Home Sweet Home
posted by Kylie Leane on April 6, 2018

Life takes you on some strange journeys.
Before you know it you have been swept up by time and taken on a magnificent ride.
I am in a very different place now than I was this time last year.

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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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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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Plotters and Pantsers - Misconceptions about Plotters
posted by Kylie Leane on October 6, 2016

Hello dear Readers,
Today I wanted to touch on the topic of plotters and pantsers.
What are plotters and pantsers?
Well for those who don't know, a plotter is someone who outlines their novel before they begin the task of writing it, and a pantser is someone who sits down at the computer and “flies by the seat of their pants,” writing without a plan (or very little planning).
Whenever I talk to other writers they nearly always tell me which sort of 'writer' they are, a plotter or a pantser, and ask which sort I am. This tends to highly amuse me, as I am an extremely detailed plotter and to this day, I have tended only to meet pantsers. It is always such a joy to hear about how other writers write. The journey's they go on to tell their stories, to craft their characters, and build their worlds. Each writer is entirely unique in how they build the blocks to their successful finishing of a book/project.
However, so often when in discussion with writer's who profess to write without plans, I hear this interesting misconception; "Doesn't your imagination get stifled by plotting?" Or "Aren't you confined to your outline/plan, if you change it, don't you have to change the whole outline/plan?"

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Being an Author
posted by Kylie Leane on August 5, 2015

Lately I have been contemplating a lot about being an author.
I always tell people that I wanted to be a best selling writers since -- well -- since forever. Since I can really remember. In truth, I haven't really had any other goals in my life other than 'be a best selling fantasy and science fiction author''get married and have kids -- I keep hoping that either one of those dreams is obtainable.

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The changing pace of life
posted by Kylie Leane on October 24, 2014

Hey readers!
So I am not entirely sure if all of you know, but at the moment I am currently doing video's every day over on my Youtube Channel thus you can pretty much keep track of everything that happens in my life. XD At the moment I am running through a Writer's Meme, answering lots of interesting questions, one a day! Been rather fun actually.

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