Roberta Clark is a writer, artist, and teacher, and was a founding member of the Advisory Board of California State Fullerton's Extension Creative Writing Program. Brought up in the San Joaquin Valley of California, she has lived in Illinois, Michigan, New York, Connecticut, and Florida. She attended UCLA and Art Center College of Design before graduating from the University of California at Irvine.
After sailing out of New York harbor for a year's misadventure aboard their far-from-luxurious blue-nose schooner, she, her husband, and five children settled in California. While her husband continued his love of sailing, specializing in advertising for boat companies, Roberta took up Windsurfing, and later Bujinkan Budo Martial Arts, earning a shodan rank black belt.Currently, Ms Clark works with children who have learning disabilities, while she writes and does research for a new suspense novel.