Category Alien Contact for Idiots

Effing Feline scorns nutcrackers #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, don’t get why the nutcracker is such a big deal. For one thing, after you crack the shell, there’s only a nut inside, not meat or fish, so why bother? For another, nutcrackers aren’t attractive, right? Not pretty! Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker is a Christmas novella and the 6th installment of […]

She pounded her head on the steering wheel #mfrwhooks

Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker, a holiday novella, is the sixth installment in my Alien Contact for Idiots series, though it can stand alone. The book opens five years from next November on a dark, rainy side street in Tacoma, Washington. Holly Jansen is trudges miserably with her cat, Thug, and when she gets […]

Effing Feline hates toothbrushes #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, do NOT want my teeth cleaned. Hear that, Mr V? No toothbrushing! Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker is a Christmas novella and the 6th installment of the Alien Contact for Idiots series. Holly Jansen got locked out of her apartment because her roommate made off with her part of the rent […]

If Jansens were to get locked out #mfrwhooks

Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker, a holiday novella, is the sixth installment in my Alien Contact for Idiots series, though it can stand alone. The book opens five years from next November on a dark, rainy side street in Tacoma, Washington. Holly Jansen is trudges miserably with her cat, Thug, and when she gets […]

Effing Feline is hissed #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am hissed at Ed. Before you say that’s nothing new, let me tell you that this time I have a really good reason. Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker features a valiant and long-suffering cat named Thug. Several people have commented that they love Thug. But does the brand new cover depict Thug? […]

Cover reveal — Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker

They Both Need a Christmas Miracle For seven or eight years, I’ve spent Decembers in the orchestra pit for performances of that great Christmas tradition, The Nutcracker. An embarrassing moment, for me at least, comes when a ballerina steps to the front of the stage for a bow. She’s standing six feet right above me […]

The worst of times . . . #mfrwhooks

Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker, a holiday novella, is the sixth installment in my Alien Contact for Idiots series, though it can stand alone. The book opens five years from next November on a dark, rainy side street in Tacoma, Washington. Squinting against needles of rain, Holly tried to find her car, which was […]

Effing Feline ends Ed’s career #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, insist that Ed stop writing. Immediately. Right now. Why, you may ask? Because his work has achieved ultimate perfection. One line in today’s snippet tells the deep and honest truth, and nothing he could possibly write can top it. Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker is a Christmas novella and the 6th […]

She needs a Christmas Miracle #mfrwhooks

Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker, a holiday novella, is the sixth installment in my Alien Contact for Idiots series, though it can stand alone. The book opens five years from next November on a dark, rainy side street in Tacoma, Washington. Here’s the opening of the book. “It was the best of times, it was the […]

Effing Feline, blackmailer #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am about to be rolling in catnip. Finally, I have some dirt to hang over the head of my pet human, Ed. Blackmail time! You see, while curled on the Mrs’s lap, I just saw the movie The Fugitive. A dude named Richard Kimble is searching for a heinous One-Armed Man. My […]