Dog Stuff

Authors explain how to get a dog book published as well as how to get a pet book published. Hear from successful authors and listen to their advice.

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Why Dogs Make Fun Writing Partners

A little less than four years ago, around the same time our youngest child was toilet-trained and sleeping (mostly) through the night, my husband and I took a bold step and decided to add to our family. Almost everyone told us we were crazy to do it, but we were determined. There was something...

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Author Interview: Steve Duno, Author of LAST DOG ON THE HILL

This dog author interview is with veteran pet behaviorist and author Steve Duno, who has to date authored 19 books and scores of magazine and web articles. He has covered a wide variety of subject matter on both dogs and cats, including basic training, aggression, environmental enrichment, behavior modification, breed profiling, trick training,...

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Interview: Lisa Tenzin-Dolma, Author of THE HEARTBEAT AT YOUR FEET

Meet Lisa Tenzin-Dolma, a canine psychologist and the author of The Heartbeat at Your Feet: A Practical, Compassionate New Way to Train Your Dog. Lisa is the director and principal of The International School of Canine Psychology, training dog owners and prospective dog psychologists in science-based compassionate methods. She is the founder of The...

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Charmaine Hammond Interview: Meet the Author of ON TOBY’S TERMS

This author interview is with Charmaine Hammond, international transformational speaker, best-selling and award-winning author and radio host -- helping people live inspired, resilient lives and is a leading trainer in corporate North America helping transform workplaces. Charmaine is also an award winning and bestselling author of On Toby’s Terms (Bettie Youngs Books, Sept. 2010),...

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Raymond Bial: An Interview With the Author of RESCUING ROVER

Author Raymond Bial's most recent photo-essay, Rescuing Rover: Saving America's Dogs, has been selected for the Junior Literary Guild Book Club and is currently receiving high praise across the country. Chigger, Raymond's most recent novel, is receiving fine reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist and other journals; everyone who likes to root for the...

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Bruce Coston Interview: Meet the Author of THE GIFT OF PETS

This author interview is with Bruce R. Coston, DVM, a companion animal veterinarian in Woodstock, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship in Rochester, New York. He founded Seven Bends Veterinary Hospital , where he still practices, in 1992. He enjoys writing, golfing, spending...

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RED DOG Book News Roundup: Book at Urban Outfitters, “Whine at 9” Podcast Interview, and I’ll Be at Books by The Banks in Cincinnati on Oct. 20, 2012…

The big news concerning my own writing is that my new humor book, RED DOG / BLUE DOG: WHEN POOCHES GET POLITICAL, is in Urban Outfitters. Exciting! Because of the close of Borders, getting your book into any specialty markets -- be that Urban Outfitters, Lowes, Michaels or anywhere else -- is very important....

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“How I Got Published” — Wade Rouse, Best-Selling Author and Editor of I’M NOT THE BIGGEST B**** IN THIS RELATIONSHIP

Wade Rouse, humorist and memoirist, is the creator and editor of the recently published humorous dog anthology, I’m Not the Biggest B**** in This Relationship: Hilarious, Heartwarming Tales about Man’s Best Friend from America’s Favorite Humorists (NAL, 2011), which was a Today Show “Holiday Pick” and features essays from nine New York Times bestsellers...