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.

Is a Thousand Words

Still the Value of a Picture? By Jeff Salter Topic: Looking at the photos on your phone (or camera, if you still use one), what place or type of event do you tend to photograph most often? Some background / … Continue reading

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The Streets of Shadow

By Leslie McFarlane Reviewed by Jeff Salter Though Leslie McFarlane published uncountable adult [meaning “NOT juvenile”] stories in magazines and papers – including several novel-length pieces that were serialized – this is the only adult title I could find that … Continue reading

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My Favorite Spot in Nature

Is Possum Trot — Right Where I Live Now By Jeff Salter Topic: Do you have favorite spots in nature, such as a view, the woods, a sea or lake shore? This 25 acre farm has been in my wife’s … Continue reading

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Communication Gap

The Tale of the Blue Cloth Bundle By Jeff Salter I know the pre-marriage counselling sessions deal with a lot of varied topics, including the importance of communication. But sometimes, after decades have passed, maybe we don’t remember all that … Continue reading

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Take Me Away

“Where seldom is heard a discouraging wordAnd the skies are not cloudy all day” By Jeff Salter Topic: Favorite place to “escape”… and why. You may have recognized two lines from the famous song, “Home on the Range.” Actually, the … Continue reading

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I Know Humor is Intensely Subjective

… but this effort just wasn’t funny (to me) By Jeff Salter I’m starting this book review with a lot of general observations about what’s funny and what’s not… and why. And I want to qualify why I even came … Continue reading

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Renovations For Us

… or Renovations for THEM? By Jeff Salter Topic: If you could remodel/redecorate any room in your house which room would you choose and what would you do to it? As I often do, I’m gonna focus on a slice … Continue reading

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Airing Private Conversations in Public

… or “Don’t People Realize We Can Hear Every Word from Across the Store?“ By Jeff Salter Other than some sort of horrendous emergency, I cannot imagine carrying-on one of my private phone conversations… loudly, in public, so that people … Continue reading

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Reading About Other Authors

I guess it depends on the author By Jeff Salter Topic: Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing processes? For most authors / writers who are unknown to me — and apparently NOT nationally recognized yet … Continue reading

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Way of the Raven

My Review of Jackie Zack’s Novel By Jeff Salter I met author Jackie Zack over at the Christian Writers & Readers Group and we’ve touched base back and forth ever since. I picked up this title when she had it … Continue reading

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