Nicole Evelina

About me

Nicole Evelina is St. Louis-born historical fiction/women’s fiction writer. 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

Camelot’s Queen Finalist for Foreword Indies Fantasy Award

Can you take two award announcements in one day? I just found out that Camelot’s Queen is a Foreword Indies Book of the Year finalist in the Fantasy category! There were 2,200 titles submitted in 65 categories. Winners will be announced June 24!

Double IBPA Awards Finalist

Yes, more awards, but this is a really big one in indie publishing. I’m so excited that two of my books have made it into the finals of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Awards. Daughter of Destiny is a finalist in the Best New Voice: Fiction category…

How Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Feminism Influenced Guinevere

My monthly Spellbound Scribes post… Spellbound Scribes That may be the oddest blog title I’ve ever written. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how the society and culture around us impacts the work we produce as writers. What got me on this train of thought? Well, I’m working on…

 
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