Leslie Nyman

About me

The Sound of Her Own Voice is the adventurous tale of a young Jewish woman who travels to the California Gold Rush. My interests include imagining, discovering and writing about the experiences of women who lived in more conservative, confined times. Women with spirit and intelligence participated in every adventure in history. I enjoy celebrating them.

From my website

self publishing means self promotion

The research to find out how to self-publish was not nearly as fun as the research had been for Lena, but it was as necessary.  The amazingly insightful and talented women on the Women Writing the West List-Serve don’t know how much they inspired and helped me.  What I learned…

How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I’ve Learned from Reading too Much, by Samantha Ellis – A Review

leslie nyman:I haven’t yet read this book, but it sounds right up my alley. Maybe it will appeal to you too. Originally posted on Austenprose - A Jane Austen Blog: From the desk of Jenny Haggerty: Those who don’t enjoy reading may assume it’s a solitary activity, and they’d be…

What’s Next?

The Sound of Her Own Voice was completed.  It had an arc of time through which characters grew and developed into their inevitable selves. During the entire process of researching and writing I fell upon new ideas for novels, questions about what it means to be an American, a Jewish…

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