Category Archives: Interviews

#6: Advice to New Writers: Run Away Screaming, by Joyce Reynolds-Ward

This is the sixth and final installment of the six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. Advice to New Writers: Run Away … Continue reading

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#3: My Approach to the Writing Process, by William Cook

This is the third in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. You can catch up with them at https://www.niwawriters.com/Continue reading

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#2: Resources for the Weary Writer, by Thomas Gondolfi

This is the second in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. Resources for the Weary Writer, by Thomas Gondolfi So … Continue reading

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FICTION WRITING Part 1: CAPTURING THE FICTIONAL WORLD

  As most of you know, I write the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series featuring Lynley Cannon, a sixty-something cat shelter volunteer who finds more trouble than a cat in catnip. I write every day; never have writers’ block; … Continue reading

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A MURDER OF CROWS – INTERVIEW WITH SANDRA MURPHY

  A new book! Just in time for Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, New Year, Saturnalia, Jolabokaflod, or whatever other reason you might choose! A Murder of Crows, Publisher: Darkhouse Books (October 9, 2019) “What do you call a group … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: FINDING YOUR LOST CAT, New From Dusty Rainbolt

FINDING YOUR LOST CAT: The Practical Cat-Specific Guide for your Happy Reunion (Cat Scene Investigator Feline Problem Solver Series Book 2), by Dusty Rainbolt, author of Kittens For Dummies When “America’s Veterinarian” Dr. Marty Becker writes the forward to a … Continue reading

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WINNER OF THE CHARACTER CONTEST IS A PRINCESS!

I recently ran a contest for the winner to be mentioned as a character in my upcoming Crazy Cat Lady mystery, Cosmic Cat. We had many enthusiastic entries, but there was a bit of a snag when I went to … 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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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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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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