Monthly Archives: September 2017

Buy the Way…

Once again, my Free Week has been anything but ‘free’. The laundry was just getting caught up from awaiting the new washer, when the cold-water spigot for it decided to leak. So backed-up it got again while we waited for … Continue reading

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How ‘Rescued’ Came to Be

The Origins of My Novel, Rescued By That New Guy In Town A Bit About My Sixth Completed Novel, Which Was Second to be Published By Jeff Salter Last month, for our “free week” topic, I discussed The Ghostess and … Continue reading

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My Chaotic Life

A few weeks ago my middle child ended up in the hospital with a migraine that we could not get under control. I had picked him up from school earlier because he just couldn’t make it through the day. But … Continue reading

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A whirlwind

My oldest daughter has some health issues, so we are frequently taking her to the doctor. I am pretty good at rattling off her information to the receptionist and generally knowing what to expect at an appointment (except that our … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Nine

I’m back into my busy fall routine: teaching class two afternoons a week (and grading papers at night) plus playing in three different musical groups. Knowing that my time in the next few months is going to be rather limited, … Continue reading

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Guest:Diane Davis, Narrator, Actress

As an interview this week, I thought I’d bring in an old friend who is involved in a different facet of book publishing: the audio book. I gave away a copy of one of the cookbooks she narrated here on … Continue reading

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Guest Fox, Nicole Zoltack

My Guest Lives in Two Different Ages [Well, She Got Married During the Renaissance] By Jeff Salter This is my 350th post here at 4F1H and I’m delighted to use it to feature my Guest Fox, Nicole Zoltack. The talented … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Maris Soule

When I first entertained the notion of writing a romance, I joined the Mid-Michigan chapter of the Romance Writers of America. I discovered a wonderful group of supportive people, so full of encouragement. Several were published authors, and I sought … Continue reading

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So Many, So Soon

This week we are asked to name those who have ‘gone too soon’, those who left the world before they could have contributed so much more. I thought politically and John Fitzgerald Kennedy was on my list. Jeff named him … Continue reading

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Too Soon Departed

Individuals Who Died Too Young By Jeff Salter An unusual topic this week… and rather sad. We’re contemplating individuals who left us too soon. As I reflected on this, I realized I was thinking about three very different groups of … Continue reading

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