Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

Please forgive any dual posts.  Wordpress is not liking me today.  My first attempt did not go through. Ah, October 31st.  It means it’s time for me to go through those Ziploc bags on my bottom shelf full of all that … Continue reading

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Halloween Long Ago

                                              My Scariest Costume By Jeff Salter Clear winner for the scariest costume I ever WORE goes back to the Halloween of 1979.  My wife was in the Junior Guild, which hosted a large part (if not all) of the … Continue reading

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Scared Stiff

So we’ve been talking about Halloween this week. Costumes, things like that. I could go into the various things I’ve dressed up as over the years, but I don’t have pictures to support my tale. So I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Lush Book Reviews.

I’m guest blogging at Danielle’s blog and since I have no internet today at home, I’m posting this from my iPad and can’t really figure out what the heck I’m doing so this is all I’m gonna say. It’s Halloween … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes

BOO! Did I scare you?  No?  Not even a little bit?  Not even with my blood red lipstick, matching nails and creepy, yellow cat eye contacts?  Really.  Did you look close enough to catch the vampire fangs?  Hmmm, I’m gonna … Continue reading

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To NaNo or Not to NaNo

                                            … That is the Question                                                           By Jeff Salter              Okay, I’ll start with two admissions: 1.  I’ve never participated in NaNoWriMo (and, below, I’ll explain why). 2.  If I had ever participated, I’m afraid I would have flunked … Continue reading

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The NaNo Theme Song

Sorry about last week. I completely forgot about my post since I was wandering around an abandoned fish processing plant. I would have preferred to be here with y’all instead. I debated over whether to take part in NaNo this … Continue reading

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Two Time Past NaNoWriMo Winner Here

This will be my third foray into NaNoWriMo and I hope to be able to say I’ve won for the 3rd time on November 30, 2011. My first NaNo project was 2009 and that story was published by Desert Breeze Publishing … Continue reading

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On your mark, get set….

Wait!  Don’t go!  At least not yet.  It’s not November.  And anyone who’s spent much time in the writing world knows that November is National Novel Writing Month.  NaNoWriMo for short.  Even shorter, NaNo.  Funny that we get lazy and … Continue reading

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Livin’ Life

This week I was reminded of a couple of things. Columbus Day–reminded me of taking chances. “How?” you might ask…Well, just think of all the risk involved in being a discoverer, adventurer, and all those other –ers. I’m not one … Continue reading

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