Category Archives: CAT WRITERS

CWA CONFERENCE DAY 3 -DAYTIME

Today was the final day of the CWA Conference, another jam-packed schedule beginning with the CWA business meeting. Yes, business is necessary even for cat writers. I won’t bother you with details. The first presentation of the day was from … Continue reading

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DAY 2, CWA CONFERENCE, A PACKED 12 HOURS!

Oh, boy! Today was a long one, but it went by fast as we listened, learned, networked, and socialized. The day began with an inspiring talk from our sponsor Purina’s Dr. Janet Jackson and Dr. Kurt Venator. I like Purina … Continue reading

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CWA CONFERENCE- I’M ON MY WAY!

In a little less than twenty-four hours, I board a plane for St. Louis and the 25th Annual Cat Writers’ Association Conference. This will be the third year I’ve attended, and in spite of my usual introvert anxiety about going … 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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MY CWA AWARDS AND THE STORY BEHIND THEM

For a writer, winning an award is an amazing gift. Though most of us love our stories and would write them even if no one ever saw them or read them, such acknowledgement is very satisfying. It validates all those … Continue reading

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MY “CAT CAFÉ” GREAT ESCAPES VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR

MY “CAT CAFÉ” GREAT ESCAPES VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR The tour is just finishing up today, but I wanted to tell everyone what a wonderful experience it was! I’d been noticing the bright banners of the “Great Escapes” blog tours for … Continue reading

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The Cat Café Book Launch Blog Hop

I can’t believe the week is nearly over! It’s been quite a ride. On Saturday, I had a Cat Café pre-launch party at Another Read Through independent bookstore here in Portland, and all this week, my friends from CWA have … 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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BOOK (AND CAT) TALK with PATRICIA FRY

  Patricia Fry has been writing for publication for 45 years, having had hundreds of her articles appear in about 300 different magazines and newsletters, including Writer’s Digest, Cat Fancy, Cats Magazine, Health, Entrepreneur, Woman’s Own, ASPCA Animal Watch, The … Continue reading

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CAT WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2018: PARTING THOUGHTS

  The trouble with having procrastinated my recap of the Cat Writers’ Association Conference for so long is that those CWA members who delivered their blogposts in a more timely manner have already said it all: how amazing the conference … Continue reading

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