Vicky Cash

Biography

Vicky Cash is a Freelance Editor and Creative Writer by trade. She is a proofreader, Editor and writer specialising in English language.
She has successfully completed the Creative Writing course with the Writers Bureau and more recently passed with 66% a summer university course in Creative Writing and Research at Teesside University. She has also completed a number of career development courses with Future Learn by the Open University.
She started writing at the age of seven and loved it. She specializes in writing thrillers and crime stories, although she has recently taken a step out of her comfort zone to write Forbidden Love, a romance set in the Cold War.
She has completed a competence course in proofreading and copy editing with Chapterhouse and is currently running her own business as a Freelance Editor and Creative Writer.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
My desk is wherever I happen to be at the time. I take my laptop with me everywhere and write when I get inspired.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the North East of England - Teesside, an industrial town. Being a steel town, the current economic climate has had a very negative impact on the area, and I've been able to use the consequences of that in my novels - particularly in my crime novel that I'm writing at the moment. The area is very depressed - there are zero jobs, people are struggling to make ends meat. There's a heavy atmosphere about the place, people are worried about their future, their children's futures, worried where their next meal's coming from, job security. The ones who are lucky enough to find and or have work don't know how long it's going to last, it's an area where a lot of jobs are being lost, mostly outsourced. My home town at this point has certainly inspired my crime novel. And I guess, being a working class town, it's also driven me to keep writing. When I first left collage and signed on the dole, I looked into acting and writing as a career and was promptly told by my adviser that I'd never make it because of where I'm from, because I'm working class.
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Series

Books

Born to be Bad
Series: Born to be Bad, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 125,780. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
England, late twenty first century. Following a series of political, economic and social struggles, a new breed of organized crime has been born. Young, daring and tenacious, they play on the rising tensions, prey on the vulnerable and the disillusioned, taking control of the streets. Police response: a new breed of undercover police officers.
The Sellafield One
Series: Sellafield One Trillogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Corruption, cover ups and a culture of conspiracy. Who can you really trust when everything you’ve been told turn out to be lies? That is the question Harriet Jenkins must ask herself as she embarks on a journey of political intrigue and self discovery.
Forbidden Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two women,one from the East and one from the West. One a Journalist, the other a Soldier. When East meets West at the height of the Cold War, an illicit love affair develops
The Titan Project
Series: Atomic Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 118,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
2030. The building of the Titan Nuclear Superstation was supposed to mark the beginning of a new, prosperous era, ending the strain of the economic crisis that had taken the UK to breaking point. In reality, it was an accident waiting to happen.

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