Jan. 7, 2022

Amy Shojai: Writing from a Dog’s View Point | The Long Leash #41

Amy Shojai: Writing from a Dog’s View Point | The Long Leash #41

Amy Shojai is an author, animal behaviorist, actor, playwright, and lightning-fast fiction writer. She’s living her childhood dream penning thrillers from a dog’s point a view.

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Want to learn more about dogs (and cats) without learning more about dogs (and cats)?

Pick up an Amy Shojai thriller. She’s written several, and while they are gripping narratives, they’re also entertaining ways to learn about animal psychology.

Her September and Shadow novels in particular are informed by decades of experience writing non-fiction pet books and helping clients as a certified animal behavior consultant (CABC).

In this wide-ranging and entertaining conversation, Shojai explains how her constant self-reinvention helps her career, how her dog overcame her resistance to adopting during the pandemic, how the rise of the internet made new stories and storytelling possible, and why dogs are people with fur … and cats are space aliens.

About Amy Shojai

Amy Shojai is a certified animal behavior consultant, and the award-winning author of 35+ dog (and cat) care books. She also writes the pet-centric thriller series featuring an animal behaviorist and her PTSD service dog. 













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