Jennifer Lamont Leo

About me

Jennifer Lamont Leo writes inspirational historical fiction set in the early 20th century. While seeking publication for her first novel, set in 1920s Chicago, she is hard at work on her second, set in 1930s Hollywood. Jennifer is represented by Ann Byle at Credo Communications. An Illinois native, she now lives and writes in the mountains of northern Idaho.

From my website

What is to be your symphony?

To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury and refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy and wealthy, not rich, to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart, to hear all cheerfully, do…

Down to Business: Top Secret Rosies and some random thoughts on work/life balance

My husband and I watched a fascinating documentary last night via Netflix. Top Secret Rosies tells the story of the highly talented and dedicated women who worked as “computers” for the U. S. government during World War II (at the time, the term “computer” referred not to the machine, but…

My Journey to Vintage, part II: DNA edition

Most of what I know about style, I learned from my mother. She did not wear vintage clothing (although what she wore eventually became vintage, to my generation) but she had a classic, ladylike style that I’ve always admired very much. She was never a slave to fashion, choosing carefully…

 
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