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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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WHAT’S DIFFERENT ABOUT “CAT CALL”?

What’s different about Cat Call? That’s a tough one. Cat Call is a cozy, and cozies have rules. Cozy readers require a certain set of elements. We want to revisit the old neighborhood. We want to meet characters who have … Continue reading

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FLASH TEST, a Short Trip into Flash Fiction

  I’ve recently been trying my hand at writing something shorter than a book – Flash Fiction. It’s fun, sort of like writing a want add with heart. These first attempts tend to include cats, of course.   FERAL (44 words)  She … Continue reading

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THE THING ABOUT RETIREMENT

A little over a year ago, I retired from my full-time job as a records scanner for a large medical concern. In reality, it was quitting since there is no Social Security payment involved, but only time that is now … Continue reading

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PATTERNS: MAZATLAN

                         I do love patterns! They are everywhere, from the tiniest quark to the multiverse. We are built from patterns, so it’s no surprise that we as human beings emulate those patterns in our daily lives.  

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YOU CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN, UNLESS YOU’RE A WRITER

YOU CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN, UNLESS YOU’RE A WRITER, by Mollie Hunt Reblogged from Fire Star Press blogsite Check out my latest blog on the Fire Star Press blogsite. Time is a strange element, the way it takes something we … Continue reading

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CAT’S PAW: IT’S ALMOST TIME!

Cat’s Paw, from the back cover: “When cat shelter volunteer Lynley Cannon attends an elite creative retreat at the world-famous Cloverleaf Animal Sanctuary in the San Juan Islands, she gets more than a lesson in art. Accused by vigilantes of … Continue reading

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I’M A TOP 50 CAT BLOGGER!

  I’m so happy to be chosen as a Top 50 Cat Blogger by Thoroughly Reviewed! Thoroughly Reviewed describes themselves as “a free online resource that allows consumers to view our editorial rankings and product comparisons. Like our name states … Continue reading

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