Author Archives: Loretta Livingstone

About Loretta Livingstone

I write, and I want to tell people about my books. That's why I started this blog. It's all very new, so I will probably make mistakes, but - here I am! Blogging!

Any Given Sunday in the Middle Ages (Medieval Mondays #9b)

Originally posted on A Frame Around Infinity:
As discussed in the previous post on the medieval Church, church life in the Middle Ages was life. The services it provided contributed to every key turning point in people’s existence.  According to John…

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Historical Fiction Cover Winner January 2018

Originally posted on Vintage Treasures:
What draws you to a historical fiction book cover?  Each month I will be choosing my ‘Pam’s Pick’. Hopefully, you will be intrigued enough to look beyond the covers I feature and find your next…

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Living and Writing with ME/CFS

As some of you know, I have suffered from ME for three decades. It is less severe than it was, and these days, I am able to do more than I could – but that is still far less than … Continue reading

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Get Series-ous: Seven Things to Do Before Starting Your Series

Though it may seem counterintuitive, writing a series is oftentimes easier than writing a stand alone book. For one, building your world, and the characters, settings and constructs within that world, is something you do only once, using the following…

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Morgen’s Email Critique Group

Originally posted on MorgEn Bailey – Editor, Comp Columnist/Judge, Tutor & Writing Guru:
Hello. I know that writers, myself included, need – and appreciate – feedback on our work. By that I don’t mean “Oh yes, that’s great” – although that…

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2018 Book Industry Predictions: Are Indie Authors Losing Their Independence?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Mark Coker at Smashwords  ? Welcome to my annual publishing predictions post where I prognosticate about the future and share my views on the state of the indie nation. Each year…

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“Secret Writing Rules” and Why to Ignore Them…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
by Anne R. Allen Somerset Maugham famously said, “There are three rules for writing. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they are.” But pretty much everybody you meet in the publishing business…

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