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…

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…

Miss LiV Book II: Memory Key – Released!

So excited! The final formatting, edits and cover tweaks have been completed, and the final buttons pushed. Just waiting on the gears at Amazon and Kindle to crank into production on May 31st. Just ONE DAY AWAY! That’s right…Mark your calendar, Pick up Book I Now, and get set on May 31st to snap up this long-awaited sequel! I’ll…

Book II’s Train is Coming

The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone, Book II: Memory Key is coming down the tracks and will be released soon. ‘Soon’ instead of a firm date has been a bit frustrating, to be honest, but I’m not going to send the story to publication until it lives up to Book I’s Miss Livingstone’s…

A Mad Dash

Here’s a snippet of the Beta version – Chapter 6 In Which Miss Livingstone Doesn’t See What’s Coming to Her…

“That was a sudden departure, Caprice,” Mr. Scott called as he offered his arm and glanced after the girl and her brother.

“Mr. Scott, please!” I looked up and down to see if anyone had observed his over-familiarity — most especially Abigale. But she was still busy marching off. Master Henry turned his head and shot me one more crooked grin.

Yes, I Love Costumes & Mark Twain’s Wit and Wisdom

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” -Mark Twain I apparently love any chance to dress up and express myself with costumes and dramatic clothing…much to my mother’s dismay. I grew up in the era when you only got to wear fairy wings on…

Whoo hoo! First Amazon Review!

The first review is up for The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone: Journey Key…And it was 5 stars too! Let the celebration begin! And in regards to the wait…sorry about that. I’m writing and editing as fast as I can! -KJQ

Way Back Wednesday-Palmer House

One of the most difficult parts of writing a time-travel adventure is also one of the best parts for me. I’ve never been a history buff, so this came as a surprise. When I strike out on a path to find some historical texture or a particular reference for a scene, I lose track of time. When I…

It’s Coming!

The Witty Miss Livingstone is boarding the steam train and traveling through time to Amazon…Release date for The Unwitting Journey’s of the Witty Miss Livingstone, Book I: Journey Key is October 25, 2016. A native of Boston, Miss Livingstone has settled with her inventor father in the foothills town of Snoqualmie, Washington in 1910. When…

Gratitude

I’m so excited about the Release of the first book of the Miss LiV Adventures series, The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone: Journey Key! And as I celebrate the big day, I’m reminded of another celebration. My friend Jeffrey Cook had a great Launch Party for his regency era adventure novel, Dawn of Steam:…