Nicole Evelina

About me

Nicole Evelina is St. Louis-born historical fiction writer represented by Jen Karsbaek of Fuse Literary. She is the author of an Arthurian legend trilogy that tells Guinevere’s life story from her point of view, as well as He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, a humorous work of women’s fiction. Nicole is a member of and book reviewer for the Historical Novel Society, and Sirens, a group supporting female fantasy authors, as well as a member of the Romance Writers of America, St. Louis Writer’s Guild and Women Fiction Writers Association.

She is one of only six authors who completed a week-long writing intensive taught by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness. Nicole has traveled to England twice to research the Guinevere trilogy, where she consulted with internationally acclaimed author and historian Geoffrey Ashe, as well as Arthurian/Glastonbury expert Jaime George, the man who helped Marion Zimmer Bradley research The Mists of Avalon.

From my website

Never Say Never…

Nicole Evelina:My December post over at Spellbound Scribes. Originally posted on Spellbound Scribes: You know the old phrase “Never say never?” Yeah, I used to ignore it, thinking I knew my heart and wouldn’t change my mind. Now, not so much. As I’m getting older (all of 35) I’m coming…

How Many Words Does it Take to Wear Out a Writer?

Hi. This is me right now. Why?I just wrote 7,876 words – in 12 hours. Because I’m crazy like that. And because Summer Heacock was hosting a writing marathon on Twitter. (She wrote 20,000 words in two days and finished her MS! Go congratulate her.) So, no formal blog post…

The First Black Friday, 1869 – Stocks, Not Shopping

Photograph of the black board in the New York Gold Room, September 24, 1869, showing the collapse of the price of gold. Handwritten caption by James A. Garfield indicates it was used as evidence before the Committee of Banking & Currency during hearings in 1870. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Today we…

 
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