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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy and romantic suspense. Nine completed novels. "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- a screwball comedy -- was released in Dec. 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- was published in May 2013 by Astraea Press. "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" (comedic romance) -- was published in Oct. 2012 by Astraea Press. "The Overnighter's Secrets" (romantic suspense) -- was published in May 2012 by Astraea Press. Co-authored two non-fiction books about librarianship (with a royalty publisher), a chapter in another book, and an article in a specialty encyclopedia. Plus several library-related articles and reviews. Also published some 120 poems, about 150 bylined newspaper articles, and some 100 bylined photos. Worked about 30 years in librarianship. Formerly newspaper editor and photo-journalist. Decorated veteran of U.S. Air Force (including a remote ‘tour’ of duty in the Arctic … at Thule AB in N.W. Greenland). Married; father of two; grandfather of six.

I’m a Guest Star on WHICH TV Show?

Which TV Show of the Past Would I Like to Appear On? By Jeff Salter LOL. Well, this answer has changed over the years. As a young boy, I would have wanted to be on nearly any of the numerous … Continue reading

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Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold — Excerpt 2

Excerpt # 2 Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold [A screwball comedy] By Jeff Salter Here’s the second short excerpt from my newest novel — a screwball comedy, “Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold”. A stubborn boyfriend with the sniffles is the last thing … Continue reading

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TV and Me, the Interviewee

By Tonette Joyce Would I want to be interviewed on a big-time New York City TV talk show? Such is our subject for this week and frankly, I don’t think so. What would they ask me about? My opinions? Well, … Continue reading

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No TV Interviews for Me

… Because I don’t want to be badgered or baited By Jeff Salter This week is about whether we’d like a NYC [or west coast studio] television interview … and if so, by whom. Leave me out of it. All … Continue reading

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Me? On Tee-Vee?

 Lights! Camera! Action! By Jeff Salter I would NEVER be on what is termed “reality” TV — where I believe (generally) untalented people are placed in preposterous situations (that viewers are supposed to believe are “real”) and then fed lines … Continue reading

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Survival Strategies during Alien Invasions

We don’t have a leader, but you can talk to me… unless that’s a ray gun in your pocket By Jeff Salter This week’s question: If I saw aliens land nearby, would I interact? The old cliché is that the … Continue reading

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Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold

Excerpt from Chapter 1 By J. L. Salter For those who haven’t yet seen my recent novel, here’s a short excerpt from my screwball comedy, “Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold”. A stubborn boyfriend with the sniffles is the last thing Amanda … Continue reading

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Anybody Out There?

By Jeff Salter We’re contemplating whether intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe, where they might be, whether they’ve visited the earth, et cetera. The executive summary of my position is: I have an open mind to the possibilities. I’m … Continue reading

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InterStellar Travel?

Would I Want to Travel in Outer Space? By Jeff Salter That’s our question this week and I can no longer say — as I would have in my youth — “Sure, show me the launch pad.”  No, folks, these … Continue reading

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Need a Cure for a Man-Cold?

Need a Cure for a Man-Cold? Here’s a screwball sample… By Jeff Salter Since it’s our Free Week at 4F1H, I decided to feature a short excerpt from my newest novel — a screwball comedy, “Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold”. A … Continue reading

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