vickey malone kennedy, AKA vck, claims to be a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and paranormal romance. She actually spends most of her time rewriting her own stories, editing other people’s stories, and judging story-writing contests. vck is a former president of Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc.; former editor-in-chief for 4RV Publishing; and a co-founder of Rose Rock wRiters. She has won numerous writing awards including the Darrell Award for Best Mid-South Short Story, the OWFI Crème de la Crème Award, and 1st Place in Genre Fiction in Writers’ Digest 85 Annual Competition. vck is a retired nurse, a full-time writer, a full-time granny, and a part-time actress represented by BK Talent Agency.