Heather Jane was born in southeastern Pennsylvania and lived in the area of the Pennsylvania/Delaware border most of her life. Her love of writing began in high school, where she studied the classics, joined the literary magazine as an assistant editor, and worked at the local library. She majored in Anthropology and Latin American Studies at the University of Delaware. Heather moved on to the business world and has been employed in the financial industry for the past twenty years. Heather currently lives outside of Portland, Oregon with her wife Jeanine Hoffman and their family of pets.