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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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CWA CONFERENCE- I’M ON MY WAY!

In a little less than twenty-four hours, I board a plane for St. Louis and the 25th Annual Cat Writers’ Association Conference. This will be the third year I’ve attended, and in spite of my usual introvert anxiety about going … Continue reading

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THE WRITERS’ LIFE

I spend between four and seven hours a day working on my books. Some of that time is spent writing (fun!), some is promoting, networking, social media-ing, etc. (not as much fun), and some is taken up with personal events … Continue reading

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Sneaky’s Feature Friday Film: Meowing About The Cat Writer’s Association Conference

Sneaky (and Debbie De Louise) did such a great job on this blog about our part in the upcoming Cat Writers’ Association Conference that I’m sharing it here. If you’re in St Louis weekend after next, be sure to drop … Continue reading

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COMING SOON – CAT NOEL, a Crazy Cat Lady Christmas Novella

Who’s ready for Christmas? Not Lynley Cannon, that’s for sure. But she has little say in it. My new Crazy Cat Lady Christmas novella, Cat Noel, is back from the beta reader and on its way to my editor. I’m … Continue reading

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COSMIC CAT COVER REVEAL – TA DA!

  A little while ago I sent out a teaser for the Cosmic Cat cover reveal. Now that Cosmic Cat is safely off to the editor, it’s definitely time to show off the beautiful cover. And here it is! Back … Continue reading

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MY CWA AWARDS AND THE STORY BEHIND THEM

For a writer, winning an award is an amazing gift. Though most of us love our stories and would write them even if no one ever saw them or read them, such acknowledgement is very satisfying. It validates all those … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING BOOK SALE!

I’m so glad it’s finally spring!  It’s been beautiful here in sunny Portland Oregon. The flowers are blooming and the sky is blue (at least part of the time). The cats are shaking off their winter somnolence and wanting to … Continue reading

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