Kelly J. Ford discusses the first pages of her latest novel, The Hunt, how she merged the drafts of two unfinished novels to really make the cook, her love of character and place, and the slips of backstory she inserts from the very beginning to spark our curiosity and keep us invested in the story.
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Kelly J. Ford is the the Anthony-nominated author of Real Bad Things, Cottonmouths, a Los Angeles Review Best Book of 2017, and The Hunt. An Arkansas native, Kelly writes crime fiction set in the Ozarks and Arkansas River Valley.