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Heather Lloyd

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A bit about me. I’ve worked as an editor for more than twenty years and have authored, or collaborated on, a bunch of non-fiction books (under my married name). Venus is my first novel and I’m working on a second. Fiction is my new love and I may never write a “true” book again!
My husband and I have four adult children who live in Oregon, and one who is gone but still near in spirit (we miss you, Noah). Three years ago, Dave and I moved from Colorado to New York City, which was quite a culture shock, not the least of which has been the size of our apartment. Think postage stamp. But we love it here. We enjoy walking or riding bikes around Central Park. We like to do dinner and an Indie movie with friends, the occasional play, and on those h
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Heather Lloyd Oh Tamlyn, Thank you!! So kind of you. I am working on another novel, but it will be a while. I sure appreciate your comment. It's so hard to get a no…moreOh Tamlyn, Thank you!! So kind of you. I am working on another novel, but it will be a while. I sure appreciate your comment. It's so hard to get a novel to sell these days, especially since it's so largely up to Amazon and review numbers there...But more and more I am realizing that no matter whether it does well or not, if it does well with people like you--if some people get out of exactly what I hoped--it was all worth it. In fact, just the joy of writing it and having these characters in my life for so long... worth it. Best to you, friend. (less)
Heather Lloyd Yes, just set it up, though! Because publisher wanted to separate my novel from all the past non-fiction stuff which gets in the way on Amazon, Venus …moreYes, just set it up, though! Because publisher wanted to separate my novel from all the past non-fiction stuff which gets in the way on Amazon, Venus is under my maiden name--so she's still trying to exist. :) It's @HeatherKLloyd. Thanks! (less)
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This book was everything. Brilliant. Hilarious. Meaningful. Jamie’s story is written in a voice and style so unique, and so powerfully engaging I couldn’t put it down. Bravo! Highly recommend.
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