Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of 30 novels and other works, including the Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes stories (The Beekeeper’s Apprentice was chosen as one of the “20th Century’s Best Crime Novels” by the IMBA.) She has won the Agatha, Anthony, Creasey, Edgar, Lambda, Macavity, Wolfe, and Romantic Times Career Achievement awards, has an honorary doctorate in theology, and is a Baker Street Irregular. Her recent release is the cold-case novel Back to the Garden.
Among other things, Laurie and Carter discuss friendships within the writing community, how to write a character’s emotions, and rereading in order to shut off your brain. At the end of their conversation, they make up a comedic tale of revenge, beginning with a sentence from The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark.