Inspirational Adoption Novel Based on a True Story

Anna's Phone Call to DSS- Anna asks Social Services if she can adopt Stephanie. She's told that the only right she has is, she can put a letter without any identifiable information in it, no people's names or geographical locations, in Stephanie's file. When Stephanie grows up, if she asks to see her file, she will find the letter. Anna places clues in her letter, praying that one day Stephanie will follow the clues and find her.

Film Festivals

Where's Stephanie? Film Festival Awards

Lenora Livingston

There are roughly 3,000 film festivals in the United States. Narrowing down the list prior to submitting requires endless hours of research. Many appeal to different film making groups, a particular race, nationality, gender, religion, etc. Do they promote independent film makers? Do they have a screenplay category, a best actor or actress category? How long have they been in the business? What kind of reviews do they have? What does Movie Maker Magazine say about them?

I never in my wildest dream imagined myself as a screenwriter, but when the climax of the greatest miracle of my life presented itself to me in a matter of seconds, like a movie in fast forward, I knew without a doubt that I was meant to write "Where's Stephanie?" both as a book and a screenplay.

Austin Film Festival

September 7, 2019

"Selected" for the screenplay competition at the Austin Revolution International Film Festival on September 7. 2019

Lenora Livingston

May 4, 2019

Twister Alley International Film Festival

Best Feature Screenplay

Lenora Livingston

April 14, 2019

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

Platinum Remi Winner, Short Screenplay

Lenora Livingston

December 29, 2018

International Independent Film Awards

Platinum Winner Best Drama Screenplay

Lenora Livingston

January 5, 2019

TopShorts - Short Screenplay Winner

Best Drama Screenplay


July 10, 2019

Where's Stephanie? has been upgraded from "Selected" to "Finalist"in three categories in the screenplay competition of the 2019 Las Vegas International Film Festival to be held August 1, 2019. .

Lenora Livingston

January 6, 2019

Festigious International Independent

Best Drama Screenplay

ZZZPark City article

June 15, 2019

Park City International Film Festival

 Top Five Finalists