Supanova Setup 2016
posted by Kylie Leane on November 18, 2016

It's that time of the year folks!
Supanova as arrived in Adelaide. This year I am super excited, because I'll actually have two books! *squeee*
Dad and I headed down early to set up my little booth. It was Dad's first time going to 'Bump In' and it was really fun being able to show him what it all looks like 'before' the show -- so to speak. I really enjoy the environment and honestly could stay there for hours just watching the whole place come to life like an unfolding colourful flower.

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Supporting Characters aren't Useless Lamps
posted by Kylie Leane on November 13, 2016

Supporting Characters/Cast aren't Useless Lamps



This past weekend I saw the movie ‘Arrival’ – I cannot stress enough how beautiful, inspiring and visually stunning this movie was and I highly recommend going to see it, even now, I am still finding myself thinking about the contents of the movie.
I won’t talk much about it, because it is a movie that very much needs to be experienced without spoilers for the full impact to be felt.
However, I watch a lot of youtube reviewers and a couple of them have mentioned something that got me thinking about a topic that pops up in my thoughts from time to time: Supporting/Secondary Characters in Books (or movies).

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A Week of Changes
posted by Kylie Leane on November 11, 2016

Sorry for the inactivity of late but as many of you would know, I've moved and that...was a bit of an adventure.
I still haven't managed to entirely sort myself out yet. Chaos would be describe how things are currently looking -- but -- I am gradually moving my way through boxes, and sorting things into places, and culling more stuff.

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Farewell House...
posted by Kylie Leane on November 3, 2016
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I'm sitting in my very scarce office as I write this. A couple boxes remain scattered around me, and my computer. The room echoes when I speak now. A single picture hangs on the nearby wall. I rather dread the moment I have to remove it, as it almost feels as though the moment I do, it will be the end of an era within this house that has been the creation of many wondrous memories.

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Why do I give out lollies on Halloween?
posted by Kylie Leane on October 31, 2016

It's that time of the year again.
Halloween.
Halloween is a sort of controversial topic in Australia (sometimes) and in my family.
I am very odd for enjoying the evening at all. The very notion that I decorate my door, I am sure, is scandalous!




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Not All Damsels
posted by Kylie Leane on October 17, 2016

I am going to tell you all a secret.
Okay.
So, maybe if you read my novels it might not be that much of a secret.
But…
Here it goes.
I like knights, heroes, men who sweep in and save a damsel.
Now…I know this is a really controversial stance to have in this day and age…
But please, bear with me as I try to explain myself. I promise I haven’t been abducted by aliens—

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1,000 Words Friday
posted by Kylie Leane on October 13, 2016

Greetings Dear Readers,
It's another 1,000 Words Friday!
Wow. They come around fast don't they. So, today, we're continuing on from last week's 1,000 words (or there about) and today I'm getting to introduce to you one of my all-time favourite characters from across all the universes I dabble in. She has changed a lot over the years. (I recently lost my hard-drive, as explain in an earlier blog, so I am very glad I printed a lot of artwork in my earlier years to show her gradual change!)
Her name, however, has remained the same, so has her love of smoking, tea-drinking and violence.

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A tale of a lost purse...
posted by Kylie Leane on October 11, 2016

It began with a series of unfortunate events.
I was contently watching anime late at night, on a streaming site, when suddenly, my screen lit up with warnings, blaring at me that my computer was being hacked. I naturally freaked. In the process of ripping out the ethernet cord from the desktop, I dropped the external hard-drive sitting on my desk.
After discovering someone was changing the passwords of my facebook and my google accounts I spent a good couple hours competing with whomever it was in a game of who could change the passwords faster. Thankfully, I eventually gained back control of my accounts and upgraded my online security.
I went to bed exhausted...

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