Slimefest B’day Weekend for my Son

I’m back from my Slimefest weekend with my boys, my sister and her son for my youngest one’s 8th b’day. He loves Big Time Rush – the Nickelodeon show that’s like a modern day The Monkeys; lots of fun and cute boys...

Special Guest Blogger – Renee Novelle – and a free giveaway of her new book

Today on my blog I have special guest author, Renee Novelle. She is a multi-published journalist and is now the author of psychological and paranormal thrillers. Renee is preceded by a long line of published family members, including Pulitzer...

Why Entering Contests Could Help You

I have recently become the Contest Co-Ordinator for Romance Writers of Australia and I’ve had many people ask me what’s so important about entering contests in the journey of a writer. I get the reticence, particularly from writers...

Winner of Revelry Competition

Sorry, I’ve been remiss in announcing the winner of Peta Crake’s competition for a copy of her new novel, Revelry (life has been a bit hectic – I apologise to Peta for my lag!) The Winner Is: IMELDA EVANS Her comment about a...

Guest Blog with Peta Crake. There’s a chance to win her new novel, Revelry.

I have the pleasure of hosting the talented Peta Crake on my blog tonight to talk about her new book, Revelry and all things paranormal – a special love of mine.  Welcome Peta. Thanks for being a guest. It’s really exciting to have...

Guest Blog on Friday Feast – chance to win a copy of Killing Me Softly

Check out my guest blog on the fabulous and talented Cathryn Hein’s Friday Feast blog today. http://cathrynhein.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/friday-feast-with-leisl-leighton/ I talk about my love for winter and soup. There’s a recipe for...

RWA Conference – here I come!

I’m heading off to the Romance Writers of Australia annual conference tomorrow morning with my dear friend, Marnie (a talented writer from one of my writing groups who has taken this year off to write and is going to pitch pitch pitch at...

Embrace what you love.

A writer I know, M.J Scott, had a wonderful rant yesterday about people who tell you what you should love and that what you do love is wrong – it was really quite special, you should check it out...

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