Lori Wilde 2009 Pacesetter Author

Lori Wilde

Photo by Lee Isbell of Studio 16

Goal: 60,000 words.

Authors: Match the goal* and earn a $10 Borders Gift Card.

Bonus: Match the goal* and raise $250 and you will receive a $25 Borders Gift Card instead.

*To be eligible for this prize, e-mail info@unleashyourstory.com and let us know your writing goal and that you are participating in the author category.

Meet Lori

Lori Wilde has sold forty-seven novels to four major New York Publishing houses. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and a certificate in forensics nursing from Kaplan University. She is a member of the Internal Association of Forensic Nurses. She volunteers as a sexual assault first responder for Freedom House, a shelter for battered women.

Two years ago, she received a two book contract from Warner books based solely on a 25 word ‘high concept’ pitch. When the sale-along with the pitch-was announced on Publisher’s Marketplace, she was approached by nine film production companies-including Paramount, Sony and Warner Brothers-interested in optioning her completed novel for a movie. She is an instructor for a company who provides online community education to over 1500 colleges and universities internationally.

Lori is a past RITA finalist and has four times been nominated for Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. She’s won the Colorado Award of Excellence, the Wisconsin Write Touch Award, The Golden Quill, the Lories, and The More than Magic. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and excerpted in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Complete Woman, and Quick and Simple magazines. She lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.

Some of Lori’s titles include:

THE SWEETHEART’S KNITTING CLUB 11/24/09 Avon

SUN, SAND…SEDUCTION 07/01/09 Harlequin Anthology

ALL OF ME 04/01/09 Grand Central Publishing

THE RIGHT STUFF 04/01/09 Harlequin Blaze

ADDICTED TO LOVE 10/01/08 Grand Central Publishing

ONCE SMITTEN, TWICE SHY 01/08 Grand Central Publishing

REAL MEN DO IT BETTER 02/07 Anthology with St. Martin’s Press

For a complete list of Lori’s books, visit her Website.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Getting Ready to Unleash « Teresa Bodwell Writes  |  March 29, 2009 at 2:23 am

    […] have a great Pacesetter Author lined up (watch for an official announcement soon–but I can whisper in your ear now that it […]

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  • 2. Teresa Bodwell  |  July 26, 2009 at 1:41 am

    Lori has informed me that her goal is 60,000 words during this event.

    Better get those typing fingers warmed up if you plan to match that total!

    Reply

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