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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.

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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Guest Fox Sara R. Turnquist

Welcome, Sara By Jeff Salter Welcome to Sara R. Turnquist, my first Guest Fox of this new year. I’m struggling to remember exactly when I first encountered Sara, but I’m sure it was on the site where the Clean Reads … Continue reading

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Do I Munch?

Does a Bear Snack in the Woods? By Jeff Salter Well, you know what I mean. Asking whether I snack is like asking Superman if he has a cape. Duh. Snacking is my life. Well, that, plus napping. Uh, and … Continue reading

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Size Definitely Matters

Excerpt from my novel, Size Matters By Jeff Salter Chapter 1 Saturday, early morning “What do you mean you were a foot tall?” asked my friend Vickilee, after I’d tearfully repeated what happened to me last night. “As in literally,” … Continue reading

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Drinking Hot or Cold

My Favorite Winter Beverages By Jeff Salter Gosh, this topic will be difficult to respond to unless I clarify a few things first. If it’s wintertime and I’ve been inside all day (and not ventured out into the cold weather), … Continue reading

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