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.

Family Traditions Counting Down to Christmas

Well, It Has Varied… a Lot By Jeff Salter Topic: How do/did your family countdown to Christmas? Did/do you have any special family traditions? [AS] In preparation for this week’s topic, I re-checked my previous posts which dealt with Christmas. … Continue reading

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When You Really Need to See

My Kingdom for a Pair of Glasses (Each Morning) By Jeff Salter First of all, Happy Thanksgiving! I hope all of us are thankful for the many blessings we already have… and not terribly dismayed at those we do not … Continue reading

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Series Fiction, Yes or No

Well, I Have Two Minds About It By Jeff Salter Topic: “Do you enjoy reading SERIES fiction? Is there a “magic” number of titles in that series that you find most agreeable? Moreover, do you WRITE series fiction? How many … Continue reading

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Clever, Fresh, Enjoyable

My Review of Adrienne Giordano’s “Dog Collar Crime” By Jeff Salter [Note: It was about six years ago that I read this cool novel and wrote this review (for Am*zon)… and I realized this week that I’d never posted it … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Films

And “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out” is at the Top By Jeff Salter Topic: Do you have a favorite Christmas / holiday novel? What about your favorite movie? Do you restrict reading/viewing of Christmas / holiday themed books / movies … Continue reading

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Two Shots in the Keester

… Or There-abouts By Jeff Salter [Note: this was originally written as a Possum Trot Post… on the afternoon of 12-31-2013] Spent nearly three hours at the walk-in medical clinic today. Started feeling really lousy yesterday and last night I … Continue reading

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A List of Scary Experiences

And Those Occasional Times I Exhibited Bravery By Jeff Salter Topic: What’s the bravest / scariest thing you’ve ever done? This is another of my suggested topics, for which I can no longer recall what (if anything particular) I had … Continue reading

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Great Story for Animal Lovers

Chez Stinky (An Alpine Grove Romantic Comedy Book 1) By Susan C. Daffron Book 1 of 14: An Alpine Grove Romantic Comedy Amazon Blurb Kat Stevens is a slightly insecure, mostly bored technical writer who likes her cat a lot … Continue reading

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Hard to Beat Bugs Bunny

But there were MANY great cartoon characters back in the golden age By Jeff Salter Let’s get a few details out of the way before I begin.1. I’m calling the ‘golden age’ of cartoons as the ones on network TV … Continue reading

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This Was the NFL Way Back When

Watching TV Football was a Different Experience by Jeff Salter Just a word of history to any youngsters out there who possibly assume TV sports have always been covered as they are today.Nope. Back in the old days, the NFL … Continue reading

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