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About susanvaughan

Susan Vaughan is a multi-published and award-winning author. Her books have won the Golden Leaf, More Than Magic, and Write Touch Readers’ Award and been a finalist for the Booksellers’ Best and Daphne du Maurier awards. A former teacher, she’s a West Virginia native, but she and her husband have lived in the Mid-Coast area of Maine for many years. Her latest series is The DARK Files, available on Amazon. Find her at www.susanvaughan.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SusanVaughanBooks or on Twitter @SHVaughan.

AN APPLE … OR MORE… A DAY

Susan Vaughan here. I love many things about autumn. I can’t count the number of photos I have of fall foliage. When we were new to Maine, many years ago now, we used to spend Columbus Day weekends enjoying the … Continue reading

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PLOTTING ON MONHEGAN ISLAND

Wanting take advantage of Maine’s glorious Septmber weather, my husband and I spent a day on Monhegan Island. This small island, only about one square mile, is one of our favorite places to get away and hike. Camera mandatory. We … Continue reading

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Editing, What’s It All About?

Susan Vaughan here. Occasionally readers ask me what book editors do and how they work with authors, so here’s a general explanation on the subject, including some input from other Maine Crime Writers. Book editors receive book proposals and manuscripts … Continue reading

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GOING LOONY, REVISITED

Susan Vaughan here. I posted this last summer, but at Maine lakes, loons and their chicks are out and about, so I thought it a good time to revisit the subject. A few years ago, my husband and I sold … Continue reading

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WHY MAINE?

Susan Vaughan here. Although I’m a native West Virginian, after forty years living n the Mid-Coast, I consider Maine home. (Except to native Mainers, I’m still “from away.”) My husband and I discovered the beauty of the Pine Tree State … Continue reading

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A TIME TO REMEMBER THEM

Susan Vaughan here. Memorial Day always prompts memories of my father, who was a spotter pilot in World War II. He came out of it safely and made it to the age of eighty-one. I’ve always known the holiday was … Continue reading

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When the Book Won’t Write Itself

Susan Vaughan here. My latest novel of romantic suspense has just been published. Yesterday, actually. Dark Vision is an addition to the DARK Files series, and my fourteenth book. I had a glass or two of bubbly to celebrate and breathed … Continue reading

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