Category: Inspiration

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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A Sea of Green Unfolding is now Available in Print!

Hello! Welcome back! In New Zealand, AS OF NEXT WEEK, you will be able to find it in print HERE,  on Fishpond.com. If you want it personalized and signed, please message me to let me know what you want it to say! From most of the rest of the world, it is available on CreateSpace or Amazon  at …

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A Sea of Green Unfolding to launch Saturday! FB PARTY ON IN ONE HOUR!

Good Morning, or Good Afternoon, as the case may be! In case you haven't heard, There's a Facebook Party to launch Sea of Green! It's on very soon, like in an hour or less! My author friend Jude Knight, who also writes historicals, and I are having a FB Party here… https://www.facebook.com/events/257122021420491/ you’ve maybe not …

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Blogging about The Hills of Gold, New Release on Kayelle Allen's Site today!

Hi all! I hope you can buzz over to Kayelle Allen's site to see the new post I've put up about my soon to be released The Hills of Gold Unchanging! It's at this link all day today! http://romancelivesforever.blogspot.com/2017/02/hills-gold.html Come on by! It's a good one! xxx Lizzi Editing madly, still. L

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Author Talks This Week

If you're anywhere near the Humboldt, California area, come on by one of the Author Talks I'm giving on Friday and Saturday of this week! Fortuna Library: Friday 24 June, 4 pm at  753 14th St, Fortuna Eureka Library: Saturday June 25, 3 pm at 1313 3rd St, Eureka Bayside Grange: Saturday 25 June, 7-9 pm …

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The Pony Express Rides Again!

Hi All! It was Great!!!! Grit in your teeth, hot, sweaty horses and people… and the mochila, being handed from horse to horse every two miles, for 2000 miles… What else could it be but fantastic? Here's where our group started, at Simpson's! It was a three-generation-Hearty Family affair, from Izzy, below shown with dad …

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Talks Scheduled for Utah, Eureka, Fortuna and Bayside

Hi All! Here is the more complete list of talks! They will be  Meet the Author sessions, and I'll be talking about History, Writing History, A Long Trail Rolling,  and doing some readings from some of the books! If all goes well tomorrow, there will be some footage shot during my ride in the Pony …

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The Mochila is Coming Closer

Here at the Pat and Linda Hearty residence,  we're preparing and waiting with expectancy for Group 1 of the Utah Pony Express Association to hand over the mochila to us at Simpson Springs tomorrow morning! Our team, Team 3, led by the Heartys, will have 42 rides of two miles each, which will be split up between the …

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Storyboard for 'Intervening Novel' Created…

Yes, you heard me right… I've given in… Some of my fantastic beta readers have told me things like….. “Too much has happened between A Long Trail Rolling and its Epilogue.” (Hmmm… I didn't really think so, but your other comments were well-received, Kate…) Thanks, Kate L.   Matt's been a bit more blunt… “You need …

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What Draws us to History?

Here's a post I wrote for Bethanne Strasser's Through the Heart Shaped Glasses blog earlier this month. I thought some of you might appreciate it! What draws us to history? Is it the romance of a different time from our own? Is it what history can show us about ourselves? How we’re different from or …

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Hunua Falls… A Special Kind of Awesome

It happened on the way to St Cath's Faire, an SCA reenactment event, last Sunday near Clevedon. A massive change in the direction of my new novel, A Sea of Green Unfolding.   It came to me while I drove past the Waihou River (Called the River Thames  by Captain Cook when he first landed …

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