Tonights special guest on "A Book and a Chat" was author Leigh Purtill.
Leigh has gone from playing tennis and being captain of the cheer leading team at high school, to studying Anthropology and Dance at college when she found she could not major in either of her high school loves. A lover and teacher of ballet, she can still do 50 twirls in her mind, but these days...only in her mind.
Leigh tell us during the show how she went from being a censor of TV programs such as the Gilmore Girls and 7th Heaven to writing her first book.
She shares with us the process and some of the incites that went to produce her so far two books... "Love Meg" and "All About Vee" even to the original titles of these two novels, even to how Jennifer Anderson is part of her writing. Listeners will even find out what Leigh is planning to produce in 2010.
It is a fun and interesting program where we learn much about Leigh and her writing, that all will enjoy.
So why not settle down and listen to thirty minutes with Leigh Purtill in today's "A Book and a Chat"
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To find out more about Leigh and her books visit
All About Vee
BARRY EVA (Storyheart)
Author of Young Adult Romance/Fiction book
"Across the Pond"