Karen Vaughan's Blog (12)

Announcement -- Drum Roll Please!!!!!

It's especially poignant when a story I wrote for the NaNoWriMo in 2015 gets published 10 months later.

No, I did not win last year but the very fact that I published it this weekend is special. to me.

So here it is, without further ado.

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Added by Karen Vaughan on September 3, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Another Review For Dead Men Don't Swing

Another 5-Star Review for “Dead Men Don’t Swing” (A Laura and Gerry Mystery Book 4) by Karen Vaughan

Cookie the Corpse Magnet is at it…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on September 3, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

CHARACTER QUOTE FROM JAMAICA DEAD

Somewhere just outside Mo bay Gaylord was trying to contact his superior, one Cylus Benjamin.  After a few rings the big man himself answered.

“What have you got for me Gaylord?”

“I have Mama Mary in place to invoke the Eshu if and when needed.”

Good are Eddy and Mitchell…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on August 10, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments

As inpired by a conversation with a friend

As authors, all our words matter! Even the ones we scrape off the editing room floor, as they were part of something huge!…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on June 27, 2016 at 11:21pm — No Comments

ALONG CAME MAGS

Along came Mags

People on the street called her Raggy Maggie for obvious reasons. She was the consummate street person complete with shopping cart and collection of stuff she found in dumpsters. It was getting to be too cold to sleep outside and she needed to find shelter.  The woman at the…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on June 21, 2016 at 12:22pm — No Comments

TODAY I WAS A GUEST ON VISION AND VERSE

 Read the interview with Carol Kauffman and myself

http://visionandverse.blogspot.ca/2016/06/interview-with-author-karen-vaughn.html

Added by Karen Vaughan on June 7, 2016 at 8:03pm — No Comments

DEAD COMIC STANDING HAS A NEW REVIEW

http://jdswritersblog.blogspot.ca/2016/05/the-book-report-dead-comic-standing-by.html

The Book Report: Dead Comic Standing by Karen Vaughan

 On THE…
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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 30, 2016 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Flash fiction:Hard boiled and Bitchy

I wrote this for a Gather.com writing prompt years ago.--I used Pam, Greg and Lenny -the members of my group as characters--Mary was me.

It was as windy as if Hurricane Isaac was blowing through town. I was on a stake out waiting for my FTA (failure to appear) not only was he late getting home from work. He was late in every sense of the word as I would soon discover.

My name is Big Mama Mary and I am the toughest bounty hunter this side of Death valley. My rack and my…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 21, 2016 at 8:50pm — No Comments

I want to Brag!

Today I was interviewed on a blog 

Here is the interview

I can honestly say that I meet the most interesting people; it comes with the territory, being an author. Karen Vaughan is a multi-talented woman. Author, stand-up comedian, blog talk radio host, wife, mother, blogger, to name a few of the incredible tasks she manages to complete on a daily basis.…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 14, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

the 7 levels of anxiety according to mom

While mom understood my anxiety she discouraged me to awfulise any situation  stage 1 was tizzy level--all attacks no matter how bad should stay here. However if I should escalate here are the other levels that worsen by degree.

2. lather-solved by a dousing of cold water to chill me out--it worked -it just pissed me off.

3 dither-time to call the doc and ask advice 

4. hissyfit--crisis unit at the hospital 

5 conniption-lock down unit-with nice meds

6.melt…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 8, 2016 at 9:18pm — No Comments

mothers day

  

Mothers day

the ode to moms everywhere 

you become a mom when…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 8, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A bit about myself and my Books

Hello from Canada!  I am a published writer with 7 books under my belt.  I write a series of mysteries featuring Laura and Gerry Fitz.

DEAD ON ARRIVAL,OVER HER DEAD BODY, DAYTONA DEAD, DEAD MEN DON'T SWING, AND MOST RECENTLY LEFT FOR DEAD

I ALSO HAVE A STAND ALONE: DEAD COMIC STANDING…

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Added by Karen Vaughan on May 5, 2016 at 3:35pm — No Comments

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