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Livia J. Elliot

Author of psychological, dark fantasy fiction with heavy themework. Host of the podcast Books Undone, specialised in deep-dives into speculative fiction. Writer of Unearthed Stories, books with choices available in Android/iPhone.

Mien

Mien

Records of the Orders [Interactive]


Mien

Mien

Records of the Orders [Interactive]
Herald

Herald

Cozy Fantasy [Interactive]


"Elliot shatters conventions and expectations; this dark philosophical fantasy [The Genesis of Change] very aptly feels like it could be the genesis of change for the fantasy genre."

Esmay Rosalyne

reviewer, Before We Go Blog

"[The Genesis of Change is] A dark fantasy novella that does a deep dive into philosophical themes, creating a mind-breaking experience, an experimental read that invites to think and reflect while following the story."

Jamedi

reviewer, JamReads

"Dance With Me is a haunting, beautiful, and redemptive tale about the fragility of the mind in the shadow of an abuser."

Joshua Walker

author, An Exile of Water & Gold

"The Genesis of Change [is] a breathtaking work that paints its setting in your mind with permanent ink. Elliot's intellect is awe inspiring and her writing here is a force to be reckoned with."

Karl Forshaw

author, Renia

"The Genesis of Change captures the challenges and strengths of humanity, weaving a story through elegant prose, philosophical consideration, and a rich, vivid fantasy world where the divine can touch the imperfect, and teach them what they truly are."

Joshua Walker

author, An Exile of Water & Gold

"Dance with Me is a thoughtful exploration of many important themes like identity, depression and abuse."

Varsha

BookTuber, Reading by the Rainy Mountain

Podcast Episode: Reading for World-Building

Podcast Episode: Reading for World-Building

IFRAME “To retain puzzle pieces that don’t connect, dropped without context, is a skill that not all have.” This is the start of an incredible reflection on reading for world-building, as presented by author Ada Palmer on the …

Podcast Episode: Utopias vs Dystopias

Podcast Episode: Utopias vs Dystopias

Episode 8: Utopias, Dystopias & their Believability “It seemed that even in paradise, men would find reasons to squabble and fight.” This is an interesting take on utopian fiction, that poignantly highlights a common opinion—that utopias …

Herald's Narration!!

Herald's Narration!!

When I wrote Herald and its gentlecat protogonist, Meowise, I always imagined him with a very specific voice… which, to no one’s suprise, is the voice I imagine my own cat has. That ended up biasing how I wrote the protagonist and how I …