Scott Douglas Vaughan of Lexington, SC, is a Georgia native.
In elementary school, Scott began writing short stories and reading them to his fourth-grade class. By seventh grade, he had started his junior high school newspaper and was paid $1.50 per story contributed to his hometown newspaper, The Forsyth County News.
As a high school sophomore, he began working part-time for the newspaper on the road to a 17-year newspaper career, including writing awards from both the Georgia and South Carolina press associations.
Leaving the newspaper business in 1994, Scott began a career in faith-based and non-profit marketing and communications. He is a national speaker, Bible teacher, and storyteller.
He wrote his first book, Brookwood Road, in 2014, fulfilling a 40-year promise to his dad. His books are consistent award-winning novels in national awards contests.
Scott is a graduate of the University of Georgia (1981), where he studied journalism and sociology. In 2003, he received a Strategic Marketing Certificate from Emory University in Atlanta.
Scott and his wife Vicki have been married for 35 years and have four grown sons, three beautiful daughters-in-law, and three very loved grandchildren. They also have a cat, Vivian.