K. H. Vaughan is a refugee from academia with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. In his other life he taught, published, and practiced in various settings, with particular interest in decision theory, forensic psychology, psychopathology, and methodology. He lives with his wife and three children in New England. He is an editor emeritus with Dark Discoveries Magazine and Hellnotes.com and writes speculative fiction including horror, science fiction, and fantasy.