As an award-winning Chicago Tribune journalist, Vicki Vass traveled the corners of the world looking for the story. From a mud hut in the jungles of Sudan Africa reporting on the civil war, to the mansions of world leaders and the movie sets of Hollywood stars. She landed in her little corner of the world on top of a mountain in Dark Corner Carolina. There in her retreat, she has written several best-selling Cozy Mystery series and screenplays for film and television. Her screenplay “Christmas at the Grey Horse Inn” has been made into a feature film to be released November 25th, 2022.
Some of Vicki’s acclaim include keynote speaker for Sisters in Crime the national associate of female mystery writers, a Mystery & Mayhem award winner, Best Annual Report International Association of Business Communicators lifetime award winner, 3-Time Winner Helen Cody Baker Awards for Non-Profit Communications, Best Feature Section Illinois Press Association, Silver Trumpet Award Publicity Club of Chicago, Best News Feature Illinois Press Association.
Her journalist eye and art for the story has made her one of the leading speakers for both fiction writer associations and journalist associations across the world.
Vicki is president of Mountain Laurel Films, which has several movies and television series in development including the series “Bloody Point” a 1970’s pirate tale scheduled to start filming 4-2022 on a South Carolina barrier island.