Letting Creativity Take the Lead Podcast

Today I am featured on the Letting Creativity Take the Lead Podcast with Siobhan Jones. You can find it here: ?The Unlocked Creative – Creative Entrepreneur, Ambitious Creatives, Writers, Productivity for creatives: Letting CREATIVITY take the lead with author Leisl Leighton! on Apple Podcasts We talked about my journey as a writer, how I tackle the challenges of writing and … Read More

Witch Bound Release Day

I am so thrilled that Witch Bound: A Pack Bound Series Prequel, (my first solo self-publishing endeavour) is finally out in the world. It has been quite the journey with lots to learn and more still to learn, but I’ve enjoyed the process. To celebrate Witch Bound’s release, I am extending the 99c sale price for another week. So if … Read More

Vote for Climbing Fear in the Better Reading Top 100

If you loved Climbing Fear, I’d be super grateful if you showed your love by voting for it in the Better Reading Top 100 books of the year. Voting is open now. How to vote: Go to the Better Reading website (https://www.betterreading.com.au/news/enter-the-draw-to-win-australias-top-100-books/) and enter Climbing Fear and my name under the title and author. If you agree to Better Reading’s … Read More

Cover Reveal: Witch Bound

I am very excited to be sharing the cover of Witch Bound with you all. The amazing Lana Pecherczyk did an amazing job with the cover design, keeping the feel of the Pack Bound novels while giving Witch Bound its own special feel. What do you think? I love it. Witch Bound is a prequel novella in the Pack Bound … Read More

Witch Bound: Cover Reveal Coming soon

I am thrilled to announce that I will be self-publishing my novella, Witch Bound (currently appearing in the Fantasy Realms Anthology: Warlords, Witches & Wolves). I have set the publication date for April 6th – very exciting! Even more exciting, I have an amazing cover to share with you soon. But for now, here’s a sneak peek at it. More … Read More

Facebook Live Panel: Why We Need Romance Stories More than Ever

I am very excited about the upcoming event that I’m a part of – a Facebook Live event in conjunction with Brisbane Libraries, Harlequin, Mills & Boon and romance.com.au: My fellow panelists are Mills & Boon authors, Ally Blake and Melanie Milbourne – two amazing authors who have been writing romance for a long time and are people I have … Read More

A Perfectly Paranormal Valentine Anthology: 3 Days until Release

Only 3 days to go until A Perfectly Paranormal Anthology is released. I’m so excited that my new novella series is starting with Love Cursed in this anthology. I’m super excited to share the full blurbs for all the novellas in the anthology too: Love Cursed by Leisl Leighton A love across time, cursed to stay apart … Coven librarian, … Read More

In Memory of Liz

This blog has taken me a year to write. It has been a hellish year for everyone, and it gave me little space to be able to sit down and process the loss I suffered right at the beginning of it. But now is the time. A year ago, one of my best friends, the talented and beautiful Liz Corbett … Read More