Rehab Run…is done!

It has been quite a month in BarbraLand. Rehab Run is done, and if my sources are correct, it’s gone to print today! You’ll be able to get your hands on it at the end of November!  And it means that I have to get cracking (see what I did there?) on book 3.  I […]

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Memories. And, Cracked Gets Around

Earlier today I left my apartment and stopped short at the elevator. For a minute, I was transported to childhood, back to the apartment my grandmother lived in when I was small.  I could see and smell it as clearly as I could then.  And I haven’t set foot in that place in 30 years […]

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Gandolfini et al: Random Thoughts on Mourning Dead Artists

A couple of days ago, I finally got a chance to see Green Room, writer/director Jeremy Saulnier’s fantastic follow-up to his cult favourite Blue Ruin.  I do love me a good thriller/smart horror film.  I missed it at Midnight Madness at TIFF a couple of years ago, and heard great things.   And I’ve always liked […]

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Four Months Until Rehab Run!

I know!  I’m not sure of the exact release date — somewhere between November 14-end of the month, methinks. In case you forgot what the cover looks like, here it is!  Now, go preorder it somewhere!  Or remind your friendly local bookseller to pre-order!  

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Keep It Simple, Stupid

Hey!  I was talking to myself.  No one reading this could possibly be stupid.  (And really, what an unfortunate word.  I mean, I occasionally use it to refer to myself, or even sometimes in the context of describing a ‘creative’ meal I’ve thrown together when the cupboards are bare and I don’t feel like hauling […]

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My beautiful great-niece Abigail

Cracked, as brought to you by babies and other mammals

It all started in winter of 2016, when my great-niece Abigail Leslie was having a gander at her parents’ copy of Cracked.   I stole this picture from her parents, and posted it on my Author Facebook page (www.facebook.com/barbra.leslie/).  I let it be known that I would love to see other babies holding Cracked.  Or […]

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Cracked.

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence! No, it’s not.  But I’m working on it.  And if anybody knows Jen, tell her to call me?  Thanks.

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