Animal Writes - Animal Writers and Best-selling Authors - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Animal Writes - Animal Writers and Best-selling Authors - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

In these pet podcasts, host Tim Link will feature interviews with best-selling pet-related authors, award winning writers and journalists that focus on stories about animals and bloggers with interesting topics to share about pets. Each interview will give you firsthand knowledge about why the authors and writers chose a particular story, what the featured animals meant to them, and what has become of the animals that we talk about. All of the discussions will be compelling and informative. And of course, Tim will share stories from his own books, blogs, articles and experiences.

Episodes

June 17, 2022 25 min
Award-winning author and illustrator, Hannah E. Harrison, joins me for this episode. We have a chat about her latest young readers book, Poopsie Gets Lost. Hannah shares the story of one adventurous kitties journey through the jungle outside her home. Hannah discusses what comes first, a great story, great illustrations or both at the same time. Have a listen and learn more about what it takes to be an award-wining author and illu...
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Author, writer and world-renowned open water swimming record holder, Lynne Cox, joins me for this episode. We chat about her latest book, Tales of Al.

Lynne shares the story about the water rescue dogs trained in Italy and how these super athletes learn to save the lives of humans stranded in the water. Learn more about how one seemingly untrainable chocolate Newfoundland named Al (a girl dog) and how she became a water rescue dog...
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New York Times best-selling author, Sy Montgomery, joins me for this episode. We chat about her latest book, The Hawks Way. Sy shares the story about what being a falconer truly means and reveals to what these magnificent hawks can teach us about nature, life and love. I share that one of my Spirit Animals (Totems) is the hawk and what it has taught me at a deeper spiritual connection. Sy also shares what it takes to be a professi...
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Author and founder of Funny Farm rescue, Laurie Zaleski, joins me for this episode. We discuss her new book, Funny Farm. Laurie shares her inspiring story of a hardscrabble childhood, to the present time of running a farm rescue with 600 animals. We also chat about her “Kindness Program” which offers anti-bullying and special needs programs in schools. Have a listen to Laurie’s and the animals brave and inspiring stories. Enjoy!

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Author, writer, director and film producer, Jackie Higgins, joins me for this episode. We discuss her new book, Sentient.

The book explores the breadth of human senses as sentient beings and how animals use their senses at a deeper level. Discover how humans can learn to better understand our senses, uncover our sixth sense and beyond. A fascinating read that once again shows how much more we can learn from the animal kingdom. Hav...
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Producer, host, animal rescuer and author, Victoria Lily Shaffer, joins me for this episode. We chat about her new book, Pup Culture.

Victoria shares wonderful stories from her many celebrity friends and family. Pup Culture is unlike most books on adoption, providing handy tips, checklists, home recipes and creative crafts. Have a listen to the delightful Victoria Lily Shaffer…as well as your delightful host!

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Founder of Make Peace with Animals, Inc. and author, Cynthia Branigan, joins me for this episode. We have a chat about her latest book, The Last Diving Horse in America. The book provides a fascinating history of Gamal, the last platform diving horse at Atlantic City’s Steel Pier. Find out how Gamal changed Cynthia’s life and led her to rescue thousands of other animals of all types. A story that once again shows the power of anima...
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Award-winning author, speaker and syndicated humor columnist, Tracy Beckerman, joins me for this episode. We have a chat about her latest book, Barking at the Moon. The book is a heartwarming and humorous tribute to her dog Riley. A story of growing pains raising a pup and kids, while learning about life and love. We also have a chance to hear what it takes to be a successful humor writer and columnist. Have a listen and enjoy!

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New York Times best-selling author, Julia London, joins me for this episode. We have a chat about her latest novel, It Started With A Dog. The novel is a real rom-com story of an unlikely meeting between the two main characters, adorable dogs and coffee house encounters. We also have a chance to hear what it takes to write a best-selling romance novel. Have a listen and enjoy!

