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!

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

Free Pet Peeves Newsletter

NEWS FLASH! This Fall, Amy will launch a FREE monthly E-Newsletter with health and behavior articles, care tips, training tricks, pet news and advice. Pet Peeves comes directly to your in-box, so you can read what you like and even … Continue reading

Podcasting, Promos, Potions & Pet Projects

I’m jealous of my time.  Most authors feel the same way. Anything that takes away from creating that work-in-progress feeds my nervous tic. Yet the best books in the world never stand a chance without that “P” word getting a workout.  Talking about promotions, … Continue reading

Find an Agent, Publisher, Author-Mentor at this Conference

Busy busy busy…last week I attended the Border Queen Book Festival, signed and sold a bunch of books and met some great folks in Comanche, Oklahoma. Once I returned, I had hopes of making further progress on the WIP, but instead spent more … Continue reading