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A.C. Gaughen

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November 07, 1984



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I am shamelessly addicted to staying up far too late (it feels like stealing time), diet coke (it burns so good), Scotland (stupid country stole my heart and won't give it back. Interpol has been ineffective for prosecution) and thieves (so I guess I'm not that mad at Scotland).

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A.C. Gaughen I REALLY hope to write more historical fiction--I'm totally obsessed with history, and I think that inevitably finds its way into my writing.

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I REALLY hope to write more historical fiction--I'm totally obsessed with history, and I think that inevitably finds its way into my writing.

That being said, the stories that I've found myself writing over the last few years have been all over the place--contemporary, fantasy, thieves, art...they don't really have much in common with each other! I think that ultimately I need to just follow my heart and see what stories it wants to tell! (less)
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Hey friends, 


I wanted to post a quick update to say that I am no longer blogging--mostly because I just don't want to.  With a gap of three years, no one should be too surprised by this!  I just wanted to say thank you so much for reading over the years, and sometime in the future I may remove this altogether, but at the moment I'm going to leave it up because there's a lot of history here.  


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“You are my whole heart, Scarlet. And this is breaking it.'

My heart cracked open and clear dropped out of me. My mouth opened, and I looked round me and stamped my foot. 'Does this look like a good time to tell me that, you damn stupid boy?' I meant to sound mean but my voice wobbled. 'Now?'

He gave a little smile. 'My foul-mouthed warrior.”
A.C. Gaughen, Scarlet

“I know what it's like when you can't get no one to listen to you. When what you say don't matter. I half think every girl knows what it's like to be silenced.”
A.C. Gaughen, Scarlet

“His arms went round my waist. He had a big grin, full of teeth like stars. "You saying you're the jealous sort,Scar?"
"I'm saying that some girls slap, but I have knives.”
A.C. Gaughen, Scarlet


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Neveen Thanks for accepting my friend request :) ...

Vivian Thank you for accepting the friend request! <3 I absolutely LOVED Scarlet to no end! Thanks for writing such an awesome book <3333

If you'd like to see my review for Scarlet, you'll see that it's one of the super rare books that I've rated 5 stars on my blog!

message 2: by Dani (last edited Nov 26, 2012 03:54PM)

Dani I really liked Scarlet! are you going to do a sequel???
oh and by the way some other reviews hated Scarlet but considering as this was your first book I think you did a WONDERFUL job. and if you do a sequel don't change the narrator! The whole story is about Scarlet.

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Alisa Thanks for the friend request! Scotland stole my heart, too...


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