facts about Heather

  • She’s a mountain gal.
  • This perspective colors her world no matter where she travels.
  • She loves to travel.
  • She loves coming home.
  • She lives in Vail, Colorado, with her husband and daughter.
  • Her fiction has won some nifty awards and nominations.
  • She loves to ride her mountain bike.
  • She loves to stand on a wintery mountaintop, scan the white expanse and breathe the sharp cold air.
  • She prefers bikes to cars.
  • She has a yellow 1972 Schwinn Breeze named Otto.
  • Her family has one tiny blue car named Tardis.
  • She’s a science geek.
  • She laughs a lot.
  • She enjoys competing in events on her bike with friends.
  • She once did a road cycling relay race with friends called The Race Across America, which started in San Diego, California, and ended in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It took them six days, twenty-three hours, and some minutes. At the finish, she met Miss America.
  • She also loves to trail run and ski.
  • She set out on her own at seventeen in a faded orange AMC Gremlin.
  • On days she doesn’t write, she tends to get a headache.