Rosella Leslie was born in Edmonton, Alberta, graduated from Elphinstone Secondary in Gibsons on BC’s Sunshine Coast and trained as a medical records technician in Merritt, BC. For 11 years she lived at Clowhom Falls, 25 miles by boat from Sechelt, BC, and helped her husband look after a fishing resort. In Sechelt she worked with the Festival of the Written Arts as a director, program writer and house co-ordinator. Aided in her writing by weekly critiquing sessions with the Quintessential Writers Group, led by editor and author Betty Keller, Rosella also attended workshops with Ian Slater and Daniel Wood. Rosella’s feature articles and fictional stories have been published in The Leader, Alive Magazine and Coast News Weekender. Rosella lives in Sechelt with her husband, John. Please visit quintessentialwriters.com/leslie.html.