Category Archives: Writing

WE HAVE A WINNER OR 5!

  When I put out the call to name and describe a character in my upcoming series, the Tenth Life Cozy Mysteries, I had no idea how many people would answer, nor how imaginative and thorough their entries would be! … Continue reading

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CRAZY CAT LADY NEWS: NEXT UP – ADVENTURE CAT!

There is a new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery in the works! Adventure Cat takes up five years after the Cat’s Cradle short story where Lynley saves a kitten stuck in a gym bag and ends up running for her … Continue reading

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AN ALTERNATIVE LOOK AT CAT COZIES

Now for something completely different… If you are reading this, you already know that I write cat mysteries. I also read them. I would much rather settle in with a Lillian Jackson Braun or a Shirley Rousseau Murphy than any … Continue reading

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SAVING MONEY WITH THE PERPETUAL CALENDAR

Do you like to save money? Recycling your old calendars is fun! Everybody has that favorite calendar. It may be a favorite artist or scenes from a place you visited. It may represent a cause. (I receive ones from the … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES, NEW CHARACTERS, AND A CONTEST

I’m currently knee-deep in the second edit of my new cozy, The Ghost Cat of Ocean Cove. I’m still working on the blurb, but it will go something like this: Septuagenarian Camelia Collins moved to the coast to fulfill a … Continue reading

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GREAT ESCAPES BOOK TOUR FOR CAT CONUNDRUM

The Celebration Continues! The celebration for the release of Cat Conundrum is not quite over! All this week this 7th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery will be the feature of a Great Escapes book tour around some of the most … Continue reading

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8 WAYS TO SUPPORT A BOOK LAUNCH WITHOUT ACTUALLY GOING

This year there will be no in-person book launch at a cozy, independent bookstore with friends, family, and fans gathered around. No cat-face cupcakes or champagne (or grape juice) shared. This year, my new book will come out only virtually. … Continue reading

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CAT COZY/FELINE FANTASY GIVEAWAY!

This Is My Truth Now blogsite is hosting a GIVEAWAY for five (5) authors of cat cozies and feline fantasies, and I am one of them! Beginning today, Sunday October 25, 2020, you can enter to win either an e-book … Continue reading

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Excerpt from CAT CONUNDRUM, The 7th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery

In just 10 days, Cat Conundrum will take it’s place among the other 6 Crazy Cat Lady cozy mysteries! I try to make each story different, while featuring the familiar characters and settings readers have come to enjoy. Conundrum varies … Continue reading

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CAT CONUNDRUM – 10 FACTS AND FANCIES

It always amazes me when I write a book how many details come into play. To create a full story, I draw on my own experiences as well as do research on things beyond my personal realm. Here are a … Continue reading

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