Amazon US link, buy the book, and it will download onto your designated device.
5) Once the book is downloaded, go back through the process changing everything back to your home country.
Hello, hello, HELLO, Lisa Ladew fans! I hope you are all having a
fantastic day! My name is Savan Robbins and Lisa asked me to write a
little something to tell y’all about an AH-MAY-ZING and exciting new
project she has coming up! Can you guess what it is?? No? Then I’ll
Amazon has authorized a Kindle World collection for her One True Mate series!
Isn’t that awesome? Of course it is!!
*record scratch* Ok, so for those of you who are scratching your head
like “Whaaatt??” and have no idea what a Kindle World is, I’ll break
it down for you:
A Kindle World collection is a selection of books that are written by
a group of authors where the characters, circumstances and/or
references are set in another author’s book universe. So, in laymen’s
terms: it’s like fan fiction, written with the author’s permission, by
a bunch of other authors. And it’s epic!! (Lisa’s note, amazon-sanctioned fan fiction.) here’s an example: Celia Kyle’s More than Mated World
For example, I was asked to contribute to the collection (and I am SO
excited, beeteedubs) and the main characters of my book are Mac and
Bruin, aka The Bearmance of the Century. Other authors may choose
other characters from the series proper or they may have brand new
characters. They may also use characters from their own books that
will exist in the OTM universe within their stories or simply
reference information from it. In this, their stories may (and most
likely will) deviate from the actual OTM storyline, because it is an
author interpretation – as none of us live in Lisa’s head, so there’s
NO way any of us could give it justice with complete accuracy. That
and none of us have psychic, mind-reading powers…well, none that I
know of yet, anyway.
So as you read, you may see characters, terms, or circumstances you
recognize as an OTM fan, but they may not line up with the actual
storyline as it already exists, but it is our sincere hope that you
will still enjoy the stories!
Lisa is excited and so are all the authors she hand-picked to be a
part of this fun and awesome project! We are having a great time
writing them and we hope you have just as much fun reading them!
(Lisa’s note: It’s illegal for authors to write stories using other author’s characters, settings, and premises. But Kindle Worlds makes it legal, extends them permission to use my characters and premise, and encourages them to do so.)
NOTE!!!!! Authors do not have control over pricing of books in Kindle worlds, and as of yet they can’t be in Kindle Unlimited, AND, it will be a bit harder for our readers outside of the U.S to get their hands on them. SORRRY! We will have a work around for International readers and hopefully KU is coming.
If you are interested in reading within other PNR authors’ Kindle worlds, here’s some for you!
Eliza Gayle Southern Shifters Kindle World, Milly Taiden Paranormal Dating Agency Kindle World, S.E. Smith’s Magic New Mexico Kindle World, Grayslake More Than Mated Kindle World , Milly Taiden Sassy Ever After Kindle World
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