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Author and police officer, Brandon Wainwright, joins me for this episode. We discuss his memoir, Tyson’s Gift. The memoir is a heartwarming story of a man’s relationship with his furry best-friend and the spiritual journey that continues on after his dog’s transition . Have a listen to this wonderful affirmation of a dog’s love and eternal life.

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New York Times best-selling author of the Meg Langslow mystery series, Donna Andrews, joins me for this episode. We discuss her latest in the long-running mystery series, 29 and counting, Murder Most Fowl. Get updated on the old characters and new alike. Murder Most Fowl combines surprise and mystery with a Shakespearean twist. We also have a chat about how to keep a long running mystery series alive and intriguing. Have a listen ...
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New York Time and USA Today best-selling author of the Chet and Bernie mystery series, Spencer Quinn, joins me for this episode. Spencer provides the background and plot for the latest novel in the series, Tender Is The Bite. Chet and Bernie assists a terribly scared woman, maneuver the political landscape and partner with an adorable and pesky ferret. Learn how to move a plot line along, while keeping the characters interesting ...
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#1 New York Times best-selling author W. Bruce Cameron joins me for this episode. We discuss his latest novel, A Dog’s Courage, the second novel in the Dog’s Way Home series. Bruce and I also chat about the numerous other books, audiobooks and projects he has going on. If it involves entertainment, and a dog, Bruce has his hands in the mix. Have a listen to one of the best writer’s in the business, my friend W. Bruce Cameron.

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Author Eve Calder joins me for this episode to chat about her latest book, A Tale of Two Cookies. The novel is the third release in the Cookie House Mystery series.

The book centers around a beach wedding that has gone awry when the groom disappears. Follow the cast of characters, including pastry chef/detective Kate McGuire and the town dog, Oliver, as the follow all the leads to solve the mystery. Also, find out what it takes t...
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Best-selling authors of the Godwink series, SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt, join me for this episode. We discuss their latest book in the series, Dogwinks. Squire and Louise share the true stories of how dogs touch our hearts, lift our hopes and become our furry heroes. We also discuss how a story about Ruby will become a Netflix movie called, Rescued By Ruby. Learn how these two veterans of the entertainment industry have writte...
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Author and professional dog trainer for Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl, Victoria Schade joins me for this episode. We discuss her latest novel, Lost, Found, and Forever. The novel is a feel-good romance, with lots of laughs, a heartwarming message and a rescue dog that will steal your heart. Have a listen, a laugh and learn what it takes to write a successful rom-com novel.

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The premiere showing of PBS Masterpiece’s, All Creatures Great and Small, is coming in January 2021. In celebration of Herriot’s best-selling works, his first two memoirs, All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful, are being re-released, by St. Martins Griffin publishing house. Have a listen to my accounts of the enormous impact that these two memoirs and James Herriot has had on the animal and literary worl...
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Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times staff reporter, Sarah Maslin Nir, joins me for this episode. We discuss her new book, Horse Crazy – The Story of a Woman and a World in Love with an Animal.

We discuss every persons fascination and love of horses, the lesser-known facts about horses and her own moving relationship with horses. We also discuss the similarities and challenges of writing a memoir compared to an investigative...
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Award-winning author and animal-human health expert, Carlyn Montes De Oca, joins me for this episode. We discuss Carlyn’s latest book, Paws for the Good Stuff. We discuss the benefits of daily journaling, the life-enhancing benefits of gratitude and how you cat (or pets) can inspire you in your life. Paws for the Good Stuff, is a “pawsitvely” unique and creative approach to create a strong bond between you and your cat. Have a l...
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#1 New York Times best-selling author W. Bruce Cameron joins me for this episode. Bruce is best known for his best-selling books and major motion pictures, A Dog’s Purpose, A Dog’s Journey and A Dog’s Way Home. We discuss his latest novel, A Dog’s Perfect Christmas, a heartfelt book about an everyday family, their daily challenges and how a puppy changes everything. Also, we discuss the ways the present Covid-19 pandemic has impact...
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