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.

I Wish I May, I Wish I Might

If I Could’ve Been the Original Author, This is the Book I Wish I’d Written By Jeff Salter Tough topic this week. And, as I often do, I’m going to skitter around the strict question and answer, instead, the BOOKS … Continue reading

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What is in my desk drawer?

Wouldn’t you like to know? By Jeff Salter Our topic concerns the contents of drawers… presumably those in our office / study / writing place. Before I reply (concerning my present situation), let me clarify the arrangement I had in … Continue reading

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Breakfast Paid

And I never figured out WHO paid it By Jeff Salter Interesting experience one morning (exactly three years ago) as I went out for breakfast (after my haircut). The place was more crowded than I’d ever seen it — every … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

How Do I feel about My Books Being Translated? Well, It Depends… on a Lot of Things By Jeff Salter Our topic this week: How do you feel about having one of your novels translated into another language? Is there … Continue reading

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Reviewing The Greatest Prize

The Greatest Prize Review by Jeff Salter Intro You’ve seen author Lynn Shurr here previously… as Guest Fox on a Hound Day (Nov. 12, 2020) and in an interview with our Friday Fox (Sept. 18, 2015). But this is a … Continue reading

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A Childhood Book I’m Glad I Tracked Down

Re-reading a Favorite Book from First Grade By Jeff Salter At some point during the spring (probably) of 2019, one of my Facebook friends asked: “What is the first book you remember reading?” That’s a tough question for me to … Continue reading

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Hard to Reach

Big Trucks and Poorly-Placed Cash Drawers [The Perils of Bank Drive-Thru Lanes] By Jeff Salter Folks, as often as I find myself in aggravating circumstances, I observe other people who’ve become so embroiled in their dilemma that they can hardly … Continue reading

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Better Slim Than None

Would I Want Any of My Fiction Titles Converted to a RD Condensed Book? By Jeff Salter My short answer to this week’s topic? You betcha. I’d rather people read a slimmed down version of my stories than not read … Continue reading

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Hound Reviews Wodehouse

Well, His Collection of Golf Stories By Jeff Salter [NOTE: I had a different author’s book set for review on this date, but we had to re-schedule her for next month instead. This caused me to scramble a bit… so … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Forgotten Writings

Was I Surprised? Why? By Jeff Salter This week’s topic: Have I ever been surprised when I’ve rediscovered a forgotten piece of writing? Short answer: yeah, all the time. In my 100+ starts, scores of partly-developed stories, and uncountable poem … Continue reading

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