Sleeping Cat Books is owned by Sarah Holroyd. Sarah graduated from Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Anthropology (archaeology). She has a background in technical writing and editing in the telecommunications, software, financial services, and insurance industries, along with project management experience.
Sarah has been working as a freelance copy editor since 2006, with both individual authors of fiction and nonfiction, and with publishers of fiction. Due to her technical background, she is an adept mechanical and copy editor (grammar, punctuation, page layout, etc.).
Sleeping Cat Books also offers interior book design and formatting, using Adobe InDesign, and ebook formatting and conversion. Please see the Services pages for more information about how we can help you with your project.
Santa finally joins the tech era and updates his Naughty List processing to an app on his phone instead of the overlarge tome. But what happens when a mischievous boy gets his hands on Santa's phone? A short-short story of hockey, mischief, and redemption.
As Carl Van Vechten notes in his preface to this collection, “In the essay and especially in poetry the cat has become a favourite subject, but in fiction it must be admitted that he lags considerably behind the dog.” Van Vechten sought to mitigate this disparity by creating this collection of charming (and sometimes frightening) feline tales.
What is your idea of the trip of a lifetime? Is it flying off to parts unknown? Traveling through parts of Europe? Lounging on a sandy Caribbean beach? Or do you prefer to stay closer to home and travel through your imagination? Sometimes the trip of a lifetime can be the one you never expected to take. And sometimes a trip becomes quite memorable for the wrong reasons.
Storms can come out of a clear blue sky, or they can build over a long period. They can take many forms, all terribly destructive: a tornado or hurricane that destroys all your belongings, an abusive spouse who destroys your sense of well-being, or human actions that can devastate an entire society.