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CAT SUMMER RELEASE – TODAY’S THE DAY!

  TA DA! CAT SUMMER LAUNCHES TODAY! This is a very special launch for me. Though I’ve published other books, this is the first in the sci-fantasy genre. There is something special about sci-fi, at least for me, and to … Continue reading

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MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE CRAZY CAT LADY FACTORY…

  Yes, there has been lots happening, what with the CWA Conference and all it entails, but life goes on for Lynley Cannon. The sixty-something cat shelter volunteer has been busy  caring for cats, going to cosplay parties, getting chased, … Continue reading

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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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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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CATS AND CAT TALES

It’s snowing again in Portland. Not much, just a few flakes, but enough to remind us it isn’t really spring even though green things are poking up through the soil. There are some early flowers in bloom, purple crocus and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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