Category Archives: Local Fair

Books, movies, media, and miscellanea from our little northwest corner of the universe.


Last weekend, fellow Cat Writer’s Association member Ramona Marek and I shared a table at the TICA International Cat Show here in Portland. Ramona and I have done several cat shows together, and they never cease to amaze me with … Continue reading

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One week! Cosmic Cat launches in one week! I’m excited, not just because I’m bringing a new book out into the light, but also because it will be launching from a particularly thrilling venue, Pop Cats Portland-Cat, Pop, and Art … Continue reading

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I recently did a photo shoot with Ramona Marek for the upcoming Pop Cats cat festival and convention where we will be selling our books. We enlisted the help of another CWA member, Tamara Ann Fowler to take the pictures, … Continue reading

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Today I have the pleasure of interviewing a true cat artist— No not an artist who paints cats, but a cat who paints artwork! Quint Cole, of Colehaus Cats, has been painting from a young age. Here is his story: … Continue reading

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CATS AT COMIC-CON: Part 3, Cat Fans

Last but not least on my tour of all things cat at Rose City Comic-con are the fans! I wish I’d taken more pictures, because the variation of comic-con clientele wearing cat-themed clothing was beyond my wildest expectations. Some were … Continue reading

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CATS AT COMIC-CON: Part 2, Cat Stuff

Though I’ve attended my share of Star Trek conventions, it wasn’t  until last year that I  went to my first comic-con. Since I’m not really into comics, graphic novels, or gaming,  I never considered what it could offer me. Then … Continue reading

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CATS AT COMIC-CON: Part 1, The Art of the Cat

Last weekend I went to Rose City Comic-con. I attended mainly to catch the celebrity guests David Tennant from Doctor Who and the Star Trek Next Generation trio, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, and Gates McFadden. I enjoy seeing the stars … Continue reading

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  I watched the eclipse. In Portland, Oregon and thereabouts, everyone did. On August 21, 2017, every local soul was outside with their eclipse glasses on, staring at the sun. It was cool, amazing, wonderful, surprising, and phenomenal, all rolled … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway for Cats’ Eyes

I’m running my 1st Goodreads Book Giveaway beginning tomorrow, May 20, and going through June 5th. Enter for a chance to win a signed copy of Cats’ Eyes, a Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery. In this 1st book of the … Continue reading

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Mollie Hunt’s Extremely Informal Newsletter #3

Cat Tip of the month: Cats especially like stretching and clawing when they wake up from naps, so if your cat has a bed she likes, put it next to a scratcher instead of on furniture she shouldn’t be scratching. … Continue reading

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