Monthly Archives: November 2019

YA Read Any Good Books Lately?

Free Week :it’s Thanksgiving Week in America. I have had some respiratory illness, so as much as I usually enjoy having a full house, (and often guests from out of town), this year is quiet and I probably needed for … Continue reading

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Random Sacks of Kindness

Announcing My Very First Christmas Novel By Jeff Salter First of all… Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you and yours are happy, healthy, and among family and/or friends on this special American holiday. Among the MANY, MANY things I have to … Continue reading

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The Table in the Window

Since the Christmas season is almost upon us, I think it would be okay to talk about my Christmas novel The Table in the Window. Here’s a blurb about the book, and then I’ll share an excerpt with you. Blurb: … Continue reading

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Write you In.

Have I ever been asked to put someone in to one of my stories? No, I don’t think I have. I have based characters off of people in my life. Family members and friends often make little appearances, it can … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge, Part Ten

This month, I’ve read quite a varied collection of books. Can’t wait to tell you about them! Revenge Kiss by Julia Keanini Kiss Academy, Book Two I don’t often read YA novels, because I normally can’t relate to the problems … Continue reading

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Out of Character

“Has anyone ever asked you to add them to one of your stories?” -OR- “Have you told anyone that you were basing a character on them?” My long-ago idea, and again, I forgot to make notes. I have had people … Continue reading

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Who Is This Character Based Upon?

Real People HAVE Inspired Many of My Characters By Jeff Salter This week, our topic is “Has anyone ever asked you to add them to one of your stories?” and “Have you told anyone that you were basing a character … Continue reading

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