Category Archives: Writing

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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CAT SUMMER RELEASE – TODAY’S THE DAY!

  TA DA! CAT SUMMER LAUNCHES TODAY! This is a very special launch for me. Though I’ve published other books, this is the first in the sci-fantasy genre. There is something special about sci-fi, at least for me, and to … Continue reading

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COSMIC CAT HAS A LAUNCH DATE!

When a superhero cosplayer falls to his death at a comic con, Lynley is left holding the bag— and a cat! Who killed Captain Cat? His tribe wants to know. When the Captain is murdered at Bridgetown Comic-con and philanthropist … 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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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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MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE CRAZY CAT LADY FACTORY…

  Yes, there has been lots happening, what with the CWA Conference and all it entails, but life goes on for Lynley Cannon. The sixty-something cat shelter volunteer has been busy  caring for cats, going to cosplay parties, getting chased, … Continue reading

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE – THANK YOU, CWA CONFERENCE SPONSORS!

I am one among many who had an excellent time at the recent Cat Writers’ Association Conference in St. Louis.  I’ve heard so many compliments about the speakers, the swag, the book-signing and raffle, and the overall spirit of comradery, … Continue reading

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A NIGHT TO SHINE – THE CWA AWARDS BANQUET

It was finally time! Everyone donned their best cat dresses, ears, and bling to meet in the banquet room for the final event of the conference, the dinner and awards ceremony. There was excitement in the air as we looked … Continue reading

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CWA CONFERENCE DAY 3 -DAYTIME

Today was the final day of the CWA Conference, another jam-packed schedule beginning with the CWA business meeting. Yes, business is necessary even for cat writers. I won’t bother you with details. The first presentation of the day was from … Continue reading

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DAY 2, CWA CONFERENCE, A PACKED 12 HOURS!

Oh, boy! Today was a long one, but it went by fast as we listened, learned, networked, and socialized. The day began with an inspiring talk from our sponsor Purina’s Dr. Janet Jackson and Dr. Kurt Venator. I like Purina … Continue reading

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