Monday Mentions: Awards, Mentoring, Pets & Writing

Monday Mentions is the mash-up-day of all the neato-torpedo links and blogs and writer-icity crappiocca collected over the past week. Thanksgiving weekend was a time of catch-up, too much food, and playing with the fur-kids so there aren’t quite as … Continue reading

Feline Friday: Copy Cat & Socializing Kittens

Dog people seem better at this. If you’ve adopted a new puppy, this article offers 10 ways to socialize puppies. But with kittens, the prime socialization period comes much, much earlier–age TWO TO SEVEN WEEKS! WHAT IS SOCIALIZATION? To be … Continue reading

Thoughty Thursday: Thanksgiving & Rainbow Pets

Happy Thanksgiving! After a whirlwind trip last weekend to New York and back, I’m grateful to be home safe again. The Cat Writers’ Association conference has been good to me, and this year was no exception. While I’m thankful for … Continue reading

Why Does My Cat Eat Grass?

Not long ago a fun and interesting discussion on my Facebook page generated an Ask Amy video about why dogs eat dirt so it’s not that much of a stretch to ask why does my cat eat grass? Yep, Seren … Continue reading

Tuesday Tips: John Sandford’s Pacing

Here’s yet another installment of tips from Thrillerfest. I’ve shared video tips from Karin Slaughter,  a video of Michael & Daniel Palmer’s Thrillerfest Song, as well as a video of the Thrillerfest interview with master author R.L. Stine, and Ken … Continue reading