About the author

Laura Roberts

<p><strong>Laura Roberts</strong> can leg-press an average-sized sumo wrestler, has nearly been drowned off the coast of Hawaii, and tells lies for a living. She is the founding editor of <em>Black Heart Magazine</em>, the San Diego Chapter Leader for the Nonfiction Authors Association, and publishes whatever strikes her fancy at Buttontapper Press. She currently lives in an Apocalypse-proof bunker in sunny SoCal with her artist husband and their literary kitties, and can be found on Twitter @originaloflaura.</p><p>Blurring the lines between fact and fiction, Laura has penned the alphabetical travel guides&nbsp;<em>Montreal from A to Z</em> and <em>San Diego from A to Z,&nbsp;</em>offbeat writing guides&nbsp;<em>A Cheater&rsquo;s Guide to NaNoWriMo</em> and <em>Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist,&nbsp;</em>and the satirical adventure tale, <em>Ninjas of the 512.</em> She is also the editor of the collection <em>Haiku for Lovers</em>, and the forthcoming anthology <em>Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from Pop Songs</em> (February 2016).</p>