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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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My planner and notebooks
Writing

Full Brain Creativity

I only discovered I was creative several years ago after taking what was to be a brief hiatus. Until that time, I worked in very linear, analytical left brain fields with clear hierarchies, metrics, goals, and performance requirements. It’s only in…

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Tapestry – What it Means to be Woven

I take walks almost daily. It was on one of these walks that the words ‘woven’, ‘tapestry’ came to me. I immediately thought of both fabric and DNA strands – something I’ve become more familiar with since discovering I was…

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Rainy Day

I went for a brief walk this morning. It has rained a lot lately so I selected an umbrella from my collection and headed out the door. The weather was mild, a departure from the near 100° of late. I stopped…

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Writing

Writing

Original ideas barely scratch the surface. Instead, they are often just the invitation to write. ~ Khrys Vaughan There are so many stories I want to write – twisted stories and strong female characters. Different genres, but all fiction. Some are…

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#PitMad 2016 Experience and Developing Pitch
Writing

#PitMad

With September 8th being the next #PitMad, thought this would be a good topic to revisit & hopefully provide insight. —————————————————————————– Last Thursday, I visited Twitter and saw #PitMad was trending – literally a massive party on Twitter where writers pitch their completed,…

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The Powers that Lie by Brian & Khrys Vaughan
TPTL

Excerpt: The Powers that Lie

THE POWERS THAT LIE by Brian and Khrys Vaughan Chapter One The setting sun shines upon Peter’s dark shades as pulls on his bullet proof vest, and with great urgency, slides a clip into the pistol’s housing; his hands slightly, but visibly shaking.  Never did he think it…

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