I’ve Got my Towel…Time to Travel!

  I can’t wait to arrive at Norwescon! Come on down to Seatac DoubleTree and join the fun! I’ve got my new steampunk trope Octopus towel at the ready for this year’s theme, and a table lined up to share with my esteemed colleagues Rachel Barnard, Sheri J Kennedy and Victoria Bastedo on Writer’s Row….

Miss Livingstone in gif

Describe your main character in 3 words and a gif is the challenge. I came upon it through my friend Tam Borgia and her NaNoWriMo blog. So of course we must do this for Miss Livingstone! Impetuous, Passionate, Witty. Since Impetuous came to mind first, that’s what I went with to find a meme…and then I…

Ninny Rhino Achieved! Camp NaNo Challenge Accepted!

In the month of March I took up D. Wallace Peach’s Ninny Rhino challenge – mostly because I wanted the awesome Rhino Badge, but also because I needed to get back on track with disciplined writing sessions and immerse myself in Miss Livingstone’s twisty time travel plot until I solved the remaining plot knots. It…

On the Road Again

I promise I’m working hard on completing Book III for release, but it’s been great to be out the last 3 weekends meeting readers and finding new inspiration at book booths with NiWA and my friends at Clockwork Dragon. Here’s a photo from the So NW Women’s Show in Tacoma. Next stop, Norwescon at the…

NIWA Book Booth

It was such fun selling books with NIWA (Northwest Independent Writers Association) this past weekend at the Tacoma Home & Garden show. It may seem an odd place to sell books, but we were very well received. The crowd was eclectic and interested in some of everything – which is exactly what we had to offer. It’s…

Honored to be Featured Author!

I’m honored to be January Featured Author on Northwest Independent Writers Association (NIWA) home page. Here’s a snippet of the interview. Just click on the photo to see more, or CLICK HERE. Be sure to scroll down the page to find the article. Enjoy!  

An Orchestrated Meeting – Short Story

Here’s a supernatural bonus story for fans of Miss Livingstone who’ve come to the blog to learn more. This is the backstory of when the mysterious Mr. Niccoló Manush met Miss Livingstone’s fine Scottish book-seller, Mr. Thomas Worthington, in Paris near the turn of the century. The unlikely pair later become business partners in the American west, along with the monstrously…

Images from the Launch Party!

I had SO much fun at the Miss LiV Book II: Memory Key Launch Party! Thanks to everyone who came and who sent good wishes and encouraging congratulations. It really felt like a celebration. I was pleased to have several other authors read (I didn’t catch photos of them all) and enjoyed the two readings…

Party’s Over…Book IV Begins!

The Launch Party for Book II was a blast! I’ll have photos posted soon, but today I start the draft of Book IV and I’m participating in Camp Nanowrimo for fun and motivation. My goal is the full 50,000 words in 30 days! I’ve got my Squatch shirt on and I’m ready to roll…Here we…

The Big Day! Countdown Kindle Celebration!

In honor of Launch Party Day for Miss Livingstone’s Book II: Memory Key, I’m offering the gift of a 99 cent Kindle of my most popular novel, Feeling Human – written under my other author name, Sheri J. Kennedy. This is a limited time offer for 48 hours, starting on June 28th at 12am PDT. Don’t miss out! GET…

Miss Livingstone’s Fine Tea

Miss Livingstone’s fine tea can finally be yours! I procured some Mariage Freres tea for the Book II: Memory Key Launch Party on June 28th. I found only one place in Seattle where this excellent French tea, that our Miss Livingstone is always sipping, is sold. I made a special pilgrimage to Watson Kennedy to get some to share with…

Wine & Words, Tea & Dirigibles – You’re Invited!

You are invited to my Launch Party for Miss LiV Adventures, Book II: Memory Key June 28th! I’m giving out free handmade shortbread cookies and upgrading your hot tea purchase to a Mariage Freres tea bag- ‘the best tea in the world’ – at regular tea price. (while supplies last). Everyone is welcome! We’ll have…