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FIRST CHAPTERS: There’s a Cat Hair in My Mask: How Cats Helped me through Unprecedented Times

There’s a Cat Hair in My Mask: How Cats Helped me through Unprecedented Times – a COVID memoir “Cat Hair” was a labor of love/hate. It was a story I needed to tell, didn’t want to tell, didn’t want to think … Continue reading

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THREE PINES: A Not-Review

Amazon’s Three Pines: Masterpiece or Travesty? I consider mystery writer Louise Penny nothing short of a genius when it comes to her fiction stories, so when I heard there was going to be an Amazon Prime film adaptation of her … Continue reading

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BOOKS WITH A CAT THEME? LOOK NO FURTHER

What do you like to read? A cozy mystery? A thriller? A rootin’ tootin’ Western? A high fantasy? A dystopian sci-fi? Something with the guy in the above picture as the hero (or the villain)? There are millions of books … Continue reading

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Who Are The Cat Writers’ Association? VALERIE RAMER

My guest on Who Are The Cat Writers’ Association is Valerie Ramer.  Tell us a bit about your writing career. My first children’s book, Alastair McAllister Goes to School, was published in September 2021. Before that, I wrote and directed children’s … Continue reading

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Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? STACY LEBARON

Today’s guest on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association is Stacy LeBaron, a podcaster who has dedicated her work to helping cats. Tell us a bit about your writing/blogging/podcasting. (Is “podcasting” a word?) I am the “Head Cat” at the … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – ADVENTURE CAT, a Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery #8

Here comes Adventure Cat! It’s that time of year again, and I’m proud to announce the launch of the next instalment in the award-winning Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery Series, Adventure Cat. What’s more, after 688 days of various forms … Continue reading

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BLURBS, THE BANE OF MY EXISTENCE

  I would rather write a four-hundred-page manuscript than a book blurb. Attempting to boil the complex intricacies of a book into a few choice sentences seems an impossible chore, and for a long time, I treated it as such. … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING SUMMER WITH A BIG BOOK SALE

  Are you ready for some GOOD news? I have reduced the price of all my ebooks! All Kindle versions of my books are now $2.99 or less on Amazon*. There are many reasons why I decided to make this … Continue reading

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#6: Advice to New Writers: Run Away Screaming, by Joyce Reynolds-Ward

This is the sixth and final installment of the six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. Advice to New Writers: Run Away … Continue reading

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PLACID RIVER RUNS DEEP Kindle Countdown Deal ONE DAY LEFT!!

Time flies! Only one day left to get in on the PLACID RIVER RUNS DEEP Kindle countdown deal. (Deal ends tomorrow, Saturday February 22.) Thanks to all who have taken advantage of the deal so far. Please write a review … Continue reading

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