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Carrie Nyman

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in Colorado Springs, The United States




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I was raised in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs. I developed Rheumatoid Arthritis at 14, but managed to entertain myself by writing and watching classic movies during the days RA kept me from school.

I attended the University of Colorado - Boulder, and graduated cum laude in English Literature and Dance. My first novel was published in 2012 and, currently, I am a ghostwriter with Mark Graham Communications. I enjoy reading the work of Stephen King, Christopher Moore, Toni Morrison, George R. R. Martin, Wordsworth, Austen and the Brontës.

Though I can't dance anymore due to a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility), I try to keep up with my firefighting husband, crazy children, and our


My publisher has made the Kindle download of my WWII novel Why Aren’t You Sweet Like Me?? FREE this weekend! If you love WWII history and stories based on true events, please take a look at the reviews/sample on Amazon!

Happy Memorial Day

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date: April 21, 2012 05:00PM
location: Poor Richard's Book Store Downtown Colorado Springs, 320 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO, The United States
description: Local author, Carrie Nyman, will be signing her breakthrough historical fiction novel of jealousy, longing, and sacrifice. Based on true events and using over 130 letters sent before and during WWII, "Why Aren't You Sweet Like Me" recreates the narrative of a determined Southern woman and her love, an Army captain.
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