Category Archives: Vaughn’s Posts

HOW AROOSTOOK COUNTY VETERANS TOOK ON THE VA—And WON!

Last year the Marine Corps League Detachment in which I am the second in command (officially the Senior Vice-Commandant) in conjunction with Cary Medical Center in Caribou began a quest. We wanted to establish two things: (1) an advisory committee … Continue reading

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Time To Move On

On December 2, I embarked on a trip that would affect me more than I ever realized. My sister-in-law asked me to go to Orlando, Florida and bring back her late son’s car. I agreed and decided to drive down … Continue reading

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Setting and How It Affects Characters

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: This July my fourth thriller will be released by Skyhorse Publishing. The novel,¬†WENDIGO, takes place entirely in the north Maine woods during the midwinter months of January and February. As I was writing the novel I … Continue reading

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Character Building

Vaughn Hardacker here: One of the things that will turn me off on a book is Tom Swift style characters, you know the hero who excels at everything they have ever done. You know The Great Leslie Gallant¬†character of the … Continue reading

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On The Trail Again

There aren’t many entertainment venues up here in the county, but we have those nature has provided. Last month I finally gave in and purchased a Yamaha Wolverine, a side-by-side ATV.in the late twentieth century the railroads serving Aroostook County … Continue reading

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