Monthly Archives: June 2017

Readers

Free week and I am going to ask my dear writing friends how they find what we call “Beta Readers”. I have not had great success with finding people who ‘get’ my kind of writing. I have asked those who … Continue reading

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One Woman Stood Out

Attitude Makes All the Difference By Jeff Salter Wanted to share a warming experience from May 2011. It was Senior Discount Day at the grocery so I took my Mom … & she had another errand to add to the … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Six

It’s another free week! I’ve got my reading list for the month, but before I share those books, I’ve got a brand-spankin’-new cover to show you! The Road to Escape will be the first in a multi-author series from Eskape … Continue reading

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What? Wild West?

The question of the week is: If you were in the WILD WEST, what would your job be? Me, in the Wild West. The “What would you do if aliens landed” question was more likely an option for me to … Continue reading

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Wild West Livelihood

This Job Would Be Right Down My Alley By Jeff Salter Asked by Tuesday Fox Joselyn Vaughn what our livelihood would have been if we’d lived in the old American West, I had to re-calibrate. I was raised on TV … Continue reading

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Wild Wild West

Wild, Wild West I used to day dream about living in the old West. I blame it on books and movies. I fell in love with The Little House on the Prairie books when I was young. I recall having … Continue reading

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Good thing I was born here.

If I were suddenly transported to the Old West and had to make a go of it, I would be in trouble. I’d probably end up being the first person they ate in a Donner Party situation. I’m terrible at … Continue reading

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Taming the Wild West

One of our foxes asked, “What would your livelihood have been if you lived in the Old West?” Assuming that the 19th century me is like my present day self, my thought is that I would probably do exactly what … Continue reading

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Guest Author Scott Collins

Today my guest is author Scott Collins. Scott and I met on Facebook through mutual friends when he asked how we find books. He also hoped to find other avenues of exposure, so I gladly offered to have him visit … Continue reading

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Guest Fox Dana Romanin

Welcome to Dana By Jeff Salter Delighted to welcome my new colleague at Clean Reads – Dana Romanin – just a few days before her first YA novel is set for release. Dana, who had a birthday only yesterday, has … Continue reading

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