Lana Vaughan

The Queen of Questions

Help Wanted

  In my life I have had some great and some not so great role models. My first official mentor fired me. Her replacement taught me some very valuable lessons. One of the ones that stuck with me the most took place while we were painting an office in the church’s new building. We had […]

Editor or Agent

I am amazed at the number of writers that have come into my circles over the past few years. Several are published book authors and many are honing their skills and finding their voices by putting out blogs on a semi-consistent basis. Yesterday I spent some time working on a project of my own and […]

Deviled Egg Dance

At 7:15 this morning I was informed that deviled eggs were expected at the Independent Study potluck today. I had exactly 2 eggs in the refrigerator and school started at 9. A quick run to the store and dropping my favorite teen off with the promise I would be back at noon with said eggs […]

Do You Hear What I Hear?

In an ever increasingly noisy world really listening is becoming a lost art. I know you think you know what I said but what you think you heard may not actually be what I said. When you add the complication of a technological advancement to the transaction communication can get even more garbled and impersonal. […]