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. 🙂
My lovely friend, Liz, didn’t only hold a launch party for me for my new novel, Killing Me Softly, but she wrote the most wonderful speech. You can see it here at: http://hannercymraes.blogspot.com.au/2013/06/killing-me-softly.html#links I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful friend who has been on this journey with me.
Today I’m talking with Louise Reynolds, my fellow Destiny Author and brilliant cook, on her website, Cooking the Books about the value of food in friendships and relationships and how food features in Killing Me Softly. Cooking The Books – Leisl Leighton Food is one of the many devices authors use to open conversation, create character and bring our protagonists together. … Read More
I spoke with Carol George, one of Destiny Romance’s fabulous editors, about what brought me to writing Killing Me Softly. http://www.destinyromance.com/news/350939/q-leisl-leighton-author-killing-me-softly Music is a big inspiration to me. What inspires you? I’d love to hear.
Today I talk on the Destiny Romance website (http://www.destinyromance.com/news/351047/i-ve-got-music-me ) about the importance of music to me and to my characters in Killing Me Softly. I’m interested in finding out what music speaks to you? Is it a song, an artist? Does it remind you of something – a special moment or place or person? Share you favourite music memories … Read More
Yesterday was my official launch of Killing Me Softly. My friend Liz held it at her place – thank you so much to Liz and her husband, Andrew, for volunteering their home and opening it up to family and friends to come and help me celebrate this much anticipated and exciting day. And thank you to everyone for coming along … Read More
Today is the official release day for Killing Me Softly. Yay! To celebrate, my Monday writing group are throwing me a little book launch party, and I am so looking forward to sharing my excitement with my family and friends. But for those of you who can’t be there today, you can still find out some more about Killing Me … Read More
It was a long weekend here in Australia and my family and I were down at my husband’s family holiday house in Dromana (on the Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne) enjoying a glorious weekend of clear blue skies and crisp winter air that wasn’t too cold. It had been a lovely weekend, spent doing not much of anything other than … Read More
Killing Me Softly is featured on the ARRA website at the moment as part of a Destiny Romance post. It’s pretty exciting to see your book and name up there as suggested reading. I can’t imagine what it must be like to see posters of your book out in book stores, in magazines and on billboards. I know that only … Read More
My lovely Monday writing group are holding a book launch for me for my new novel, Killing Me Softly. It is going to be held on Saturday 15th June, which is the official launch date of my novel. I am so excited, but at the same time, I’m nervous, because they say a book launch isn’t a proper book launch … Read More