I, Effing Feline, told you last week about some of my favorite things. Now some unfaves: dogs cats that are cuter than me people who think other cats are cuter than me food that isn’t meat or fish dogs And now, a snippet from Ed’s sci fi romance, Escapee, featuring the beloved skoot. Captain Dukelsky wants Catt […]

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Venue: Central Amsterdam and central Utrecht Lens: Nikkor 50 mm f/1.4 Music: Guus Meeuwis – Het is een nacht (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOy76zw0TrQ) A few weeks ago I promised you an extended post from the Netherlands with plenty of bikes and canals, and here it comes! I had the opportunity to visit shortly Amsterdam and Utrecht and take…

Once again, here’s the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop. For  week 38, the writing prompt is: The Best Parts of Each Season As an adult, I’ve lived in two very different climates. I decided to compare the southern Arizona desert with British Columbia’s cold Canadian Rockies. That’s two sets of seasons for price of one. […]

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 […]