Monthly Archives: December 2016

High-Balling* to the New Year

We were to be discussing memorable New Year’s Eves, ones that stick out in our memories. You don’t want to hear about those. I had a few full of tears, but worse, a few full of hopes, a few full … Continue reading

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New Years Past

Well, the ones I still remember… By Jeff Salter A few weeks ago (not having checked the topic calendar to realize we’d be discussing this now), I posted a few paragraphs about one of my most unusual New Years’ observances … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year

New Year’s Eve isn’t a special occasion at our house. Since my hubby is usually asleep by the time most people are eating their dinners, I’m usually sitting here alone, either watching television, reading, sewing, or eating. So this week’s … Continue reading

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Free Christmas Week

Here we have a “Free Week” …the week before Christmas! What is ‘free’ about that? To top it off, I have the first cold that I have had in some time…which is really saying something for me. I was over-due, … Continue reading

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I Stole Lebanon TN

Well, Actually, I Just Removed It By Jeff Salter It’s nearing the year end, so I thought it fitting to highlight my two novels which released this year: The Duchess of Earl and Size Matters. Since both share the same … Continue reading

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Stalled words. 

    Last night I was writing furiously on a story only to reach a point where I couldn’t figure out what would happen next. I felt like I had hit a wall and when I finally found a door … Continue reading

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TBR #11: Yearly Goal Almost Met!

As authors, we spend a lot of time thinking about the stories we want to tell. But it’s important to read the words that others write. Each year I set a reading goal on Goodreads, and this year I vowed … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Karen MacInerney

Today I would like to welcome author Karen MacInerney, who was already next on my list for guests when she generously stepped in for my scheduled guest, who became ill. Karen is an award-winning mystery writer. She has several series … Continue reading

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New Series For Children

Welcome, Guest Hound Charles Salter By Jeff Salter Or, I should say “welcome BACK,” to my big brother, Charles A. Salter. He’s been my Guest Hound before, perhaps twice before, but he’s back today to share with us about the … Continue reading

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Memories of Sweet Christmases Past

Today I asked author Christina Lorenzen op by and tell us about her newest book and what inspired it. Memories of Sweet Christmases Past Life has a way of sometimes throwing us into a spiral – challenges, changes and loss … Continue reading

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