Hello! I'm Leigh (and yes, that's still pronounced "lee" not "lay"). It came to my attention that I’ve had the same bio for over a year, so here goes an attempt at trying to make myself sound more intelligent and interesting than before:

I’m still a five-foot-eight nineteen-year-old living a secret life on the internet (though slightly less secret now, as I worked up the courage to tell my two best friends). As of now, I’m a first year student at the University of Birmingham. Things about me you need to be aware of? Probably the following: I have a love-hate relationship with writing; I enjoy having people fangirl over my British accent, and I am obsessed with the TV show Catfish. To the point where it’s probably unhealthy.

Obviously, there’s more to me than that, but you’re probably better off searching through my ask.fm (25000 answers strong – get a life, Leigh) if you want to know the ins and outs.

Enjoy your visit to my profile, I guess. Better go read my stories now.

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Just to let you know, I don't take reading requests. Please don't ask me to read your story as the message will be deleted. Don't take it personally.
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Social data: 3.8M reads. 91.2K votes. 17.4K comments.

Description: “Not just a flavour, but a way of life.” When seventeen-year-old Flo Kennedy is forced to up sticks and trade her life in London for a sleepy seaside town on the south coast, she’s anything but excited. Walden-on-Sea could win awards for being Bri...

#99 in Teen Fiction

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“My sister passed away over a month ago. The last time I saw her was yesterday.” When eighteen-year-old...

loquaciousness posted a message to leigh_
vanilla is amazing! i started it a couple of hours ago and i just finished the bonus chapter- it was ultimately a really lovely read.
      thank you for your beautiful self and the beautiful stories you mastermind.
      also- i have read some of your others like the baby project and room service; they were both great books!
Skulldollface posted a message to leigh_
Hi! I read your book VANILLA and I absolutely loved it. I'm looking forward to read all your books!! keep it up!! ( Your such a great author)