Category Archives: Book topics

Color in Black and White, With Cats

I wish I was still doing this kind of work. I did the original drawing using graphite and hard lead drawing pencils. Then I had mechanical prints made from that drawing. I hand-colored them with pencils, making each one different. … Continue reading

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Catwoods the Book With Free Shipping!

You can now order Catwoods, Stories and Studies of Our Feline Companions, with free shipping through the end of March at these publisher sites: Borgo Publishing Catwoods page As of today, March 18, I found yet another page to buy the book … Continue reading

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Franklin Kitty Dabbles in Editing, Quibbles Over Catwoods Book Cover

Franklin took a brief interest in editing recently. Taking a rare glance at the screen, he was pleased to see himself in the website banner. As a budding Editing Cat, he expressed approval. Then we looked at the lovely Borgo … Continue reading

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Franklin Meows for a Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and many thanks to all who have followed and read and viewed this site, from Franklin and me! Please know I appreciate y’all even though my ongoing health issues mean I cannot express that appreciation as often … Continue reading

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News from the Cat Writers’ Association and University Art Department

In the last few days two exciting events have lifted my spirits! I learned I am now a member of an organization of cat writers and artists working in various media, the Cat Writers Association, Woo Hoo! Check out the … Continue reading

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Fall Arrives in Patches; Cats Unfazed

Fall is usually brindled here anyway. Now it’s starting, but only in patches. The weather’s still hot and Franklin stays cool on smooth surfaces. Small areas are changing. Purple Mist Flowers are blooming on schedule. Our friend’s beautiful Shelley, who … Continue reading

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Last Emerald Greens, Cats, and Book News

While Franklin the cat seems unfazed by seasonal changes, when the last emerald greens leave I’ll have the blues. We have book news! There’s a lovely review of my book, Catwoods, on Goodreads and also on the Amazon link to … Continue reading

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