Hi! I'm Kelly.

As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

I Was an Accidental Phone Sex Operator

I Was an Accidental Phone Sex Operator

When I was 18, I volunteered on the suicide hotline.

I took months of intensive training that would help me save lives. But nothing prepared me for what I found on the other end of the line: lonely shut-ins, pranksters and perverts. 

Lots and lots of perverts.

My new essay on Salon.com explains how I set out to fix the world and ended up becoming an accidental phone sex worker. 

The Book Trailer is Here!

The Book Trailer is Here!

Why Do We Read Scary Books?

Why Do We Read Scary Books?