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Finalist badge-THE ACCIDENTAL SWIPE by Y. M. Nelson is a finalist in the 2022 CRW Stiletto Contest in the Unpublished division.

Contemporary Romance Writers’ Stiletto Award Finalist

The Accidental Swipe

Fortune is a plus-sized, almost-forty bawse – except in her love life. Jason is a forty-year old business owner who’s jaded about his love life. When these two meet online in the most accidental way, will their love lives change?

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About The Author

I’m Y. M. Nelson (she/her), and I’m based in Charlotte, NC. I write about love, women’s journeys, and amateur DIY.  I also host Nerdy Romantics Podcast, and my alter ego is #WeekendDIYGirl.

Y. M. Nelson

Writer, Podcaster, and DIYer.​

Cinnamon Roll Heroes and Strong complex Heroines

Y. M. Nelson’s books feature strong complex heroines and cinnamon roll heroes with Crunchy Beta exteriors. And don’t forget witty banter to keep them from falling in love too fast. What’s too fast, anyway?

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