She’s had many jobs from construction, waiting on tables, threading film through a projector, selling men’s underwear (a talent, she claims!), to managing horse farms.
In the writing world, Kelly is a three-time RWA Golden Heart finalist, and a recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship grant in Literature. She’s the author of THE BETTER PART OF DARKNESS (Pocket Books) and the upcoming sequel, THE DARKEST EDGE OF DAWN, Aug. 31, 2010. She also pens dark urban fantasy for teens as Kelly Keaton, the first novel to debut from Simon Pulse in Spring 2011.