What I miss about Christmas

I love Christmas. I love the decorations – the colour and sparkle in my house makes me feel happy. I love the Christmas trees (I love decorating mine – and this year, my boys really helped, listening when I explained that the tree needed to be balanced and therefore putting all the same things in the one place isn’t the … Read More

It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas Movies

I have to say right off the bat that I’m sorry I went MIA for a couple of weeks. Life smacked me up the side of the head with a number of unexpected things all at once and there was no time to do things such as write about my love of Dr Who, Marvel characters or Star Trek (all … Read More

Guest Post for Killing Me Softly with Charissa Stastny

Today I have a guest post on Charissa Stastny’s blog, Joy in the Moments. Check it out here if you’ve got a moment. http://joyinthemoments.wordpress.com/2013/10/22/leisl-leightons-book-launch Charissa is a lovely author I met through another website. She lives all the way over the other side of the world (Las Vegas, Nevada), and has never pulled a slot machine in her life, just … Read More

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 my favourite minestrone soup, some of which I’m taking skiing next week when me and the fam go up to Mt Buller – snow is up to 1mtr; YAY! There … Read More

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 http://blog.mjscott.net/2013/08/01/on-liking-stuff Anyway, the gist of this rant was that people should be allowed to love what they love and not be … Read More

Guest Blog with Tara Clark

Hi everyone. Today I’m a guest blogger on author, Tara Clark’s website. Come and join me as I chat about choosing a title, my inspiration for Killing Me Softly, and share with me how you take criticism in your life. For me, you’ve got to take the knock then get back on the horse. Mixed metaphor, I know, but for … Read More

Video interview for Killing Me Softly

Check out my video interview with Carol George from Destiny Romance. We talk about Killing Me Softly and how I came to write it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=q9dh5LTJs8U

Blog Post on Lovecats Downunder – Win a free copy of Killing Me Softly

Hey everyone! I’m a guest blogger today on Lovecats Downunder, a fabulous blogsite for talking all things romance with some of Australia’s best romance authors. I’m pretty buzzed to have been asked as a guest there today. Check it out here: http://lovecatsdownunder.blogspot.com.au/2013/07/welcome-leisl-leighton-with-her-debut.html There’s also a chance to win a free copy of Killing Me Softly. 🙂