Author Archives: Leigh Evans

About Leigh Evans

Leigh's an urban fantasy writer, living in Southern Ontario.

Hell yes.

Dear Blog Followers, I can’t believe how many of you jumped through the hoops to follow me to my new home: You. Are. All. Awesome. Leigh

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I’ve lost you.

Dear blog follower, I’ve lost you. I’ll be honest: I just didn’t see it coming. Matter of fact, I was sick to discover that my new blog was not a skin over the old wordpress blog, but something separate, which … Continue reading

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I’ve moved.

Dear Reader, My new website is up and running.  You’ll find my entire blog at  Look forward to seeing you there, Leigh

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Bullies like the dark.

My high school building was shaped like an “H”. To get from one wing to the other, you had to use a short corridor. That wouldn’t have been a problem if the doors on the passageway opened to the French … Continue reading

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Time For a Face-lift

It’s not that we’re ragged and battered. It’s just that we know we could look better.  Mmhmm, we could do more with ourselves. Time for a face-lift. Over the last few months, this faintly, shabby blog has been going through covert improvements.  … Continue reading

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Did she say giveaway? Yes, I did! St. Martin’s Press and Goodreads have joined together to offer an awesome, awesome giveway! That’s a lot of awesome. What’s up for grabs? 100 FREE copies of The Trouble With Fate, that’s what. Did she … Continue reading

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I love Canada.

People I meet at conventions are always faintly surprised to discover that I’m Canadian. In many ways, it’s easy to understand why. We sound like Americans (unless we come from the Rock), and we dress like them. We watch the … Continue reading

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Conversations in the Car

Husband and I were in car, on the way to see the film Looper.   “Watch out for that guy,” I said. “I saw him,” he said, turning onto the main road. We’ve been married 27 years. Driving is a we-effort. … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood’s Rules

In 2010,  The Guardian, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing, published a two part article wherein 15 authors set to paper their own list of dos and don’ts. We’re talking big names here. Go ahead, check  out: I … Continue reading

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I just can’t talk about it.

Sometimes people ask me, “What’s your book about?” That’s when some evil thing grabs my throat and squeezes. And for the life of me…I. Can. Not. Talk. Oh, I can ramble on about other people’s books. I just get struck dumb … Continue reading

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