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New Post Up at Matthewkeville.com: Characters of Hometown: Valerie Robard

There ‘s a new post up at matthewkeville.com!  This one is the all-new character sketch that the last two have been leading up to, complete with artwork by the marvelous MJ Barros.  Check it out!

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New Post Up at Matthewkeville.com: Heroines of Hometown: Vicki Powers

New post up at Matthewkeville.com!  Another character sketch from Hometown, the last you may have seen previously (if you’ve been reading here for a long time) before the new one comes out Sunday or Monday. Check out Heroines of Hometown: Vicki Powers.

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New Post at Matthewkeville.com: Hometown Book Trailer!

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I’ve recently signed up for BooksGoSocial, an online promotional service.  One of the services they offer is the creation of book trailers, and I’ve had one made for HometownCheck it out!

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New Post Up on Matthewkeville.com: Heroines of Hometown: Angelina Santos-de la Cruz

New post up on Matthewkeville.com: a character sketch of Angelina Santos-de la Cruz, one of the heroines of Hometown.  Another “previously on” of Hometown as I lead up to new character sketches.  Check it out!

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New Post Up On Matthewkeville.com: The Art of Hometown: Angelina and Vicki At The Last

New post up at matthewkeville.com on the Art of Hometown.  You may have seen it before, but it’s still awesome.  And it’s preparation for a new release, coming soon.

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New Post Up At Matthewkeville.com: New Pages Added to Promotional Artwork!

There’s a new post up at Matthewkeville.com! It mostly just redirects you to some new pages in the Promotional Artwork gallery, which are of course the main attraction. If you’re interested in learning more about the backstory of the characters in Angelina and Vicki At The End, now’s the time.

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Heroines of Hometown: Vicki Powers

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Victoria Powers (the redhead on the right) is the only child of Brenda Powers, a single mother who lives in a trailer park on the edge of Belford (the town where Hometown is set).  In 1994, at the time Hometown begins, Vicki is just shy of eighteen years old.  Brenda is thirty-five.

In stark contrast to Angelina, Vicki is one of Belford’s Bad Girls.  Not that she’s ever hurt anybody (okay, there have been a few brawls, but they totally started it, and she only ever fights people who can fight back) or stolen anything, or done anything unduly destructive (at least by the standards of a bored small-town teenager).  She does like to drink and smoke (smoke what?  What’ve you got?) and screw (more on that later), but those things are incidental, really.  She’s the daughter of a drunken trailer park slut and an unknown or run-off father.  She was always going to be one of the Bad Girls.  People (mostly her classmates, but they’re certainly not alone) have been calling her a whore since she was in seventh grade.  Authority figures from teachers to police officers consider her a troublemaker who needs to be put in her place.
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