Category Archives: Cats and Writers

Frivolous Friday—Cats in the Home Workplace

Many of us work at home these days. And home is often where the cat is. How do you manage your cat in your home workplace? Is she welcome there as she is in the rest of the house? I … Continue reading

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Blog Tour – Never-Before-Revealed Facts About Me—the Author and Cat Lover

I’m in the limelight today. If you think you know all there is to know about me, think again. What are some of my most unorthodox writing techniques? What five words would I use to describe myself? Do you know … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Furry Roadblocks to Publishing Success

Because Book 27 of the Klepto Cat Mystery series ended with a bit of a cliffhanger, fans are waiting even more fervently for Book 28 and I’m doing my best to get it out quickly. However, there is a process … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Having Fun With Words

Most of you are familiar with my Klepto Cat Mystery series. You’ve probably noticed that I use cat-related titles for all my books. “Cat-Eye Witness,” “Sleight of Paw,” “Mansion of Meows,” “By Cat or By Crook,” Merriment, Mayhem, and Meows,” … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Creative Author’s Mind

Those of you who are reading my Klepto Cat Mysteries often have questions about my process. And I’m always happy to respond. Last week, my proofreader asked me if I started writing the series with a plan in mind. For … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Behind the Scenes at the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory

As you know, I write the Klepto Cat Mysteries. Some people think of writing as a bit romantic—something you do from a comfy spot with a cat curled up nearby when the mood strikes. I guess that’s true for some … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Ideas—Where Do They Come From?

People ask me all the time how I come up with ideas for my now 23 Klepto Cat Mysteries. And where do the ideas for this blog come from—I mean I’ve been blogging here since 2009 and I post 5 … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Working Like a Cat

I’ve always been a cat-watcher. Well, they’re just so darned cute and interesting. And they have a lot to teach us. Have you ever watched a cat focus? They can flat out concentrate on one small thing forever as if … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy Wednesday) – Secrets to the Klepto Cat Success

We’ve just published both the print and Kindle version of Klepto Cat Mystery Book 21, Merriment, Mayhem, and Meows. Order your copy at amazon.com. People who don’t write are often curious about people who do. They’re interested in how authors … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats Can Increase Your Productivity

Okay, here it is—something you’ve been waiting for—permission to watch cat videos on your computer instead of working! Researchers from the University of Indiana have found that watching videos of cute cats actually helps improve your mood, increases your energy, … Continue reading

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