I, Effing Feline, complained about not being able to open cat food cans . . . but Twiggles the Dog laughed at my complaint. She said pets like us get food in exchange for love, loyalty, and a pledge to defend our beloved owners with our own lives if necessary. But I am NOT a […]

Continuing from last week’s selection from Alien Contact for Kid Sisters, we see several important things: The success of Quinn’s con job Our first glimpse of the heroine, though from a distance Our first glimpse of the antagonist, up close But first, the tourists from Oklahoma object to Quinn raising the price for the phony […]

I, Effing Feline, changed my name last week to Efrem Thimbalist Jr. After sleeping on it, though, I’ve decided the name isn’t classy enough. I’m still thinking long and hard of name splendid enough for a cat like me who can do anything. Anything, that is, except for one crucial thing, which I’ll tell you […]

COVER REVEAL: The Solid Gold Aliens Previously published as The Midas Rush Science fiction with elements of romance Thoroughly re-edited and a brand new cover! I purchased the basic artwork from BookCoverZone because the feel of it suited planet Jones, where the story takes place. I then adapted it to my story. For example, in […]

New year, new book, or at least new to book hooks. Alien Contact for Kid Sisters is part of my Alien Contact for Idiots series of near-future sci fi romances. To escape environmental collapse, Native Americans from the future of an alternate earth move Kwadra Island to the Pacific off the coast of Washington State. […]

I, Effing Feline, am snippeting from a book that Ed is revisiting, renaming, and re-covering, It used to be called The Midas Rush. Now it isn’t.  I’m feeling cantankerous — it’s been a whole hour since my last nap — so I’ll be effed if I tell you the new name right away. Tresky Buffrum […]

I, Effing Feline, don’t believe in this human nonsense of reviewing the year that is ending. You wouldn’t want to look behind either if the only tool you had to wipe your butt was your tongue. The view ain’t great. Christmas is over and so are the snippets from Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker. […]

I, Effing Feline, am too busy to write — Christmas presents to claw open, cards to send.  I hope I have enough pee for Twiggles the Dog’s card! Instead, here are some Christmas greetings from my species to yours. Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker is Ed’s sci fi novella for the holidays. Holly Jansen […]

In Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker, Holly Jansen is an American hired to conduct The Nutcracker ballet in a performance for and by alien humans from an alternate Earth. When she meets sexy Rafe Sekwa, the head of the dancers, he’s in the middle of a rehearsal. When he was done and waved his […]

More African Christmas Music I like to explore the lesser known alleyways of music, so today’s selection is from Africa. The song itself should be familiar, though! I don’t usually find that music videos add anything beyond the music by itself — but this video really manages to tell a touching story.