Carol M. Ford has more than twenty years of experience in the publishing industry. She earned her BA degree with Honors in English/Liberal Arts from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in Glassboro, New Jersey. She is currently the Director of Editorial Services, an editor, and a managing editor for Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ), a health care association management, marketing, and publishing firm located in Southern New Jersey near Philadelphia. Working with leaders in the nursing community, she oversees the production of several clinical peer-reviewed nursing publications and textbooks, and specialty health care publications.

Carol has authored and published several articles on writing and publishing, has self-published two short stories, has written one fiction novel now under review, and has co-authored a two-part teleplay on spec based on Dracula: The Series.

Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography is her first major non-fiction work. In addition to her deep understanding of Bob Crane and her writing skills, her extensive knowledge of publishing for the health sciences has equipped her with keen investigative and research skills, ensuring the final publication of the book, which was thoroughly researched for twelve years, is evidence-based. A portion of the profits from the sale of Bob Crane's biography will be donated to various charities in Bob's memory. In 2017, she co-produced and participated in a podcast based on Bob's biography, The Bob Crane Show: Reloaded.

Carol has several projects in the works. She is currently working on a book where a portion of  profits will be donated to animal shelters to help abused/homeless animals. Other works include short stories and beginning the research phase of a new novel.

In addition, she has HTML formatting experience and has constructed several websites for various individuals. Further, she oversees the production of the Jannetti Publications, Inc., podcasts, which provide extended content of articles published in AJJ's scholarly, peer-reviewed nursing journals (Nursing Economic$, MEDSURG Nursing, and Pediatric Nursing).

Carol's spare time is filled with writing, reading, photography, drawing, music, traveling, hiking and fitness, her pets (a cat, Charley, and a Golden Retriever, Copper), and spending time with family and friends. Carol has traveled extensively across the United States and around the world, including to England, Ireland, Scotland, and Australia. She has tutored with Literacy Volunteers of America, teaching adults how to read and write, and has also assisted young children in developing their reading and writing skills.