Lynn LaPlante Allaway

Writer, Blogger, Classical Violinist, Jazz Violist, Mom of 4 Young Kids

Lynn has a blog, Backwards and In High Heels, and is finishing up work on her first novel, set in a symphony orchestra. She is an active jazz and classical musician, playing violin and viola with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic and the Chicago Philharmonic. She lives with her husband, their four young kids, incontinent cat and hyper puppy in Chicago. You can find her at and @LynnAllaway.