Chantiki’s Boudoir – Esteemed Guest

New Release! I’m honored to have my personal favorite short story, “The Fickle Face of Time” featured in Victoria Bastedo’s Vintage Ladies Magazine, Chantiki’s Boudoir. It’s a tale of vexing vixens, beguiling beauties and the gentleman caught in their spell.  (Who just might be one of our Mr. Worthingtons!) Originally written from the photo prompts…

THE LOST TRAIN Anthology – NEW RELEASE!

I’m so excited to be featured with my short story “Off the Rails” in this new anthology from FVP Books! THE LOST TRAIN Anthology is coming soon. Release is September 1st! Authors and Artists were paired to create works for the project. And it was especially welcome and encouraging to communicate and get to know…

A Fourth of July Celebration!

Happy Independence Day to those in the U-S-of-A! And big cheers and fireworks-worthy celebration here at Miss Liv Adventures on the same day too!!! At long last, The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone – Book III: Dreams Key rode off with great fanfare to the hands of Beta Readers. It’s complete and ready…

A Glowing Opportunity

Mt. Si glowed gorgeously out my window all day today, matching my mood. I’ve been a bit down about the delays on Book III’s final edit. Though I’m determined and marching forward to complete and publish it as soon as it’s brilliant – or at least up to Miss Livingstone’s particular standards. But today I…

Time and Time Again

It’s possible that it’s completely appropriate to be writing Book III of Miss Liv Adventures time travel series yet again. 🙂  Still aiming to publish by the end of the year. Wish me luck and safe NaNo travels!

Excelerate

Yes, I know…before you correct my spelling, I had a reason for messing up the word accelerate. I’m pleased to announce I’ve finished the Excel spreadsheet from hell, otherwise known as Timeline Points by Character, and I’m ready to move forward speedily with completing Book III (and IV & V) at long last. I’m still…

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….

Tangled Knots are Fabulous Plots

…AT LAST! I would hate to admit how many hours it’s taken to untangle the web woven my Miss Livingstone’s books I & II. So many lovely mysteries were threaded and I was determined to bring them to a most incredible and rewarding tapestry at the end. I believe I’ve done it. I’ve plotted and…

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…