I, Effing Feline, was listening to Mrs V’s music, and it got me thinking. It was from The Sound of Music, and this is the line that got me thinking. Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens these are a few of my favorite things. The song’s unimportant, but what is important are my favorite […]

Once again, here’s the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop. For  week 37, the writing prompt is: Five Ways to Win my Heart 1. They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. I’m a man. So . . . bake for me. If you don’t know what to bake, I have […]

Welcome to the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop, Book Hooks. Writers share a short snippet of their works to entice you. On Sunday I shipped my latest messterpiece off to the editor. To celebrate, here’s a snippet from page two of Rescuing Prince Charming, a science fiction romance that’ll be available late this year, […]

I, Effing Feline, am hissed. Ed, my pet human, went to Toronto. He brought back candy for Mrs V and for his daughter and grandsons. But for me? Nothing. Nothing! Hiss to you, Mr V! But to show I’m a bigger cat than he is, I’ll present a snippet from his sci fi romance, Escapee. Despite his unfeeling […]

Once again, here’s the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop. For this week, the writing prompt is: Managing My Writing Time Uh . . . shouldn’t you be asking people who know what they’re talking about?  You know, like efficiency experts? Or at least folks with willpower? (Actually, I have lots of willpower. I used the […]

I, Effing Feline, am bereft. Ed, my pet human, has abandoned me to see his son’s dog, Sadie, in some place called Toronto. I suppose he’s visiting with his sons, too — but it’s the dog that bothers me. I’ve been telling cat jokes, but today I’m switching to jokes that make fun of !&*$*# […]

I’m escaping the Arizona heat this week in wonderfully cool Toronto, visiting a couple of my sons and a BIG dog — but I wouldn’t miss the Science Fiction Romance Brigade’s showcase. for anything. Once a month, the brigade’s authors highlight snippets from new works, WIPs, cover reveals or other fun things. Today I’m highlighting a […]

I’m escaping the Arizona heat this week in wonderfully cool Toronto, visiting a couple of my sons and a BIG dog that is making it hard to type by 1/3 sitting on me. One third of Sadie is all that fits on my lap. Nonetheless I found time for the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop. For […]

Welcome to the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop, Book Hooks. Writers share a short snippet of their works to entice you. Here’s the cute-meet from Alien Contact for Idiots, the first book in my science fiction romance series of the same name. Underfoot lay common dirt and dead grass, overhead a familiar grey sky, yet […]

I, Effing Feline, shall continue to soften my image by telling you more cat jokes. Did you hear about the cat who drank 5 bowls of water? She set a new lap record. What has more lives than a cat? A frog. It croaks every night. What side of a cat has the most fur? […]