Monday Mentions: Erotica Panic, Kitty Face & Scottie Pinwheels


I’m feeling a bit like that baby rat, in a world out of my control and running the hamster wheel fast as I can with nowhere to safely jump off! Whew! Finally completed the orchestration for our performance of STRAYS, THE MUSICAL (this Sunday Oct 27 locally, and Nov 1 at the Cat Writers Conference). And I’m *this close* to having revisions completed on HIDE AND SEEK.

My site needs new material, and that’s on the agenda for this week, too. Oh, and the yard needs mowing, the roses wacking, and pets need petting. Somebody send me some extra hours in the day! I’ll resurface soon, gang, but need to dive back into the race.

Monday Mentions is the mash-up-day of all the neato-torpedo writer links and videos, pet schtuff and bling and writer-icity crappiocca collected over the past week. Check out the THRILLERFEST video at the bottom, too.  For new followers to the blog, welcome! and you can expect more cat and dog specific schtuff later in the week on Wednesday and Friday.


 Book Hub Indie Pub’ing Group something to check out

DIY Indexing for Nonfiction

Make Your Own Book Cover in MS Word

Kobo Culls Titles, yikes! Now they’re having to fix it. Here’s Writer Beware thoughts on the erotica panic

Writer Beware Warns of Early Termination Fees

 Kristen Lamb On Fueling the Muse (for NaNoWriMo & beyond) and Alexandra Sokoloff on Story Elements CheckList

 Interview With BookBub and how to get your book listed

Gene Lempp’s Linky Roundup lots of great resources here!


 Can You Read Kitty’s Face? Prof Daniel Mills researches the question

Dogs Follow the Friendliest an interview with the fine folks at Dognition

Doggy Welcome Home Video!

Your morning CUTE! a Scottie Pinwheel…

2012 Thrillerfest Panel


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