Author Archives: Jeff Salter

About Jeff Salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Fourteen completed novels and four completed novellas. Working with three royalty publishers: Clean Reads, Dingbat Publishing, & TouchPoint Press/Romance. "Cowboy Out of Time" -- Apr. 2019 /// "Double Down Trouble" -- June 2018 /// "Not Easy Being Android" -- Feb. 2018 /// "Size Matters" -- Oct. 2016 /// "The Duchess of Earl" -- Jul. 2016 /// "Stuck on Cloud Eight" -- Nov. 2015 /// "Pleased to Meet Me" (novella) -- Oct. 2015 /// "One Simple Favor" (novella) -- May 2015 /// "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014 /// "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014 /// "Hid Wounded Reb" -- Aug. 2014 /// "Don't Bet On It" (novella) -- April 2014 /// "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- Dec. 2013 /// "Echo Taps" (novella) -- June 2013 /// "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013 /// "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" -- Oct. 2012 /// "The Overnighter's Secrets" -- May 2012 /// 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.

Christmas Novel Reminder

You’ll Want to Read “The Yuletide Caper.” By Jeff Salter Today is Thanksgiving and soon it will be Christmas — the perfect time to read my second Christmas-themed novel. Sneaking into a warm nursing home will take a few Christmas … Continue reading

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A Comfort Read for a Sick Friend

What Would I Select to Read to Him/Her? By Jeff Salter My first thought when reading this week’s topic was that if I had a friend who was too ill to read for themself, I’d select one or all of … Continue reading

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Apparently a Bunch of Inside Jokes

But None Seemed Amusing to Me A Review [By Jeff Salter] of “The Secret of the Grande Chateau” [by Dr. Cecil H.H. Mills] Ever been in an exchange with a group of people, all of whom seem to share the … Continue reading

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Writing for FUN

When the author’s own scenes make him / her laugh By Jeff Salter Topic: Have you ever really had FUN writing a scene (or scenes)? Absolutely! I try to include at least a little bit of humor in nearly all … Continue reading

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Books introduced to me by a child or grandchild

Only one that I can recall… but it’s a doozy By Jeff Salter When I first saw this topic, I drew a total blank. As best I can remember, as my kids were growing up, it was me and my … Continue reading

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Perfect for Halloween Reading

A Fresh Tweak of a Wonderful Vintage Film Excerpt From My Spooky Novel, The Ghostess & MISTER Muir By Jeff Salter In many ways, my ninth novel is a favorite. Not only was it my first foray into writing spooky … Continue reading

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Gotta Have Those Perceptive Beta Readers

Without Them, Your View May Be Too Limited By Jeff Salter Topic: How many people read your books before you submit them? What kind of feedback do you ask for? Our Monday Fox said it “takes a village” to get … Continue reading

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More Chaos from John Babb

Unleashing Chaos: A Last Brigade Prequel (The Collapse Book 2)By John BabbDingbat Publishing Reviewed by Jeff Salter Introduction: Since it was scarcely five months ago that I got around to reviewing the first of these two novels, you may be … Continue reading

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The Book of My Heart

Honors the Greatest Generation (Which Raised Me) By Jeff Salter Topic: If you could be remembered (as an author) for only ONE of your books… which book would you choose? Though I’d forgotten when I suggested this topic, we’ve already … Continue reading

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My Family’s Coffee House from 326 Years Ago

Well, Maybe Not My DIRECT Kin By Jeff Salter Considering my life-long love of coffee, imagine my surprise (and delight) at discovering – about eight years ago – that a possible distant relative ran a very famous coffee house in … Continue reading

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