<![CDATA[V. S. Holmes - Official Site of the Award-Winning Author - News]]>Sat, 04 Apr 2020 08:49:38 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Reforged tour dates (New England)]]>Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMThttp://vsholmes.com/news/reforged-tour-dates-new-england
This summer I'm embarking on a small local tour to launch Blood and Mercy, the final book in the Reforged series! I'm so excited to have partnered with the Toadstool Bookstore with the help of the incredible Mickey at Creative Edge. I'll be hitting each one of their New Hampshire locations, signing copies, doing a reading, and answering all your questions!

Additional locations may be announced later, and dates may change due to Covid19
Smoke and Rain
Lightning and Flames
Madness and Gods
Blood and Mercy

dates, times, locations

​July 11th
, NH at 12 Depot Sq.
Saturday 11 am-12 pm

July 11th
, NH at the corner of Main and Emerald (12 Emerald)
Saturday 1 pm- 2 pm

Nashua, NH at the Somerset Plaza, 375 Amherst St, Rte 101A
Date TBA

Peterborough, NH at 12 Depot Sq.
Keene, NH at the corner of Main and Emerald (12 Emerald)
Nashua, NH at the Somerset Plaza, 375 Amherst St, Rte 101A
<![CDATA[RPGs, Childbirth, and Mounted Combat With J. M. Landels]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMThttp://vsholmes.com/news/rpgs-childbirth-and-mounted-combat-with-j-m-landels
I got to speak with fantasy author J. M. Landels about the intersection of RPGs and writing, and common mistakes in fiction with horsemanship. She also discussed the impact of being a doula and swordfighter on Allaigna's Song: Overture and Allaigna's Song: Aria.

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<![CDATA[San francisco review gives 5 stars]]>Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:12:25 GMThttp://vsholmes.com/news/san-francisco-review-gives-5-stars
"As the fantasy expands, so does the author’s finesse. Again, the atmosphere surrounding Holmes’ saga is mesmerizing, enhancing the credibility of this fantasy tale. And that quality – related in eloquent and imaginative prose – suffuses every aspect of this installment. Holmes’s central heroine Alea grows in stature here, and she is accompanied by the cast of characters who have become credible even in their fantasy-imposed origins.

Following this fantasy experience is addictive and thoroughly satisfying. Volume 4 awaits. Very highly recommended
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- Grady Harp,
 San Francisco Review of Books

<![CDATA[arm cast podcast with armand]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMThttp://vsholmes.com/news/arm-cast-podcast-with-armand
I had a great time speaking with Armand Rosamilia, host of the amazing Arm Cast: Dead Sexy Podcast! We talked routine during Covid19, my writing process, and representation. You can listen down below, or hop over to the Arm Cast site to hear all the  episodes.