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Episode 90: Margaret Skea

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Margaret SkeaEpisode 90, release date Monday 20th November, 2017

Margaret Skea grew up in Ulster at the height of the ‘Troubles', but now lives with her husband in the Scottish Borders.

She was awarded the Beryl Bainbridge Award for Best First Time Author 2014 and Historical Fiction Winner in the Harper Collins / Alan Titchmarsh People's Novelist Competition for her debut novel Turn of the Tide.

The sequel – A House Divided – was longlisted for the Historical Novel Society New Novel Award in 2016.

Margaret is passionate about well-researched, authentic historical fiction and providing a ‘you are there' experience for the reader.

Find Out More:

1) Author website: https://margaretskea.com/

2) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MargaretSkeaAuthor.Novels/

3) Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/margaretskea1

4) Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Margaret-Skea/e/B009B9HCUC

5) Goodreads Author page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6607652.Margaret_Skea

Event Alert!

Margaret is appearing at two events on November 25th, 2017 – you can book via the links below:

Historic Fiction Writing Workshop with Margaret Skea: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/historic-fiction-writing-workshop-with-margaret-skea-tickets-38123694998

Katharina: Deliverance: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/katharina-deliverance-tickets-38123935718

Interview Talking Points:

1) Plantation of Ulster: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantation_of_Ulster

2) Well of the Seven Heads: http://enjoylochness.com/activities/well-of-the-seven-heads

3) Steven A. McKay's interview for this podcast: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-73-steven-a-mckay/

4) Woman & Home: http://www.womanandhome.com/

5) Outlander TV series: https://www.starz.com/series/outlander/featured

6) Vikings on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ET130LW

7) The Mainstreet Trading Company (book shop): http://www.mainstreetbooks.co.uk/

8) Historical novel society: https://historicalnovelsociety.org/

9) Nielson ISBNs: http://www.isbn.nielsenbook.co.uk/controller.php?page=121

10) Corazon Books: http://www.greatstorieswithheart.com/

11) Vellum formatting software: https://vellum.pub/

12) Margaret Skea on the People's Novelist Competition, November 2011:

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-after-pronoun/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Monday 22nd October Jonathan de Montfort - first-time author and creator of De Montfort Literature here.

Monday 29th October Jon Evans - Space Marine author who co-writes with his brother here.

Monday 5th November Julie Stock - indie author of contemporary romance from around the world here.

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

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