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About Libby Belle
I live in Austin, Texas, a city that thrives on weirdness - a perfect playground for nurturing my fertile imagination and where all my fabulous children and a bunch of zany friends live. In this book and my latest release, A Woman Always Knows, you will be introduced to quirky, lovable, incorrigible, and funny characters that yearn to find a place in your heart. Each book has a shorter story section (Bathroom Material) for you wonderful members of the Throne Readers Club.
My stories have been published in Woman's Weekly, a fine 110 year-old magazine in London.
Adelaide NY, a lovely magazine dedicated to short story writers and located in New York and Lisbon.
Look for my next two books coming soon:
Humble Fumble - stories December 2021
Happy Hour Fools - Stories and Dribbles - Feb 14, 2022 Valentines Day
Titles By Libby Belle
Sparkles features an unforgettable character in her late sixties seeking love in all the wrong places. Imagine your grandmother dabbling in online dating. No wincing allowed, please.
What can possibly go wrong when an older man takes on a younger woman? Slipping brings on more than he can imagine!
What is that “thing” that is turning two college kids' lives upside down? The Gunthers is a wonderfully bizarre and fun read.
Go back to high school in the fun 70's in Big Hair High Heels when innocence was bliss.
And there's much more! There's even a "shorty" section called BM, Bathroom Material, for members of the Throne Reader's Club.
If your reading desire is to be gently lifted into orbit and safely returned with a better appreciation for your own beautiful and quirky imagination, these stories are for you.
The yarns Libby Belle spins are original, entertaining, and unexpectedly otherworldly.
Here's a taste - In the story, "Go Home, Mel!" Meet a man without a plan caught up in a bizarre predicament that even a good and kind neighbor can't fix.
"Fast Track Fantasy" is a mysterious train ride involving an innocent near-sighted poet, a cute executive, and a sexy red-head in a ruse that could easily end up in a debacle with a capital D!
Uh oh, we've got a live one here in "Closet Love." Perk up for this one!
Remember The Golden Girls? The story "Humble Fumble " will give you a lot of one-liners to chew on.
"Pop!" Let's just say this - brace yourself, this ride is going to get a little bumpy!
The best way to enjoy these delightful stories is to untether the kite string to your marvelous imagination. Let it go!
Prop up a pillow, grab your favorite drink, and enjoy the ride! These stories are meant to entertain. You hold in your hand 22 delightfully quirky tales full of lovable, incorrigible, funny, and impulsive characters that you may recognize – some might even be friends or family!
In the story, A Simple Lie a divorcée struggles with love addiction. It’s payback time in Intruder Alert! Tragedy in Out of Luck links a mournful songwriter to a charming Irish taxi driver. Meet two brave teens, a zombie and a couple of ghosts in “Beyond the Wall.”
The Bathroom Material section was created for those of you who like to read on the throne, with “shorties” like Gertrude, a zany gut-spilling massage therapist, and It’s Over, where that four-letter word is mistreated, while Ten Items or Less rolls you down the aisle to an unusual grocery store scene. And there’s more to enjoy.
Need a unique and fun gift idea? Wrap up a Libby Belle collection of short stories with a six-pack of toilet paper and a bottle of wine.
Libby Belle lives in Austin, Texas, a city that thrives on weirdness – a perfect place to nurture her vivid imagination. It’s also where all six of her beautiful children, ten grandchildren, and a bunch of wonderful wacky friends and relatives reside. Anytime, anywhere, and especially during the witching hour, she has written over 100 stories, a book of poetry, and a half-dozen songs. “I even write in my dreams,” she says. “It’s a wonderful curse!” Her stories have been published in London and New York magazines and Texas newspapers, with contributions to Beyond Art & More magazine.