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I’ve always loved dogs, which puts me in a unique category along with what, maybe two or three billion people?

What’s not to love about an animal who will sit in your living room all day long, waiting for you to get home, and even if you need to work late and then stop for a stress-relieving beverage on your way home, when you unlock that front door, is absolutely overjoyed to see you? How could you not adore an animal who senses when your day is not going well and tries to cheer you up by dumping a sodden tennis ball in your lap?

I was probably 8 years old, playing in the back yard of our house in Prairie Village, KS, when my dad opened the gate and in rushed a 9-week-old Labrador puppy. I fell to my knees and spread my arms and that dog lea
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W. Bruce Cameron Hi Chloe! I have a couple of books that might serve. The Dogs of Christmas has the light-hearted, fun element of dogs that is so much a part of the…moreHi Chloe! I have a couple of books that might serve. The Dogs of Christmas has the light-hearted, fun element of dogs that is so much a part of the books you mentioned.

And in August, a novel I'm very proud of is coming out: The Dog Master. It's a dramatic, even epic, story of the most dangerous time in the history of our species, when the ice was pushing us out onto the treeless plains, where we could be easily preyed upon. We were competing with Neanderthals, who were stronger and faster and had bigger brains--but we prevailed. We had a technology: we had started to master wolves to help us. The Dog Master tells the story of the very first domesticated wolf--the first dog, in other words. I promise you it's an exciting read!

That's August 4th. In the meantime, thank you for writing!

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W. Bruce Cameron Hi Pam! My novel Ellie's Story (a children's book) is out April 14th, but the most ambitious work of my life comes out in August. The Dog Master tells…moreHi Pam! My novel Ellie's Story (a children's book) is out April 14th, but the most ambitious work of my life comes out in August. The Dog Master tells the story, from both the human and canine side, of the very first dog in history! (less)
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I have been a writer nearly my whole life, but none of it would have happened if it hadn’t been for what are rather awkwardly called, “dialogue tags.” Literally, dialogue tags are the “he said, she said” of storytelling, the part no one ever says in a movie, or in real life, for that matter. But they can be magic.

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“Because failure isn't an option if success is just a matter of more effort.”
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“Dogs have important jobs, like barking when the doorbell rings, but cats have no function in a house whatsoever.”
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“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.”
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Tiffany I love love love your books!


message 1: by Yourfiendmrjones (last edited Jul 22, 2008 07:19PM)

Yourfiendmrjones Bruce once showed me the proofs of a new book he was writing. I read it and sent it back with notes, the first being-

"'Seven' as a number is an obvious choice, Bruce. 'Eight'... concise, to the point. That's the way to go."

I have yet to hear back from him.



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