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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.
Added by Karen Vaughan on September 3, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Cookie the Corpse Magnet is at it…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on September 3, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on August 10, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments
Added by Karen Vaughan on June 27, 2016 at 11:21pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on June 21, 2016 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Read the interview with Carol Kauffman and myself
Added by Karen Vaughan on June 7, 2016 at 8:03pm — No Comments
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 30, 2016 at 4:16pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 21, 2016 at 8:50pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 14, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 8, 2016 at 9:18pm — No Comments
the ode to moms everywhere
you become a mom when…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 8, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Karen Vaughan on May 5, 2016 at 3:35pm — No Comments