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Reason #64 Why writing takes so long

#64 Crazy Stalkers      Ever have the feeling that you’re being watched? I certainly do. Twelve shiny eyes seem to follow me around the house, wherever I go. Even if I close a door behind me, pink jellybean toes reach for me as high pitched voices cry out in anguish at my absence. In …

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Reason #22 Why writing takes so long

#22 Getting the Details Right   It isn’t hard to find online comments about the adorable pink jellybean toes our kitty-friends sport. (And yeah, they are utterly adorable–especially when they have freckles on their toes like one of my kitties does. Those are the cutest things ever! I digress though.) Have you ever noticed just …

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Reason #78 Why writing takes so long

#78 Plague of Rats   Authors face unexpected hazards while trying to get their books written. Historical authors sometimes face unique challenges as historical problems rear up their ugly heads and try to–well sometimes–eat one’s muse.  But never fear, that’s why authors have cats, right? Most recently, imagine my surprise, nay shock and horror that …

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History a’la Carte for National Cat Day 2017, part 3

  To celebrate National Cat Day, I’ve got a delicious smattering of articles featuring cats in history! Find the entry for Black Cat Appreciateion Day here Find Part 2 here And don’t miss Marginal Cats   Victorian Cats Victorian Snobbery about Cats as Pets  Do you drive a Skoda or a Ferrari? The reason is …

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History a’la Carte for National Cat Day 2017, part 1

  To celebrate National Cat Day, I’ve got a delicious smattering of articles featuring cats in history! Find National Black Cat Appreciation Day entry here And don’t miss Marginal Cats   Cats in the Law Cats and Law in Medieval Times For a start, a cat was one of the necessary components required to make …

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