Category Archives: Writing

Changing the World Through Fiction

I recently gave a presentation at the Cat Writers’ Conference called Changing the World Through Fiction: 7 (plus 1) techniques to effectively promote your point of view and was asked if I had recorded it. I had not, but I do have a … Continue reading

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WIND-UP & AWARDS: CWA CONFERENCE DAY 2

The second and final day of the conference began early with breakfast and the business meeting. Janiss Garza, with the help of her therapy cat Summer, presented a talk on adventure cats, and PR guru Lea-ann Germinder wound it up … Continue reading

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FULL SCHEDULE: CWA CONFERENCE DAY 1

Where to begin? Today was a long, full, fun, packed agenda. Beginning with breakfast, we went on into the presentations, lunch, more presentations, a little book sales, and finally to El Gato, Houston’s cat café. It was such a joy … Continue reading

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TOUCHDOWN: CWA CONFERENCE MINI-BLOG DAY 0

I arrived in Houston at 5:00 am and bypassed a ruckus I found out later to be a grenade scare. Me, blissfully ignorant, walked off into the hot Texas morning with nary a clue. The hotel, a Hyatt Regency, got … Continue reading

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ANTICIPATION & ANXIETY: CWA CONFERENCE MINI-BLOG

In a few hours, I’ll be boarding a plane for Houston, Texas and the Cat Writers’ Association Conference. Excited? Yes. Anxious? Yes. This is so far out of my comfort zone, I can’t even count the ways. But there is … Continue reading

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BOOK TALK with JEFFYNE TELSON

Jeffyne Telson grew up in Dallas, Texas but has spent most of the last half of her life in California. Although she has Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from Texas Tech University, she has devoted the last two … Continue reading

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BOOK (& CAT) TALK with STEVE DALE

   Steve Dale, certified animal behavior consultant (CABC), has reached more pet owners over the past few decades than any other pet journalist in America. He is the host of two nationally syndicated radio shows, Steve Dale’s Pet World and … Continue reading

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BOOK TALK with AUTHOR LYN McCONCHIE

  Lyn McConchie is a New Zealand writer of speculative fiction, picture books for children, a nonfiction humor series, a number of standalone books and many short stories, articles, poems, opinion pieces, and reviews. Her writing has won many awards … Continue reading

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CAT SHOW

Last week at this time, I was selling my books at the TICA International Cat Show here in Portland Oregon. It was a three-day show, and I ended up with a cold that kept me away from writing most of … Continue reading

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COMING SOON! the Fantastic Feline Heroes Bundle, Heroic tales for cat lovers everywhere

Author Bonnie Elizabeth decided to take a chance on a multi-author multi-genre bundle of cat stories, and the result looks to be fantastic! The 11 tales included in the Fantastic Feline Heroes bundle feature cats in their hero guise as … Continue reading

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