Category Archives: Book Talk

Interviews and conversations with other cat writers, bloggers, and guests.

PHOTO SHOOT: FUN WITH RAMONA & MOLLIE

I recently did a photo shoot with Ramona Marek for the upcoming Pop Cats cat festival and convention where we will be selling our books. We enlisted the help of another CWA member, Tamara Ann Fowler to take the pictures, … Continue reading

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PRESENTERS – THE HEART OF THE CWA CONFERENCE

  Though fun and important, there is more to putting on a successful conference than great swag and awards. In my last post, IT TAKES A VILLAGE – THANK YOU, CWA CONFERENCE SPONSORS! I listed the numerous companies who backed … Continue reading

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COMING SOON – CAT NOEL, a Crazy Cat Lady Christmas Novella

Who’s ready for Christmas? Not Lynley Cannon, that’s for sure. But she has little say in it. My new Crazy Cat Lady Christmas novella, Cat Noel, is back from the beta reader and on its way to my editor. I’m … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST QUINT COLE- HE’S A CAT!

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing a true cat artist— No not an artist who paints cats, but a cat who paints artwork! Quint Cole, of Colehaus Cats, has been painting from a young age. Here is his story: … Continue reading

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CATS AND CAT TALES

It’s snowing again in Portland. Not much, just a few flakes, but enough to remind us it isn’t really spring even though green things are poking up through the soil. There are some early flowers in bloom, purple crocus and … Continue reading

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LESLIE COBB, CAT ARTIST – AN INTERVIEW

Our guest today is Northwest Cat Artist Leslie Cobb. Leslie is an amazing person whom I have the pleasure to know personally. She is part artist, part cat advocate, and part kitty angel. Her home is filled with bright colors … Continue reading

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MY “CAT CAFÉ” GREAT ESCAPES VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR

MY “CAT CAFÉ” GREAT ESCAPES VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR The tour is just finishing up today, but I wanted to tell everyone what a wonderful experience it was! I’d been noticing the bright banners of the “Great Escapes” blog tours for … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: A Spell of Murder, by Clea Simon

A Spell of Murder: the first Witch Cats of Cambridge mystery, by Clea Simon Clea Simon’s new cozy paranormal mystery,  A Spell of Murder, is as captivating as a puzzle ball, a satisfying cat mystery in the truest sense.   … Continue reading

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CAT WRITER JEFFYNE TELSON – You Won’t Believe This Update!

It isn’t often that someone I’ve interviewed suddenly becomes more famous than they were to begin with, but that’s the case with Jeffyne Telson, founder of RESQCATS, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of stray … Continue reading

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CAT WRITING with TAMARA ANNE FOWLER

Tamara Anne Fowler is Edit Kitten, a writer with 20-plus years of experience offering a softer, gentler approach to editing and coaching. Her personal editors —Armani, Max Factor and Spicey’D—are also her cats. Her writing career began with articles in … Continue reading

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