K.V. Scruggs is an internal medicine physician, blogger, novelist, and screenwriter. Email K.V.
She is an alumna of Clemson University and received her MD from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She is currently taking a sabbatical from practicing medicine to focus on her writing. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and grouchy cat.
Her first novel, What They Don’t Know, received the First Place award in Global Thriller category of the 2017 Chanticleer Writing Competition. It is available at local Raleigh, NC bookstores and online at Amazon.com.
In 2019, she ventured into the world of screenwriting. Her original TV Pilot, The Hive, was a semi-finalist in the 2020 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship competition, second-rounder at Austin Film Festival, and quarterfinalist in the ScreenCraft Drama and Genre Screenplay competitions.
She has also penned a female-driven thriller feature entitled Lies That Bind which tackles issues such as friendship, family, and forgiveness.
Most recently, she completed a psychological thriller, Broken, about a bullied teenager suffering from stress-induced blackouts who must hunt down his sister’s killer in their rural North Carolina town.
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