Author Archives: Jeff Salter

About Jeff Salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Twelve completed novels and five completed novellas. Working with three royalty publishers: Clean Reads, Dingbat Publishing, & TouchPoint Press/Romance. "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.

When You’re NOT the Star

Supporting Players in Fiction By Jeff Salter Let me start with a few comments about “unsung” characters in movies and popular fiction… before I discuss a few of my own characters who fit that description. As some of you (who’ve … Continue reading

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Yippee-Ki-Yay

Finally READING the Classic Westerns By Jeff Salter Though I have been a huge fan of Westerns – on TV and at the movies – for my entire life, I somehow never got around to READING hardly any of them… … Continue reading

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Creating My Major Characters

How Do I CAST My Story? By Jeff Salter First of all, let me say that it’s not particularly easy for me to delve into the “how” and “why” of what or who I write. Not that I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Time On My Hands

Could I… Would I… Travel in Time? By Jeff Salter Though I was not the one who suggested this topic, I’m pleased to see it crop up right now because I’m within a few weeks – I hope – of … Continue reading

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Guest Fox Emily-Jane Hills Orford

Welcome to 4F1H, Emily-Jane By Jeff Salter Emily-Jane is a colleague at Clean Reads and she’s observing the one-year anniversary of her first release with C.R. So, naturally, I wanted to help her celebrate. But, first, I had to track … Continue reading

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Belong to Whom?

How Did I Feel as a Kid, Growing Up? By Jeff Salter Sort of an unusual topic this week. My short answer is that I pretty much felt I “belonged” with the five-person family unit in which I was raised. … Continue reading

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What If Everybody Around You

Seemed to be of a Totally Different Time? And You Were the Only One Who Knew it was Regency England? # – # – # The Duchess of Earl An affectionate tweak of a Regency By J. L. Salter This … Continue reading

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