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Born in England, I have spent the past forty years in California. Recently retired, I have spent the past two years writing. My autobiography, NO ORDINARY WOMAN, has just been published in the UK, as well as my book of short stories - THE MAN WHO LOST HIS GENIUS & OTHER STORIES.


Background Information

My twenties were spent working for the glamorous Granada Television in Manchester, England in the swingin' sixties!  At 27 I emigrated for the second time to America, worked for Universal Studios, a famous talent agency, and then for a movie producer.

After marriage, children - and managing my actor son - I started a new life...on my own.  Finding a writers' site to upload my mother's true story motivated me to start writing myself, and I did.  I wrote short stories and poetry and found that I was pretty good and won several contests.  I decided to write my life story - found a publisher - and was fortunate enough to hold my book, NO ORDINARY WOMAN, in my hands last month, January 2012.

I moderate several forums on a popular writing site - spend a lot of time editing work for fellow authors - and am now working on a full-length novel.

I live by the beach in sunny California wih my small parrots, three cats and - now and again - with my much younger boyfriend.

Birth Place
Cheshire,  England
Accomplishments

Numerous fiction awards
Poetry awards
Two published books

Additional Information

NO ORDINARY WOMAN by Valerie Byron is my autobiography, now on sale. THE MAN WHO LOST HIS GENIUS & OTHER STORIES is an anthology of twelve short stories. I am awaiting my first Barnes & Noble book-signing in the next few months.

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Valerie Byron
A website devoted to my published books

Amazon Author Page
My Amazon author page

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My profile page on writers' site BOOKRIX.

No Ordinary Woman
Teaser promo video for NO ORDINARY WOMAN




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