Tag Archives: dogs

Teaser Tuesday: Voices in His Head

I toiled and fretted about this one because it reveals something about Luke Callindor that I’ve never mentioned on the blog.  Yet, we’re at the end of the road and I can’t show how he’ll be starting this story without … Continue reading

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Kero’s World by Victoria Zigler Now in Audiobook

Written by Victoria Zigler – and now with an audio edition read by Giles Miller – the “Kero’s World” stories are all about the adventures of my West Highland White Terrier, Kero, who made that journey across the rainbow bridge … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Day of the Carrier Beasts

Here is another Chasing Bedlam teaser since people seem to be enjoying those.  I wanted to do one for Legends of Windemere: The Spirit Well, but I really couldn’t find anything that didn’t have spoilers.  Enjoy the carnage!

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So You Wanna Use a Pet in Fiction?

Long ago, I remember playing a D&D game where our group had several pets.  There was a bear who ended up being killed by a goblin firing squad.  Two wolves that were killed because the player kept demanding we heal … Continue reading

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So You’re Going to Give Your Character a Pet

So, you want to use a pet in your story.  Good idea.  There’s a long tradition of helpful animal companions of both natural and magical varieties.  It all comes down to what you want you’re looking for.  Here are some … Continue reading

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What Do You Look for in Literary Pets?

I watch a few Harry Potter movies this weekend while editing since I’ve seen them enough that they’re background noise.  Something caught my attention this time.  The familiars are there, but rarely come into play outside of a few events.  … Continue reading

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