The writer is an explorer who travels into the depths of their own special world bringing back news to the others: news of triumph, survival, hope and change.
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If you love cats…..you’ll love Marco, a tabby cat who dreams of being a hero, like ones in the books he reads. Life’s harsh realities strike, however, when he finds he is not able to rescue his own humans from tragedy. He is left homeless—with no street skills. Things begin to look up when he discovers the public library where he takes refuge and settles in with a good book. But the elder library cat is also Guardian of a powerful mystical book and challenges Marco to leave his safe adventure stories… Continue reading →
It is fitting that I begin my author’s website with one of my favorite writing manuals, The Writer’s Journey, by Christopher Vogler. His book provided a road map for my book, Guardian Cats. Without it, I think my cats and I would have been lost… forever doomed to wander about in some time warp. This is the classic book on mythic story structure, based on Joseph Campbell’s Hero of a Thousand Faces. I affectionately refer to Vogler as Campbell’s translator. If you’ve read Campbell, you’ll understand what I mean. But the Writer’s Journey has… Continue reading →