Tag Archives: Cat Writers’ Association

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?  AMY SHOJAI, CABC

I’m super excited to introduce my next guest on Who are the Cat Writers’ Association? Not only is Amy Shojai one of the founding members of the CWA, but she has been active in the organization since 1992. Hers was … Continue reading

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FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat Noel

Even though Cat Noel is a novella, I thought it a good choice for my First Chapters blogpost series since it is that time of year! When I set out to write Cat Noel, I wasn’t sure what it should … Continue reading

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iAmMoshow Does It Again! 40K For Cats!

  Who doesn’t love National Cat Day? Of course we know that to cat people, every day is Cat Day, but it’s fun to pull out all the stops with an extra special celebration once a year. And this October … Continue reading

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CATS TAKING OVER THE WORLD, ONE CONVENTION AT A TIME

Cats aren’t just for crazy cat ladies anymore! Last weekend I participated in something new- a cat, pop, and art convention called Pop Cats. Since the advent of Cat Con LA and Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp a few years ago, … 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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Changing the World Through Fiction

I recently gave a presentation at the Cat Writers’ Conference called Changing the World Through Fiction: 7 (plus 1) techniques to effectively promote your point of view and was asked if I had recorded it. I had not, but I do have a … Continue reading

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WIND-UP & AWARDS: CWA CONFERENCE DAY 2

The second and final day of the conference began early with breakfast and the business meeting. Janiss Garza, with the help of her therapy cat Summer, presented a talk on adventure cats, and PR guru Lea-ann Germinder wound it up … Continue reading

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TOUCHDOWN: CWA CONFERENCE MINI-BLOG DAY 0

I arrived in Houston at 5:00 am and bypassed a ruckus I found out later to be a grenade scare. Me, blissfully ignorant, walked off into the hot Texas morning with nary a clue. The hotel, a Hyatt Regency, got … Continue reading

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ANTICIPATION & ANXIETY: CWA CONFERENCE MINI-BLOG

In a few hours, I’ll be boarding a plane for Houston, Texas and the Cat Writers’ Association Conference. Excited? Yes. Anxious? Yes. This is so far out of my comfort zone, I can’t even count the ways. But there is … Continue reading

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