Jennifer Lamont Leo

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**THANK YOU, dear readers, for all the great reviews, and for choosing You're the Cream in My Coffee and Ain't Misbehavin for your book clubs. You're the bee's knees!** Author of You're the Cream in My Coffee and Ain't Misbehavin'. With a passion for all things historical, Jennifer Lamont Leo captures readers' hearts through stories set in times gone by. She is also a copywriter, editor, and journalist. An Illinois native, she holds a deep affection for Chicago and its rich history. Today she writes from the mountains of northern Idaho, where she shares her home with her husband, two cats, and abundant wildlife. Visit her at A Sparkling Vintage Life (http://www.JenniferLamontLeo.com/blog) and Miss Marjorie's Jazz Age Journal (http://www.Mar ...more

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Jennifer Lamont Leo First I pray, and then I just start writing, even if what flows out of the pen is complete nonsense. (I like to scratch out scenes with pen and paper,…moreFirst I pray, and then I just start writing, even if what flows out of the pen is complete nonsense. (I like to scratch out scenes with pen and paper, especially if my muse is acting balky. It's less intimidating than the keyboard.) Sooner or later I stop slip-sliding around and gain my footing, story-wise.(less)
Jennifer Lamont Leo I'm writing a sequel to "You're the Cream in My Coffee," also set in 1920s Chicago. I don't have a title for it yet, but for those who've read "You're…moreI'm writing a sequel to "You're the Cream in My Coffee," also set in 1920s Chicago. I don't have a title for it yet, but for those who've read "You're the Cream," it's Dot's story. I'm also working on another book I'm calling "Moondrop Miracle," which is set in the 1930s and is sort of a riches-to-rags-to-riches story. (less)
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