Kate Silver has been writing professionally for more than 20 years. She got her start writing news and features as a staff writer with Las Vegas Weekly. Along the way, she's stalked celebrities for People Magazine, co-authored guidebooks on Las Vegas, authored a guidebook on Chicago, ghostwritten books and investigated off-the-beaten path stories (like one about the so-called “Wedding Chapel Wars,” and another where she "embedded" as a Mary Kay independent beauty consultant for a year) for national outlets.