Tag Archives: Cat Writers’ Association

iAmMoshow Does It Again! 40K For Cats!

  Who doesn’t love National Cat Day? Of course we know that to cat people, every day is Cat Day, but it’s fun to pull out all the stops with an extra special celebration once a year. And this October … Continue reading

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CATS TAKING OVER THE WORLD, ONE CONVENTION AT A TIME

Cats aren’t just for crazy cat ladies anymore! Last weekend I participated in something new- a cat, pop, and art convention called Pop Cats. Since the advent of Cat Con LA and Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp a few years ago, … 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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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 AUTHOR DEBBIE DE LOUISE

My guest today— my first guest ever for my new Book Talk series— is Debbie De Louise. Debbie is the author of The Cobble Cove Mystery series (A Stone’s Throw, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and Written in … 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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The Litter-Ary Cat introducing Mollie Hunt

    When I was at BlogPaws/ CWA in May, I was approached by a fellow CWA member for a donation of one of my Crazy Cat Lady cozy mysteries for an auction benefiting the Panhandle Animal Shelter in Idaho. … Continue reading

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