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About jeff7salter

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. "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.

A LOOOONNNNGGGG Road-trip

Stuck in a minivan, and I’m not allowed to drive By Jeff Salter First of all, I can’t believe this was my topic. What was I thinking? Secondly, I really hate traveling when I can’t drive — there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Eye-Witness to a Bank Robbery

…And the Resulting Gun Battle in a Small Town By Jeff Salter Hardly had we begun our stroll down the narrow streets of this time-forgotten town in the arid southwestern desert… when out of the small local bank burst four … Continue reading

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Is Time On My Side?

  How Does Time Affect Me? By Jeff Salter For some reason, this week the old Rolling Stones song has been in my mind: “Time is on my side.” Though, having passed the age that Medicare enrolled me, I’ll have … Continue reading

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Wanna Cure That Man-Cold?

  Use Christine’s “Scare Cure” By Jeff Salter I can’t remember the last time I shared a short excerpt excerpt from my screwball comedy, “Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold”. A stubborn boyfriend with the sniffles is the last thing Amanda needs … Continue reading

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My Newest Favorite Military Author

  Cornelius Ryan Joins Exclusive Company By Jeff Salter On these pages, I’ve previously highlighted the remarkable Rick Atkinson (author of the Liberation Trilogy) and I believe I’ve mentioned Stephen Ambrose (most famous for Band of Brothers but my favorite … Continue reading

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Dressing an Author

  Er… I Mean, “How Do We Picture Authors Dressed?” By Jeff Salter After I saw the magazine ad posted by our Monday Fox, it dawned on me that I actually do have a mental picture of what famous authors … Continue reading

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As a Child, My Dream Job

… Was a Fireman or a Cowboy, to Begin With. Then I Decided to be a Guidance Counselor [but that didn’t happen either…] By Jeff Salter In my over-simplified juvenile world, firemen got to ride around in big red trucks … Continue reading

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