Author, Author

Author, Author

The day has arrived and I am now an author, so it would seem. It is incredible that the day is finally here. The book has been published and now people can buy it.

The Six Seasons of My Backyard

This is a real book, not digital, so once you place your order the book is printed and then sent to you.


It is now available on createspace and is being sold for USD$45.

For those of you in Melbourne who are interested send me an email as I will do a bulk order for you.

The book has been a lot of work, but I am so glad it is finally done. I am really proud of it and what I have achieved. Now it is time to sit back and rest before the work of marketing it starts.

If you would like to order a copy of it, then you can click on the image of the book and it will take you to the page to order it or click here.

68 Responses

  1. Congratulations! Enjoy the fruits of your labors

  2. Congratulations!!!!
    The front page is amazing.
    I guess the rest is just as fine πŸ™‚

  3. Congratulations, Leanne. Do you plan to tease us with excerpts?

  4. Di'

    Congrats on your hard work, Leanne!!

  5. Wow! Congratulations Leanne! Wonderful you have finished this project and we can now enjoy the ‘fruits’ of it.

  6. ESJ

    Congratulations, Leanne!

  7. Congratulations! How wonderful!

  8. Congratulations Leanne! Seems like this has been a work in progress since I first began following you, so it truly is a time to celebrate. I wish you all the best with this and future projects.

    • Thank you Robert, it has been a long time in the pipeworks, two years ago I started it. So glad it is published. I forgot to put a thank you to you in the book, I’m so sorry, you were so much help with giving me advice on publishing and such. I will have to do a special one for you.

  9. Just to let you know, I can’t access here from CreateSpace, but I can get to it easily on

  10. Congratulations, Leanne. You’ve worked so hard on this book. What an achievement.

  11. Huge congrats Leanne! This has been a labor of love for you. So happy to see it completed.

  12. Congratulations! I hope this book also contributes to your growing career.

  13. Congratulations! I know you’ve been working hard on this project for a while. I’m happy for you that is finished and looks so lovely.

  14. Yay Leanne, I just ordered your book and I can’t wait to get it! I wished I could get it autographed by you! Hugz Lisa and Bear

  15. Congratulations, Leanne! You can also order it from Amazon, which I did.

  16. Well done, Leanne! What a huge achievement! I’ve read all your blog posts about the work you’ve been doing on this project, and the many months that you’ve been taking photos of this magical place, and am seriously impressed. I hope you get lots of copies sold – not only in your part of the country but around the world too. Good luck!

  17. Congratulations, Leanne! I’ve followed your progress with this project and am so happy for you that you’ve reached the conclusion and are now a published author.

  18. Ron

    Hi Leanne please sign me up for a copy The front photos are gorgeous. Well done and looking forward to reading it.

  19. Congratulations, Leanne. What a journey and what a happy finish for you. The cover looks stunning. I have enjoyed following your blog and the progress of the making-of of the book – goes to show that with hard work and time you can make your dream come true. Good luck with marketing and once again, congratulations πŸ™‚

    • Thank you Mabel, yes very long journey. I am so happy with the cover, then inside is great and I hope will appeal to writers as well, there are some lovely poems in it as well. oh yes, marketing, my downfall always, who knows.

  20. Heartiest Congratulations dear Leanne , I hope it flies off the shelves , it certainly should do x
    Celebrations in order I would think .. I’ve checked and seen it’s evening time down in Melbourne πŸ˜‰

  21. Congratulations Leanne! πŸ™‚

  22. Fantastic news! Well done. Can’t wait to see it. You are a champ as well as an author my friendπŸ’•πŸ’•

  23. apw

    Congratulations Leanne. What’s the story behind the title?

    • Thank you, the area is like my backyard, part of my area, and the indigenous population, the Wurundjeri, or the traditional owners used 6 seasons for the year, and they are far better than our four.

  24. Well done Leanne! What an achievement!

  25. Wow, really great achievement. Good on you and congratulations Leanne.

  26. Congratulations Leanne! Feels good doesn’t it? πŸ™‚

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