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Leslie Banks Quotes





I look at life, the experiences I've had, at the human condition, the dynamics between people, the news (world news), and draw from the compelling realities all around us.
 

I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
 

In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
 

It was all a back-handed blessing, and my friends were the ones who kept the faith, read my work, and urged me to submit it to publishers (by sending it out for me - they would not hear no for an answer.
 

That has always been it for me: family first.
 

The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book.