James Livingood


I was born in Montana, raised with three brothers, and provided trouble for two parents. In my 20's I fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. I moved out to Seattle after college and started a life here. In 2014, started to write full time.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
My desk usually has a fair amount of soda cans and notebooks. In the morning, a coffee cup invades, but is quickly defeated. I also have a "Chuck Norris a day" calendar some friends bought me.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Montana and it made me desire to be a writer, but I didn't act on it. I think the impulse was less about writing and more about seeing the world. Now that I've seen the world a bit, I come back to the desire to write.
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Where to buy in print


Summer Sword
Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
"To those that see the sky and can not fly, I feel this wind for them." An otherworldly friendship is forged under stress and fear. Wyatt, a recently unemployed camper, is looking for an escape from responsibilities. Thunder Born is a wind esper looking to escape from those who want to murder him. Together they start something surpassing both of them.
Pale Rider: Zombies versus Dinosaurs
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » General
"I am often left to wonder why a zombie, walking around in the sun, smells better than a pooping dinosaur." Two worlds collide in this action novelette. Zombies have destroyed civilization. Gasoline fuel is no longer an option, but humanity must find a way to survive. In response to trying to restore our way of life, we engineer franken-monsters: Dinosaurs.

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