Thursday, August 30, 2018

Welcome to My World

Industry: Publishing
Occupation: Author, publisher
Location: Texas : USA


Bio:
Multi-published, award-winning author Lena Nelson Dooley has had more than 900,000 copies of her 45+ books sold. Her books have appeared on the CBA, Publisher’s Weekly, and ECPA bestseller lists, as well as Amazon bestseller lists. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers http://www.acfw.com/ and the local chapter, ACFW - DFW. She’s a member of Christian Authors’ Network, and Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas.

Awards:
  • Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico, 2011 Will Rogers Medallion Award
  • Maggie’s Journey, a reviewers Top Ten Books of 2011 list, the 2012 Selah award for Historical Novel.
  • Mary’s Blessing, Selah Award Second Place
  • Catherine’s Pursuit, NTRWA Carolyn Reader’s Choice, CAN Golden Scroll Novel of the Year award second place, Will Rogers Medallion bronze medallion.
  • Her blog, A Christian Writer’s World, Readers Choice Blog of the Year Award from the Book Club Network.
  • Three Carol Award Silver pins.
  • A Texas Christmas  ECPA bestseller list
  • Love Is Patient ECPA bestseller list
  • Mountain Christmas Brides ECPA bestseller list 3 months, Publisher’s Weekly top 10 list 5 weeks
  • A Heart’s Gift won the 2017 FHL Reader’s Choice Award 
She has experience in screenwriting, acting, directing, and voice-overs. She is on the Board of Directors for Higher Ground Films and is one of the screenwriters for their upcoming film Abducted to Kill. She has been featured in articles in Christian Retailing, ACFW Journal, Charisma Magazine, and Christian Fiction Online Magazine. Her article in CFOM was the cover story.

In addition to her writing, Lena is a frequent speaker at women’s groups, writers groups, and at both regional and national conferences. She has spoken in six states and internationally. The Lena Nelson Dooley Show is on the Along Came A Writer Blogtalk Radio network.

Lena has an active web presence on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Linkedin and with her internationally connected blog where she interviews other authors and promotes their books. Her blog has a reach of over 65,000.

Blogtalk Radio, The Lena Nelson Dooley Show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/along-came-a-writer/
BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/lena-nelson-dooley




Artist Monica Bruenjes created these two drawings of Maggie from Maggie's Journey:


Check out other character sketches here: http://ncharacters.blogspot.com


Here's a fun game using my latest book release:
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The February edition of Book Fun Magazine announced the my blog A Christian Writer's World was voted the First Place winner of the 2013 Blog of the Year The Book Club Network Readers Choice Awards. I praise the Lord and all my book friends for making this happen.



If you'd like to read the interview of me that is in the February issue, here's the link.

My article starts on page 130, but you'll want to read the whole magazine. It's one of the best ezines for both authors and readers. Share it with all your reading friends. They'll thank you. And so will I.

Click on the link to my blog in the right sidebar of this page.