Kelly J. Ford is the author of Real Bad Things, and Cottonmouths, named one of 2017’s best books of the year by the Los Angeles Review and featured in the “52 Books in 52 Weeks” from the Los Angeles Times. An Arkansas native, Kelly writes crime fiction set in the Ozarks and Arkansas River Valley. Kelly is also an occasional co-host with Daniel Ford on the Writer’s Bone podcast. She lives in Vermont with her wife, cat, and dog.
Among other things, Carter and Kelly discuss the best locations for thrillers, the influence social media can have on authors, and some advice to new authors. At the end of their conversation, they make up an intriguing scene starting with a sentence from Tell No Lies by Julie Compton.