D.P. Vaughan 23 October, 2023 0 Comments

Aromanticism and Asexuality: Myths vs. Realities In my debut supernatural thriller, Ethereal Malignance, one of the characters in this eerie and unsettling world is aro-ace—that's aromantic and asexual if you're unfamiliar with the term. And in light

When Black Becomes a Death Sentence, Part 2: Born in the USA There is a brutal reality that comes with being Black in the United States of America. Not only do Black people in the USA suffer

80s and 90s Thrillers: The Art of Crafting Suspense Today, we’re going to take a bit of a trip down memory lane for Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, back to the 1980s and 1990s, a time

Bullying, Writing, and Hope:Why I'm Supporting Dolly's Dream Today, I want to delve into a topic that’s deeply personal and has significantly influenced my writing. It’s a subject that’s often difficult to discuss, yet it’s something that

From Shadows to Pride: The Transformation of LGBT+ Rights in Australia It’s Pride Month around the world (UNYA, n.d.) and while some parts of the world allow people to celebrate who they are freely without fear, it’s

Reverse Psychology: AI Style I had every intention of releasing the second of my two-part series on the systemic racism entrenched in Australia and the United States today, however I’ve become sick and couldn’t get it finished

When Black Becomes a Death Sentence, Part 1:I Come From a Land Down Under Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following content contains the names and descriptions of people who have died.  

Chronologica Mellogica I wanted to share something a bit different this time. Many of my works deal with different time periods. For instance, my short story Don’t Go Back takes place in both the 1990s and 2020s,

Organised Chaos: My Approach to Writing In last week’s article, I wrote about the fact that when I first had ideas I wanted to turn into books back in 2002, I couldn’t work out how to do

Of Gardeners and Architects: Story Writing Approaches I’ll be 39 years old on the upcoming weekend. Why do I mention this? Specifically, because I promised myself I’d write my first book by the time I was forty.

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