Author: em thompson

BEMEWSED REVIEWS

BEMEWSED REVIEWS Up against it – not knowing where the next cat-treat was coming from – I catflipped open my flaptop and let out a yowl of glee. I was, to put it mildly, a complete and utter basket case. [...]
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THE CREDIT CRUNCHES.

THE CREDIT CRUNCHES. ‘You got a visitor, Puss.’ ‘Not now, Dog. Can’t you see I’m preening?’ ‘I told him, but he won’t take bark-off for an answer. Says it’s important.’ ‘Oh well, I suppose you better shepherd him in.’ ‘Not [...]
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LITERARY REJECTION AND DEJECTION

I was pawering down my flaptop when dog padded through the door. ‘I’ve got a bone to pick with you, BookCat,’ he growled. ‘Oh goody – bones,’ I drooled. But it seemed that I had got the wrong end of [...]
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THE PURRFECT QUERY LETTER

Having got off on rather the wrong paw with my first agent, I puzzled what to do. I felt I owed it to an expectant public to cast my net a little wider. Accordingly I invested in a copy of [...]
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PAWS FOR THOUGHT

Not wanting to be pushy I left it a good half hour before sending my new literary agent a polite nudge. ‘Dearest Miss Throppy, I have checked my diary and a meet-up for lunch tomorrow would work for me. I [...]
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SECURING A LITERARY AGENT

I am all of a tizz. Dog has suggested that I get a literary agent. But which to choose? There are so many. According to their websites, they are all searching for new authors with a distinctive voice. Well, I [...]
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The BookCat Blog

CAT 22 – Writing or Wronging? A little over two lives ago I put paw to paper on my first novel . . . one small pad for cat, one giant pounce for pusskind. Monthslater, having scratched the last full [...]
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BookCat Saturday

It’s Saturday, and that means BookCat is on the prowl. Follow her adventures from kit to cat every Saturday.
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