About Amy Shojai

Amy Shojai is a certified cat & dog behavior consultant and the award-winning author of 30+ pet-centric books and Thrillers with Bite! Oh, and she loves bling!

Pet Writing 101

I began writing about pets more than two decades ago, on a Royal electric typewriter. At the time, we lived in Eastern Kentucky in a very small town that boasted a tiny library that carried a short shelf on how-to … Continue reading

OWFI Conference + Award!

Heavens to murgatroyd…it’s been NOVEMBER since I last posted. And I’ve got to tell you, God has a seriously wicked sense of humor. My last entry noted that I had streamlined  the regular deadlines and then…well, then God laughed. A … Continue reading

Making Fiction Progress & Economical Suckisity

I will finish the first draft of the novel this month. No excuses. I’ve taken steps to streamline existing deadlines, and plan to say “no” to any extras this month. So weekends will be devoted to the columns and blogs, once … Continue reading

Pet Peeves Newsletter, First Issue

The first issue, sent this past Friday, has received rave reviews. It’s the same title as my podcast  and the two go together paw-in-glove. A winner of one of my autographed pet titles will be chosen the last day of … Continue reading