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William Vaughn

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William Vaughn has been entertaining readers for decades, writing over a dozen books leveraging his trademarked dry wit and tongue-in-cheek style. Over the years he’s earned a reputation as a great storyteller, and after considerable encouragement, he’s written and published three exciting new fantasy fiction novels included in The Seldith Chronicles: The Owl Wrangler, Guardians of the Sacred Seven and Quest for The Truth. More recently he's published three volumes of The Timkers a New Adult time-travel adventure series. Based on personal experience raising two daughters and being “Grandpa” to two granddaughters, The Seldith Chronicles is full of the challenges faced by most kids' growing up—lessons. When asked where he’s from, Bill tells ...more

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William Vaughn Again, just write. The blank page is daunting, so fill it in. Your words might start off as nonsense, but let your mind (and your characters) build…moreAgain, just write. The blank page is daunting, so fill it in. Your words might start off as nonsense, but let your mind (and your characters) build your story. Once you get a few thousand words, go back and see if you can make some sense out of it. I'm one of those authors that's rarely blocked. My characters stand by the side of the bed at night, and cast their shadow on my keyboard in the day--constantly whispering about their pains, pleasures and ambitions like a child just come home from a good day at school.(less)
William Vaughn The independence. The ability to say what's on your mind and convince others that you have the true vision--whether it's on society, morality or…moreThe independence. The ability to say what's on your mind and convince others that you have the true vision--whether it's on society, morality or simply firearms safety. (less)
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Custer’s Revenge

My father, Jack Erwin Vaughn, was a very interesting, albeit complex man. While he passed many years ago, I wanted to archive a few of his best stories (as I recall them) so his great grandchildren and others might get to know him better. This is one of those stories. LiveJournal Tags: Fort Leavenworth,Custer,Short Stories Last Sunday, my miss-matched set of friends from choir sat around a smal... Read more of this blog post »
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