Laura Roberts writes travel themed contemporary romance and short women’s fiction, with steamier stories under the pen name Laure L’Amour. She currently lives in Sacramento, California with her artist husband and their literary kitty, Percy. When she’s not writing, she can be found editing manuscripts for indie authors, transcribing reality TV (her day job), watching rom-coms, testing chocolate recipes, or searching for more typewriters to add to her collection.
Dabbling in both factual and fictional genres, Laura has penned 27 books for adults, including the alphabetical travel guides Montreal from A to Z and San Diego from A to Z, offbeat writing guides NaNoWriMo: A Cheater’s Guide and Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist, a collection of capital city meet-cutes called Sacramento Love, and various steamy romances under her pen name Laure L’Amour, as well as three nonfiction career guides for young adults (Careers in Gaming, Careers If You Like Music, and Careers in Digital Media) published by ReferencePoint Press. She has also contributed shorter works to the following anthologies: The San Diego Writers & Editors Guild’s 5th edition of The Guilded Pen, Diane Lee’s nonfiction collection The Secret Lives of Writers, the David Bowie/Alan Rickman tribute anthology Stardust, Always; Shawna Kenney’s Book Lovers: Sexy Stories from Under the Covers, Ironology 2014: The Iron Writer Championship Series, and Drabble Harvest #14: Extraterrestrial Reincarnation. In addition to her writing, Laura is the editor of the poetry collection Haiku for Lovers and the ethnomusicological anthology Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from Pop Songs, and the founder of the literary magazine Black Heart.