Author Archives: Ed Hoornaert

Lights like the eyes of the devil #mfrwhooks

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming, a science fiction romance. Dusty Johnson, a mild-mannered tech writer, and a Kwadran* guard have discovered a time bomb hidden in the mechanical deck of an unfinished starship prototype. Now they hurry to remove it from the ship before it explodes. * Kwadrans are technologically advanced humans from […]

Effing Feline, fearless #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, ain’t afraid of nothing! Except . . . Except Ed’s office wall. He’s got all sorts of weird stuff up there, all of it guaranteed to give a cat nightmares. A fish that tastes horrible because it’s made of cedar. (I know, I tried it.) A bird with a wooden beak that […]

A world-class face #mfrwhooks

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming, a science fiction romance. Dusty Johnson, a mild-mannered tech writer, and a Kwadran* guard have discovered a time bomb hidden in the mechanical deck of an unfinished starship prototype. Now they hurry to remove it from the ship before it explodes. * Kwadrans are technologically advanced humans from […]

Effing Feline loves naps #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am about to shock you, so hold onto your hair pieces. I sometimes take naps. Most cats do, of course, but I am such an exceptional specimen, a cat who has accomplished so much, that I know you’re thinking I work 16 hours a day, every day. But I am a BIG […]

Yes and no, respectively #mfrwhooks

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming, a science fiction romance. Dusty Johnson, a mild-mannered tech writers, was searching alone for a time bomb hidden in the mechanical deck of an unfinished starship prototype when she discovered a lone Kwadran* guard who is also searching. She rescues him by helping remove his pants when […]

Effing Feline asks why #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, chose a snippet today in which the surprised hero finds himself asking Why? It’s a question I often ask myself. Why don’t mice crawl into my food bowl at dinnertime? Why is a lap not automatically available whenever I wish for one? Why must I share a house with Twiggles the Dog? […]

Make an honest woman of me! #mfrwhooks

[On the last possible day, I reached my Camp NaNoWriMo goal of 40,000 words. Whew!] Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming. Last week the heroine, Dusty Johnson, was searching alone for a time bomb hidden in the mechanical deck of an unfinished starship prototype, designed by alien Kwadrans. What she finds is a […]

Effing Feline worships Mother Earth #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, have a favorite lap in the whole world. It belongs to — No, not Ed. Sheesh — I have better taste than that. My favorite lap belongs to Mrs Valentine. (Ed has earned the title of Mr Valentine, you know.) She had her birthday recently. I’ll tell you when as soon as […]

Pull down my pants! #mfrwhooks

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming. Last week the heroine , Dusty Johnson, was searching alone for a time bomb hidden in the mechanical deck of an unfinished starship prototype, designed by alien Kwadrans. The previous snippet ended, “She rounded a bank of gauges and saw the tunnel. But a man — or […]

Effing Feline says Bah humbug! #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, hate all the many excuses humans make for humiliating cats. That’s why I say to the Easter holiday, “Bah, humbug!” In Constellation XXI, Sienna Dukelsky captains a tugship, outer space’s answer to a tugboat. She is guiding an incoming ship captained by Crispin Hunt, her first and best lover. Last week, she […]