Category Effing Feline

A Saintly Quotation #2

from The Saint of Quarantine Island, a novel by Edward Hoornaert that’ll be released July 1. The Saint of Quarantine Island escapes from its pre-sale quarantine on July 1, 2020. Until then, it’s available at a special reduced price. Don’t wait — the price will be rising once the book goes live. Amazon | Canada | […]

Effing Feline confesses #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, have a confession to make, something I’ve never told anyone except a few thousand of my closest online fans. I come from a broken home. I never knew my father — he skipped out on my mother before I was born. He never even paid kitten-support. I think that explains why I sniff […]

A Saintly Quotation

from The Saint of Quarantine Island, a novel that will be released July 1.

The Saint of Quarantine Island — the setting

All about the setting of The Saint of Quarantine Island People who’ve read The Saint of Quarantine Island have commented that the setting is especially vivid. That’s because I was writing what I knew. Decades ago, when I was fresh out of university, I taught at Echo Bay’s one-room school. Although it’s been a long […]

Effing Feline overeats #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am suffering  from a horrible case of stomach woes after eating several — eight, actually — cans of salmon in quick succession. I’m taking a quick break from the litter box to turn today’s blog post over to my pet human, Ed. ======================================= Ed here, folks. I have some questions for you, […]

Effing Feline watches the news #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, know a lot is going on in the world right now. How do I know? I follow the news, of course. Don’t you? Of course you do. You know what the saddest, most disturbing thing in the news is? I’ll tell you after this word from my sponsor, Ed’s upcoming novel, The […]

Effing Feline wants to fly #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, want to fly. Just think how many birds I could catch. I could become the greatest flying ace in the history of catdom! We keep track of these things, you know. Who’s currently the greatest ace? I’ll show you after this word from our sponsor, The Saint of Quarantine Island. We left […]

Effing Feline blushes #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am a cat, and like all cats I’m proud of my reputation for audacity and independent thinking. Ever tried to take a cat for a walk, without a leash? Hah to that! We cats do our own thing — which makes me admire today’s snippet. Last week we left fourteen-year-old Billy Seaweed […]

Effing Feline demands triple pay #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am NOT purring. Definitely not. Why not? Because I’ve been told — not asked, mind you, told — that  today’s post must serve four three purposes: Reveal the official new name of Ed’s newest Work in Progress (WIP). Present the next snippet from Ed’s WIP. Reveal the book’s cover. There would’ve been […]

Effing Feline wishes you Mother’s Day #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, interrupt my regularly scheduled snippets from Ed’s WIP, Never Saw a Purple Cow, to bring you a Mother’s Day special. Today’s snippet is from Ed’s science fiction romance, Constellation XXI, which features a rather unique first contact with aliens. You see, one of the aliens is pregnant. Very pregnant. As in RIGHT […]