Interview with Livian Grey

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Working in insurance and daydreaming about what to write next.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Getting the chance to finish what I started.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Amazon Kindle recommendations and word of mouth.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was a short story of a runaway princess.
What is your writing process?
Get idea. Sit down. Write.
Who are your favorite authors?
Clive Barker, AM Homes, Anne Rice.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Twitter and Instagram. Facebook posts.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in rural Western Australia with little to do and nothing on TV, my imagination ran pretty wild in the end.
When did you first start writing?
At age 11.
Published 2015-12-30.
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Books by This Author

Between Here and Nowhere
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
Stuck in a small country town with next to no choices, Quinn and Kat dream of a better life for themselves, all the while stuck with the horrors of their dead-end jobs, messed up parents and the threat of worse to come.
Time
Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based loosely on actual events. A patient named Jeffrey wishes to spend his time in hospital purely observing and finding solace on his own. Carolyn, another young patient, draws him into her dilemmas, her humanity and beauty too attractive to ignore, and Jeffrey finds himself ignoring his own recovery to give her some hope.
CHIPS: A Collection of Stories About Control
Price: Free! Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Kali doesn’t see a problem hanging out in chatrooms, but Dr Forde is going to realign Kali’s attitude towards friendship. Obsessed with Josie’s dancing, Matthew borrows a chip designed to control her body remotely when she refuses to dance for him. And a nurse tells the story of Cayden, a boy with unusual powers who risks his life to prove his friend Georgia isn’t as evil as some people think.
Violet
Price: Free! Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Sacrificed to dark spirits known as the Enorahts and transformed into an eternal being of brilliant white light, a young peasant girl named Violet is cursed to search the world as a kelesnae until she finds the one who will help her regain her human form. Four hundred years pass before she finds Nate, a sullen boy who unwittingly becomes the key to Violet’s rebirth.
Elysian
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A twenty-something graphic artist named Josh meets Isla, a girl with an unusual means of creating her art. He quickly finds himself embroiled in a strange and dangerous pocket of the art world when he tries to save Isla from her previous over-zealous employers who are quite happy to exploit her and her exceptional talent, even if it means her death.
Floodgate
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Ebony is an unusual girl with a unique ability that isolates her from everyone, including her adoptive parents. Her caseworker, Patrick, comes to learn she's able to encourage a malevolent drive within her victims to want to kill themselves. Patrick winds up helping Ebony uncover her real family’s dark history, in turn putting his marriage, and Ebony's life, at risk.
Progeny
Price: Free! Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Scarlet Keller, a woman with an unusual past, employs fertility specialist Dominic Stanton to exact a plan for retribution on humanity: to bring about the rise of her now forgotten species. Meanwhile, her abandoned daughter Rose must find a way to stop her mother and save her new love, Sam, from becoming a victim in Scarlet’s twisted scheme.
Terra Discordia
Price: Free! Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A strange country, broken into three kingdoms, lies trapped in a conflict that is long-lived and due to come to a head. Queen Xelle of the Heartlands is about to die, leaving her young and naive daughter, Lelette, to take the throne. Now a pawn in this deadly game of conquest, Lelette must rise above the chaos to become Queen of the Heartlands.