Author: LizziT

Lizzi grew up riding wild in the Santa Cruz Mountain redwoods, became an equine veterinarian at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and practiced in the Gold and Pony Express Country of California before emigrating to New Zealand. She is the proud mother of two boys in that sea of green. When she's not writing, she's swinging a rapier or shooting a bow in medieval garb, riding or driving a carriage, playing in the garden on her hobby farm, singing, cooking, being an equine veterinarian or high school science teacher. She is multiply published and awarded in special interest magazines and veterinary periodicals.

With her debut novel, A Long Trail Rolling, she was Finalist 2013 RWNZ Great Beginnings; Winner 2014 RWNZ Pacific Hearts Award for the unpublished full manuscript; Winner 2015 RWNZ Koru Award for Best First Novel and third in Koru Long Novel section; and finalist in the 2015 Best Indie Book Award.

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Lesley Kelly, who won a signed copy of Once Upon a Vet School for answering the monthly question in my Lizzi Tremayne Newsletter! The answer was… a foal!  (what a surprise! 🙂 ) I hope you enjoy the story, Lesley, and thanks for signing up for my newsletter !   Subscribe to my …

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The New Year’s Here! Do you have a good method of organisation to help you reach your 2018 goals?

Good morning! Thanks to a long line of people into whom I've come into contact while trying to build my website, I have finally found a magnificent method of organisation for myself: Asana. Asana lets me organise myself and any others involved by Project (i.e. Blue Mist Equine Veterinary Centre, Equi-Still Portable Stocks, Lizzi Tremayne …

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Our Christmas Tree, or A New Tradition for a New Life

This year, with my boys grown and moved away, my partner and I decided to simply decorate our living room for the holidays with a ficus tree, a veer away from tradition. Rather than purchase a cut-your-own pine Christmas tree, for the first time we chose to honour our own tree—the one which lives with us every …

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New Release! Once Upon a Vet School #7: Lena Takes a Foal!

Happy Holidays from my family to yours, and a new release too! I hope you're enjoying good health, good friends, and your favourite foods… and some new release books! We've just had a lovely and sunny Christmas down under in our little green spot of New Zealand. Plenty to do, with the farm, writing and …

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Ever Thought of Riding the Pony Express?

I sure did…probably obsessed on riding the Pony Express, too, when I was a little girl riding out in the hills around La Honda, California. Maybe that’s why my first novel, A Long Trail Rolling, ended up being about the Pony Express…and a girl rider. Many have asked why I wrote about this for my first …

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Welcome to my New Website, or I SURVIVED Creating It!

I'm not sure where the past month went since I decided, probably due a total lack of sense, to do a “revamp” on my website, or websites, rather. And combine them. And switch from a simple WordPress.com site to a self-hosted WordPress.org site. via GIPHY I have plenty of education, probably a lot more than …

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Something Special About Growing up in a Small Town

There’s something special about growing up in a small town, my name for a Main Street town. Like the song says, you know everybody and everybody knows you…and their parents might as well be yours, if you stepped out of line. But they were always there for you, just like your own parents, whenever you …

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Christmas! It's Available for Pre-Order

Many of you have been asking when my latest novella, Once Upon a Vet School #7, would be out…It's up for preorder now, as part of the Authors of Main Street's Christmas Boxed set! and…… It's only 99c (USD) and….. even better, it'll be out on 12 October! Here's the link: http://amzn.to/2xQ5Lsj  If that link …

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Once Upon a Vet School: The First of the Series…Volume SEVEN??

Yep, I'm starting the new series with Volume 7…  I'll be continuing The Long Trails series, but this new one will be coming out in October with the Authors of Main Street in our new Christmas Boxed Set!   Ever thought you wanted to be a veterinarian? I did, when I was seven…and I’ve been …

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Once Upon a Vet School #7…First Chapter Sneak Preview!

Hi All! Sending out my best to all those affected by the Texas hurricane, and other disasters. We’re thinking about you all over the world. I thought I'd share the first draft of Chapter 1 of the novella I'll be including in our Christmas anthology, (You'll have to see the final version in the boxed set, …

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Medicine, Vet Med and Horses…What do They Have in Common???

  HI Everyone! Happy Monday! Just back from RWNZ Conference in lovely Rotorua!  Hot pools, writing and meeting some fantastic writers and speakers! One was Kristen Lamb, from Texas! I loved this article from her website…it could be of real help to any of you out there writing, especially if you're including issues about medical …

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Let's Get that Novel DONE!!!

Hi all! I've been flat out, as I imagine you have!   I've found time to post onto the Authors of Main Street blog here, talking about getting that novel done! I talk a little about my three novels, just finished, a giveaway for August, and there's a pic of Elliot, Maya and I with …

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