Category Archives: CAT WRITERS

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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BOOK (AND CAT) TALK with PATRICIA FRY

  Patricia Fry has been writing for publication for 45 years, having had hundreds of her articles appear in about 300 different magazines and newsletters, including Writer’s Digest, Cat Fancy, Cats Magazine, Health, Entrepreneur, Woman’s Own, ASPCA Animal Watch, The … Continue reading

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CAT WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2018: PARTING THOUGHTS

  The trouble with having procrastinated my recap of the Cat Writers’ Association Conference for so long is that those CWA members who delivered their blogposts in a more timely manner have already said it all: how amazing the conference … Continue reading

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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 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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