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Leila Gaskin

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Born on a dark and stormy night on the other side of the world from Richmond, VA, Leila Gaskin began a life full of imaginative wanderings. Inspired by her journey, Leila takes inspiration from the places she’s lived. She is the author of several short stories ranging from horror, speculative fiction, and science fiction. HOT FLASHES, her debut novel, will be published August 2013.

With her dog as her co-pilot and the cat as the navigator, Leila explores her world and tells her stories.

Let me tell you about the story where the villain is the vehicle by which a story moves forward.


It all starts with a recitation of the cast introducing themselves to the audience. Nothing unusual about this, it’s a try and true method of story-telling. We heard from friends, loves, and the ‘damn fool who shot him’.


There are few people I will look at you and say that person is a storytelling god...

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Hot Flashes

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Shimmer - a short story

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"This was a fun read. The dragon twist was an interesting one. There's mystery, adventure, fantasy and humor. Ella has a great personality and her "one liners" consistently caught me off guard and made me laugh out loud. Definitely worth the read a..." Read more of this review »
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