Allyson vaughan



“Novel-writing—fiction—is my favorite to do,” she says with emphasis. Nevertheless, writing wasn’t always in Allyson’s plan. “I never realized that you can be a writer as a career, so I dabbled in a lot of others things.”  




"... the first thing that people ask is ‘How will you keep the lights on?’” She shrugs nonchalantly by way of reply, then adds, “I felt lost in a period when I wasn’t writing. Whatever I have to do, I’m going to write.”




“I always like to write characters who are forced to look at an aspect of themselves that they otherwise wouldn’t look at if a certain event hadn’t happened. I like to see my characters faced with tragedy, because I think people show you who they are if they’re put in a situation where they can’t get out.”