VICKY’S MUSINGS

My Interview with Books Go Social

I was interviewed by BooksGoSocial recently after my gold Quality Mark and B.R.A.G medallion, and although I did mention my next book – just a teeny bit, I didn’t only talk about myself.  Who else did I name? Pass it on … New Zealand and Vicky Adin

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Awards and accolades for two novels

Some days, all the hours spent alone, hunched over the computer struggling with words becomes worth it. In the last week, I have become a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree, thanks to the wonderful IndieBRAG group, for my story of Brigid, ‘The Girl from County Clare’.  One of the feedback reports likened my story to the writings of Catherine Cookson – indeed, a great honour. …

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The Cornish Knot rings true

It is always pleasing to receive a review on a social media site or a readers’ site, it is even more pleasing when a reader takes the time to find your contact details (mine are always at the end of my books) and write you a personal message. I received one such message a couple of days ago: I have …

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My Seat at the Round Table Discussion – Historical Fiction rocks.

I was asked to answer a series of fascinating questions about historical fiction. You can check out my answers where they appear with those of several other authors on Sophie Schiller’s Historical Fiction Round Table. This quote by GK Chesterton almost matches word for the word what I said at the Round Table discussion. My books are all about those …

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You are invited too – Historical Novel Conference

I am delighted and honoured (and ever so excited) to have been invited to speak at The Historical Novel Society Australasia  2017 HNSA Melbourne Conference  on 8-10 September 2017.  The weekend programme will showcase over 50 speakers discussing craft, research, inspiration, publishing and personal histories. HNSA is excited to welcome Kerry Greenwood, author of the The Phryne Fisher series as the guest author, …

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