Category Archives: Writing

Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? ANITA AURIT

Our guest today on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? is award-winning blogger Anita Aurit of FelineOpines, the World from a Feline Point of View. Anita, tell us a bit about your writing/blogging career. I had been published in several … Continue reading

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GHOST CAT LAUNCH PARTY!

Today is the day!     If you preordered your copy of Ghost Cat on the Midway, you will have it by now. I hope this post doesn’t interrupt your reading, but I have something really special to announce. A contest giveaway! … Continue reading

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WHERE DO IDEAS COME FROM?

I’m a cat sitter. I go to clients’ houses and stay with their cat while they are on vacation or away for business. This practice affords me a lot of time to myself, time spent, aside from the cats, in … Continue reading

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Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? NANCY PETERSON

Today on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? we have Nancy Peterson, a pet magazine, newspaper, and blogpost writer. I am the senior writer for the National Kitten Coalition (NKC) and enjoy writing and editing its blog articles. In addition … Continue reading

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Who Are the Cat Writers’ Association? RUTH E. THALER-CARTER

Today’s guest on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? is Ruth E. Thaler-Carter. Ruth is an award-winning freelance writer, editor, proofreader, desktop publisher and speaker. Please tell us a bit about your writing career. My motto is “I can write about … Continue reading

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WHAT I’M WRITING

Somehow I got myself into the predicament of working on six books at the same time. This is not something I planned, nor is it something I want to do, now or ever again. It’s not that I get them … Continue reading

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WHY I WRITE COZIES, AND WHY I READ THEM, TOO

This is a harsh world. The last nearly-two years have brought an even harsher layer to what already was. Pandemic, violence, civil unrest. In the face of this reality, I choose to see also the good, the beauty, the kindness, … Continue reading

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2022 DAY ONE-FINISHED MY MEMOIR!

  It’s the first day of a brand new year! I didn’t do it on purpose, but this morning I finished the second draft of my memoir, THERE’S A CAT HAIR IN MY MASK: How Cats Helped Me Through Unprecedented Times and … Continue reading

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A HEARTFELT THANK YOU TO THE CAT WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION

THE CAT WRITERS CONFERENCE: WINS, LOSSES, AND LESSONS LEARNED Last night, I wore my mother’s red satin blouse for luck. Well, for luck and because of the fact it was the only thing with bling that still fit. Even without … Continue reading

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WHY EVERY WRITER SHOULD DO NaNoWriMo—AND WHY THEY SHOULDN’T

It’s nearly November, …also known to writers and would-be writers as NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. While others will be frolicking in the golden leaves and readying for the holidays, a few of us will be hiding at our workstations, … Continue reading

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