Category Archives: Writing

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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MOLLIE HUNT, CAT WRITER

Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer Love cats, write mysteries. Writer: I create and share cat stories that help to better understand the nature of cats. Cat Lady: Not quite crazy yet. Introvert: How else does a person hole up all by … Continue reading

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#RememberMeThursday: LIGHT UP THE WORLD FOR ORPHAN PETS

Today is Remember Me Thursday! On September 23, 2021, let’s get the entire world talking about pet adoption. Tweet, tag, post and share the beauty and life-saving significance of pet adoption on social media. Let’s honor the 1+ million orphan … Continue reading

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GHOST CAT OF OCEAN COVE BLOG TOUR BEGINS TOMORROW

The Ghost Cat of Ocean Cove Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour starts tomorrow, September 8th 2021. Do you want to know what character I would like to be in one of my books, or which book I’d  make into a film … Continue reading

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BOOK LAUNCH LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY!

Six days! Ghost Cat of Ocean Cove launches in a mere, little six days! Print books are ordered and the ebook downloaded, ready to jump into your Kindle August 17th. I wish I could be with you in person! I … Continue reading

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CYN LEY AND HER “UNPREDICTIBLE” STORIES: INTERVIEW

“You need to have Life to write. It’s the difference between brushing the surface and knowing something in your soul.”  Today I have the pleasure of interviewing versatile author Cyn Ley. Cyn takes much of her inspiration from the part … Continue reading

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“TIME BEING” NOW LIVE ON KINDLE VELLA

  It’s happening! Kindle Vella is now live! Amazon didn’t give us any forewarning, except to say, “Get ready, ’cause here it comes!” They said that for two months, so now that the time has finally arrived with a note … Continue reading

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