Tag Archives: Mr. Valentine (Edward Hoornaert)

Maybe She Should Run #MFRWHooks

Welcome to the Marketing for Romance Writers blog hop, Book Hooks. Writers share a short snippet of their works to entice you. I’m continuing to highlight Rescuing Prince Charming, a science fiction romance that will be released December 4. Last week I showed you the back cover blurb. Today, you’ll see the very opening of the […]


Effing Feline hisses

I, Effing Feline, hate the kitten next door. My sometimes friend, Twiggles the dog, is allowed outside even though I’m not. Yesterday the kitten came right up to the floor-to-ceiling window and drank from Twiggles’ water bowl — and Ed thought it was cute!  He took pictures! Grr, hiss! I’m sharing another snippet from Mr V’s […]

Effing Feline runs a shredding service

I, Effing Feline, am considering starting a manuscript evaluation service. I think I’d be good at it, because my claws are so very, very sharp. I’ll rate stories by dead mice: 3 dead mice is good, 1 or 2 dead mice means I couldn’t get my claws into it. In theory, it’s a 5-mouse scale, but […]

Effing Feline was naughty (heh, heh, heh)

I, Effing Feline, was naughty. My pet human, Ed Hoornaert (aka Mr Valentine) went out back to mow the lawn yesterday, while my visiting Cousin Lee (at right) watched birds through the window and licked his lips. When Mr V came in for water, I batted a catnip mouse against the jamb … and when he went back outside again, […]

So How Was the Book Festival?

The seventh annual Tucson Festival of Books is now history. An estimated 130,000 people came to the University of Arizona campus to meet and listen to hundreds of authors from every genre of fiction and non-fiction. There was also live music, good food, plenty of booths for children, and of course authors selling their books.  Mystery writer […]