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"Original ideas barely scratch the surface. Instead, they are often just the invitation to write the story." ~ KV

Khrys Vaughan, Author, Consultant, Collector of Red Umbrellas
About me

Khrys Vaughan
Author, Consultant

I write twisted stories, strong female characters, challenge notions of impossible, and am passionate about women wielding their voices as well as their swords. On this blog I'll share ideas on approaching book projects and marketing differently, periodic insights and inspiration, and more about my projects and books.

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#StrongWomenWrite

1st & 3rd Wednesday 
Each Month. 
Promoting Strong Female
Characters and the women   
who write them.

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Getting Rid of Rafts, by Khrys Vaughan
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Getting Rid of the Raft

I’ve been fighting the Battle of Resistance and losing miserably at times. Earlier this week, I spoke with a dear friend who’s been helping me transition to the ‘new’ I want to create. When she told me about a Buddhist proverb,…

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#KickAssGirlsOfYA - April Events celebrating strong female leads
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Strong Female Characters in YA Too!

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning when I ran across #KickAssGirlsOfYA, a series of events during the month of April celebrating strong female characters in YA (Young Adult) fiction. Libby Heily, author of Welcome to Sortilege Falls, is…

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Million Dollar Book Business

I just listened to Episode 145 of The Author Hangout, Book Marketing Tools’ podcast. And was absolutely thrilled to hear host, Shawn Manaher, read my email as part of opening comments! You may recall I met Shawn last year at an event…

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Khrys Vaughan's Dream. Art work by Ruth Krijah. Copyrighted.
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Capturing A Dream

My dream led me around the world to Ruth Krijah in Austrian artist who captures the dreams of wild women, & a reminder to reach beyond impossible.

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Are you a woman who writes fiction? And strong female characters? Join us the 1st & 3rd Weds ea month for #StrongWomenWrite. See details at www.KhrysVaughan.com/sww
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#StrongWomenWrite

#StrongWomenWrite 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month Beginning March 1st! Purpose: To promote Strong Female Characters in Fiction and the Women who write them. Hashtag: #StrongWomenWrite Host Accounts: @iKhrys, @StrongWomenWrte 1st Wednesday, Hashtag Event: One line from a strong female character (protagonist,…

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Book Trailer – Done!

A little over a week ago, I filmed the trailer for my first book, The Red Umbrella Society! Although I’m a new author, I see how easy it is for authors to be consumed with writing to the exclusion of all else….

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Intertwined

In 2005 or 2006, I received a letter from a charity supporting orphans in the Ukraine. Inside the envelope were five or so cards, each with an orphan’s photograph and a brief bio or other sentiment on the back. Out of…

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Khrys Vaughan
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Going Offscript

Thanks to my friends, Christine and Tony, for featuring me on their blog at www.Offscripting.com. They’ve created a movement for people questioning what’s next, but not sure what, after leaving the beaten path themselves and status quo far behind. After you’ve…

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Time - Waits for No One!
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At Some Point…

I came across a post on Twitter – @VeganFoodQuest‘s 2016 Open Letter. Being vegan, and a future world traveler, it immediately piqued my interest. And after reading about the amazing food, locations, and their feeling alien upon

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