Time Rushing By
posted by Kylie Leane on July 7, 2017
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Can you believe it's already July?
I can't.
Honestly, it seems the older I get the faster time just seems to rush by. Each year's pace quickens, and yet, nothing really changes around me. It is a very odd sensation, to feel the days roll into each other, day fading into night, and night blooming into day, at such a rapid pace, and still discovering myself in the same place I was the year before, and the year before that.
Is this truly what adult life is? I often find myself pondering...
Is this...all life is?
Anyway, before end up telling you all about my existential crisis, and trust me, I could waffle on about it, I have some exciting news to bring to the table.

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Editing has Begun!
posted by Kylie Leane on March 2, 2017

I am very excited.
Moving forward on a project that has been sitting around for ages is really uplifting. I really, honestly, didn't think that anything would happen this year at all but - so grateful - my amazing editor, Elle, is helping me move forward with "The Dreamer's Castle" - which is the first novel in "The Cities of Gold". The 'sub-series' that sort of sits inbetween "Chronicles of the Children".

This book is set in the land of Utillia, the land of the Kattamonts.
A very different land from Pennadot. It was interesting to create a world vastly different from the world of Humans and Kelibs. I don't know how it will be received, but I hope readers will find it enjoyable and as fascinating as I did in creating it.

So,
Ever onward dear readers! Ever onward!
KL

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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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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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1,000 Words Friday!
posted by Kylie Leane on October 7, 2016

Greetings dear Readers,
Today I bring you another 1,000 Words Friday.
This little piece is from a series I sometimes talk about: "The Tea Traders" - it's from the opening Chapter.
It's also linked to another book I'm currently writing called "Bloodstorm" which goes way, way, WAY, back into the history of the world of Aburu when 'tea' first arrived.



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Authors of Influence - Tolkien
posted by Kylie Leane on June 15, 2016



Tolkien - possibly one of the greatest author's who influenced me in my life, and continues to be a great influence. I owe Tolkien so very much, he showed me a world, and taught me how to build them.

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Authors of Influence - Anne McCaffrey
posted by Kylie Leane on May 15, 2016
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Annie McCaffrey was a huge influence as I was growing up - especially in regards to her female heroines in a time that I felt like I was being swamped by heroines I could not relate to, I found solace in her amazingly well crafted female characters that I could relate to. I owe her much for helping me become the writer I am today.

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Authors of Influence - Issac Asimov
posted by Kylie Leane on April 29, 2016




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