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Three generations of women experience love, loss and conflict in times of war

Digital

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Copy of the ebook and your name in the back of the book

Paperback

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A special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Collectable

80 pledges

A signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

1-1 Skype Call

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Virginia will call you on Skype and talk about subjects such as how life inspired my art and how art imitated life; juggling writing, family and work demands; my writing process; future projects. Plus a signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Small Book Group

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A visit to your book group (or Skype) from Virginia plus five signed special edition paperbacks, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Tea with Twins

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You can join me and my twin sister, the author Julia Williams, for afternoon tea in London. We’ll give you the lowdown on what it’s like to be a twin, how our writing is similar but different and how we support each other’s work. Plus a signed copy of my unpublished ‘Monozygotic’- 7 poems about twins. I’ll pay for tea but you’ll need to find your own way there, plus a signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book Only 4 available

Flash Fiction

1 pledge

To celebrate the 5th Annual National Flash Fiction Day on 25th June, I am now offering the chance to order your own story of 500-1,000 words to your specification. You can give me a situation, an idea or a detailed plot and I’ll turn into a story which I’ll send you as a PDF of 'At Your Behest', a collection of 16 stories written for National Flash Fiction Day, plus a signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Bespoke Literary Tour of Oxford

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Starting with lunch at the Story Museum, I’ll take you on a personally designed tour of literary Oxford. We will visit locations linked to writers such as W.H. Auden, Evelyn Waugh, Colin Dexter, C.S. Lewis, Lewis Carroll, Philip Pullman, Jeanette Winterson, Vera Brittain, Dorothy L.Sayers and of course that Harry Potter connection. We’ll stop for tea at the Albion Beatnik Bookshop in Jericho and finish with drinks at the Eagle & Child, where the Inklings used to meet. Lunch etc will be on me but you’ll need to find your own way there. Plus a signed copy of my flash fiction collection ‘Rapture & What Comes After’ & the first three chapters of the latest draft of my novel ‘The Wave’, a signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book Only 4 available

Large Book Group

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A visit to your book group (or Skype) from Virginia plus ten signed special edition paperbacks, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Your Name in The Wave

Your name in my next book, 'The Wave'. The novel tells the story of a group of people stranded on a beach waiting for a tsunami to hit. It uses Facebook posts to progress the story, and your name could be included in the novel as one of the people who comments on what is happening, plus a signed special edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Personally Commissioned Story / Sold out

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