On K-9s OBEDIENCE TRAINING FOR WRITERS: What living with dogs teaches us about writing May 25, 2021 | On K-9s, On WritingDogs and writing. Writing and dogs. Hard to say which comes first in my life, since we have three rescue dogs and the mystery series I write features former MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing Malinois Elvis. I’ve also written a memoir... Speaking of Talking Nov 21, 2014 | On K-9s, On WritingWhen I was a girl, I talked to myself all the time. I had no choice. Letting Go of Shakespeare Mar 12, 2012 | On K-9sShakespeare had been my dearest companion for 13 years. Howling at the Wolf Moon Jan 10, 2012 | On K-9s, On MindfulnessOn this year’s Wolf Moon—always the first full moon of January—everything is different. Join the pack Your first treat is a free Mercy and Elvis short story—available nowhere else. Then, about once a month I'll send exclusive updates, invitations, and more pack-only treats.