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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Eleven completed novels. "One Simple Favor" (novella) -- scheduled for April 2015 -- Dingbat Publishing. "Stuck on Cloud Eight" -- scheduled for June 2015 -- TouchPoint Press. "The Duchess of Earl" -- scheduled for 2015 -- Dingbat Publishing. "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014 -- screwball comedy -- Dingbat Publishing. "Hid Wounded Reb" -- part of the Somerset Series -- Aug. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- screwball comedy -- Dec. 2013 -- Dingbat Publishing. "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013 -- Astraea Press "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" (comedic romance) -- Oct. 2012 -- Astraea Press. "The Overnighter's Secrets" (romantic suspense) -- May 2012 -- Astraea Press. Two novellas published so far (both by Astraea Press): "Don't Bet On It" -- April 2014 "Echo Taps" -- June 2013 Co-authored two non-fiction books about librarianship (with a royalty publisher), a chapter in another book, and an article in a specialty encyclopedia. Plus several library-related articles and reviews. Also published some 120 poems, about 150 bylined newspaper articles, and some 100 bylined photos. Worked about 30 years in librarianship. Formerly newspaper editor and photo-journalist. Decorated veteran of U.S. Air Force (including a remote ‘tour’ of duty in the Arctic … at Thule AB in N.W. Greenland). Married; father of two; grandfather of six.

Sharing Books & Stories

By Jeff Salter As sometimes happens, my take on this 4F1H weekly topic may veer a bit. In discussing books (and stories) I’ve shared with friends or family, I’m not taking the “share” part too literally. In other words, with … Continue reading

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Books I’d Like to See On the Screen

By Jeff Salter In these recent five years of networking with numerous authors, I’ve read more books – and a greater variety of types – than at any time in my past… with the possible exception of three years I … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Endings

By Jeff Salter Our blogging question this week is whether we prefer happily ever after (HEA) or happy for now (HFN) endings… or “tragic” endings in a story. First let me clarify two things: I respond to this question as … Continue reading

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Guest Fox Opal Campbell, Again

Welcome Back, Guest Fox Opal Campbell By Jeff Salter Absolutely delighted to welcome Opal Campbell back to 4F1H as my Guest Fox. The last time she was here on Aug. 29, 2012, she was talking about her writing, but today … Continue reading

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Mulligans and Do-overs

Things I’d Like Another Chance At By Jeff Salter Well, in golf, a Mulligan is when you make a really rotten shot and are allowed to take it over (with no penalty). Of course, it was NOT allowed in official … Continue reading

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Rescued By That New Guy in Town

By J. L. Salter  When Kris awakens in a costume, behind wooden bars inside a pitch black community center, her only available rescuer is the hung over new guy in town (who’s dressed as a pirate).  Problem is:  she’s sworn … Continue reading

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Guest Kim Marcum

By Jeff Salter This week we’re collecting readers’ perspectives to learn what kinds of things they like in romance books… and what they want to see more of. My Guest Interviewee Please welcome Kim Marcum as my Guest Fox for … Continue reading

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