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.... Show More

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January 6, 2021 9 min
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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New York Times best-selling author, Julia London joins me for this episode. We discuss her latest novel, You Lucky Dog. We discuss the characters, how two basset hounds can look alike and how everyone loves mac-n-cheese…especially dogs. Learn more about what it takes to be a best-selling author and how adding a dog or two to the story is always a good thing. Have a listen to the brilliant and entertaining Julia London…Enjoy!

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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 side-splitting mystery, The Falcon Always Wings Twice. Find out more about the wacky new characters and get up to date on the returning characters who continue their crazy ways.

Learn more about all the research that went into this mystery and how Donna keeps the energy flowing in a long running ...
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Author, Certified Oracle Guide and Animal Wisdom Enthusiast, Barbara Techel, joins me for this episode. We discuss her latest memoir, I’m Fine Just the Way I Am. We discuss how our animals and oracles can teach us life lessons and heal us from emotional pain. Have a listen to this fascinating episode and learn more about deepening your connection with the animals in your life.

EPISODE NOTES: Barbara Techel – I’m Fine Just the...
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Best-selling author of the Chet and Bernie mystery series, Spencer Quinn, joins me for this episode. We discuss the latest twists and turns in his latest novel, Of Mutts And Men.

We discuss the research that goes into a novel and how to keep the energy flowing in a long running mystery series. We also discussed what is like to be a writer during a world wide pandemic and the many challenges going on in the world.

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New York Times best-selling author Rita Mae Brown joins me for this episode. We chat about the premise and characters, new and returning, in the latest Sneaky Pie Brown Mystery Series, Furmidable Foes.

As always, we chat about life, current events, history, family stories, animals and flowers…Peonies’ in particular. It’s not like any interview you will ever hear, as two old friends chat about everything under the moon. Have a lis...
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Writer and mum (mom) to Boken the Dog, Sara Mastriforte, joins me for this episode. We discuss Sara and Boken’s kid’s entertainment website, Boken The Dog. We discuss how the website, eBooks, blogs, audio books, games and videos all came about and placed on one wonderful website for all to enjoy. Check out the interview and the website for a fun, entertaining and educational experience. Enjoy!

EPISODE NOTES: Sara Mastriforte –...
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New York Times best-selling author, Linda Anderson, joins me for this episode. We discuss Linda’s role as columnist for the blog Animals Are Soul. We discuss the wonderful real-life stories from her and people around the world that are part of the blog. Discussing topics such as: Do animals have a soul? What do animals teach us about love? Are animals also growing spiritually? Have a listen to this warm, funny and thought provoking...
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Multi-book author and professional dog trainer at Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl, Victoria Schade joins Tim for this episode. Victoria discusses her latest novel, Who Rescued Who. The novel invites you into the life of a headstrong heroine, her new and crazy life and her new four-legged family member who rescues her and gets her out of a bind. Victoria and Tim also discuss how a dog trainer becomes a successful novelist. Have a listen ...
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Multi-book author, writer and pet professional Arden Moore joins Tim for this fun and educational show. Arden provides us with all the details from her two latest books, A Kid’s Guide to Dogs and A Kid’s Guide to Cats. Her latest books provides a unique insight on how kids can better bond and understand the dogs and cats in their lives. The books also provides the entire family with fun projects, silly puns and trivia that all can ...
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New York Times best-selling author Susan Wilson joins Tim for this episode. Susan and Tim discuss the latest novel, The Dog I Loved. The novel is a story of two resilient women who overcome diversity and two dogs who save them both. Also, find out what it takes to be a successful author, create great characters and intriguing locations. Have a listen to one of the best, author Susan Wilson.

EPISODE NOTES: The Dog I Loved
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Former Texas State Assistant Attorney General, now award winning author, Diane Kelly joins Tim for this episode. Diane and Tim discuss her latest book, Paw of the Jungle. They discuss the latest mystery which takes place at a zoo and the theft of animals. Learn how Diane has turned her fascination with law enforcement and love of animals, into a successful writing career. Have a listen to this fun and informative discussion.

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World-renowned dog trainer and host of the international hit television series, It’s Me Or The Dog, Victoria Stilwell joins Tim for this episode. Victoria and Tim discuss her latest book, The Ultimate Guide To Raising A Puppy. They discuss important topics for successfully raising a puppy, like setting a proper schedule, potty training and socialization. Have a listen to find out how you can raise the perfect puppy and have a new ...
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#1 New York Times best-selling author Spencer Quinn joins Tim for this episode. Spencer and Tim discuss his latest novel in the Chet and Bernie mystery series, Heart of Barkness. Spencer gives us some clues to what is going on with Chet and Bernie, the introduction of some new characters and the latest case that needs to be solved. Have a listen and learn more about the mystery and how a best-selling author hones his craft.

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#1 New York Times best-selling author W. Bruce Cameron joins Tim for this episode. Bruce and Tim discuss the latest novel, A Dog’s Promise. A Dog’s Promise continues the story of Bailey (Bailey, Bailey, Bailey), the dog whose journey started with the novel, A Dog’s Purpose and continued in A Dog’s Journey (both novels becoming major motion pictures). Have a listen to find out how dogs show us the incredible power of hope, truth and...
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Debut author Eve Calder joins Tim for this episode. Eve and Tim discuss her first book in the A Cookie House Mystery series, And Then There Were Crumbs. Eve and Tim discuss the book, the characters and plot twists. Have a listen to learn how a cookie shop can be the center of the crime mystery.

EPISODE NOTES: Eve Calder – And Then There Were Crumbs with Tim Link
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Veterinary Surgeon and New York Times best-selling author Nick Trout joins Tim for this episode. Nick discusses his latest novel, The Wonder Of Lost Causes. Nick provides an introduction to the warm and fascinating characters in the novel – a mother who is also a veterinarian, her son who is challenged with cystic fibrosis and the bond he has with one special dog. Have a listen and learn more about this touching story from an autho...
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