Category Archives: Vaughn’s Posts

Exploring My Ancestors

Vaughn Hardacker here. In 2009 I was laid off by the high tech firm I worked for in Massachusetts (my seventh job in nine years–I left none of them voluntarily) and made the decision to leave New Hampshire and return … Continue reading

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Sometimes I wonder If I’ll Ever Learn…

Vaughn Hardacker here: You may recall that in an earlier blog I wrote about having to put down Maggie, our Maltese, and obtaining a Yorkie puppy. My significant other, Jane, convinced me to get another dog, although our age (I … Continue reading

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Using Local Events and Issues As A Plot

Vaughn Hardacker here: I am currently working on a new novel that deals with the Bald Mountain mine issue. For those of you who are not familiar with it, Bald Mountain (located in T12 R8, D-3 on map63 of DeLorme’s The … Continue reading

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Now The Work Begins!

Vaughn Hardacker here: Recently I completed a novel that I’ve tentatively titled The Exchange. The plot is a crime thriller in which my protagonist (named Dylan Thomas–his mother was a fan of the poet) is a former state police detective … Continue reading

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My Biggest Challenge

Vaughn Hardacker here: I have just started the rewrite phase of my most recent novel, which I have tentatively titled THE EXCHANGE. I have always found rewrite to be the hardest task in the writing process. In particular, what to … Continue reading

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Back To Basics

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: It’s been a long winter up here in The County (it’s a quarter past April and we’re still looking at two feet of snow on the ground). The winter of 2017/2018 seems to want to hang … Continue reading

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AROOSTOOK MW&PA MEMBERS CONDUCT MONTHLY WRITER FORUM

Vaughn Hardacker here: In an effort to increase interest in writing in Maine’s northernmost county Alice Bolstridge took it upon herself to contact Sonja Eyler, director of the Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library in Presque Isle, about the feasibility … Continue reading

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