Tag Archives: Memoir

CATS ON THE KEYBOARD: Cats and Cat Writing with Mollie Hunt

Today’s the day! Ready or not, tonight I’ll be giving a talk for the Portland Chapter of the Willamette Writers. Join me Tuesday evening, April 4th at 7:00 pm at 1336 NW Flanders St, Portland, Oregon, or on Zoom to … Continue reading

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“There’s a Cat Hair in My Mask: How Cats Helped Me through Unprecedented Times” is next level. I was so absorbed in reading her life experience during the 2020 pandemic that I read the book straight through in one day.  … Continue reading

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  I know this isn’t what I’m supposed to say when promoting a new project, but Kindle Vella, Amazon’s new-last-year episodic format for storytelling did not impress me. When it launched, it was made for cell phone reading, something one … Continue reading

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I’ve been writing my poetry for some time, ever since someone mistakenly called me a poet. I replied, No, I’ve never penned a poem in my life, then sat down and began to write. I haven’t stopped since. Looking back … Continue reading

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No. 4858

The following is an excerpt from a personal letter I wrote to a dear friend in Canada. I am very candid about my views. I’m not attempting to start a debate or initiate an argument. This is merely a moment … Continue reading

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****Warning: This is not a happy post. Art by Qakie   I’ve been off the grid. You may have noticed, but probably not. That’s okay. If you’re anything like me, social media is a constant, incoming tide of information, ideas, … Continue reading

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How does someone end up a sixty-six-year-old cat lady? I think it was destined, because some of my earliest memories are of cats. This is Two and me in 1958. He was the cat I was going to marry. Two … Continue reading

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  I’m looking at a picture of my parents. My father in a plaid shirt and turtleneck, standing arms across his chest, smiling. My mother sitting, outside somewhere, the green of grass for background. Legs crossed ladylike, cigarette in hand. … Continue reading

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SCHRÖDINGER’S TRUNK, reblogged from the Fire Star Press Blogsite

Read my post on the Fire Star Press Blogsite:   SCHRÖDINGER’S TRUNK, by Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer    

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  I watched the eclipse. In Portland, Oregon and thereabouts, everyone did. On August 21, 2017, every local soul was outside with their eclipse glasses on, staring at the sun. It was cool, amazing, wonderful, surprising, and phenomenal, all rolled … Continue reading

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