About the Author
Marie Javins is a writer and editor who left a fun-filled job at Marvel Comics to go around the world by local transport in 2001, blogging all the way on MariesWorldTour.com. She is the author of Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey (Menasha Ridge Press, 2005) and a full-time freelancer who colors and edits for Marvel Comics, Gemstone Comics, and Kuwait’s Teshkeel Media Group. Originally from Northern Virginia, Javins considers herself a New Yorker but has lived in Australia, Barcelona, Uganda, Namibia, New Jersey, and Kuwait over the last five years. She can say “hello,” “thank you,” and “how much” in seven languages.