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.

Fairy Tales Redux

A Do-Over (or Two) By Jeff Salter What fairy tale would I like to re-imagine… and which genre would I select? Well, before I respond to the actual question, let me say a word or two about fairy tales. I’ve … Continue reading

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Helping Aspiring Writers

After My Ship Finally Comes In By Jeff Salter Topic: If, suddenly, after all your years of writing, your “ship” finally came in and your titles were receiving wide acclaim (and sales… and INCOME), what would you like to do … Continue reading

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My 20th Fiction Title

Cowboy Ambushed in Time By J. L. Salter was released on Tuesday this week! It’s Volume Two in the Series: Rose Roamer: Time Traveler Tagline: Last time, from 1885 to 1985— “Where to, now?” Blurb: Rose Roamer didn’t set out … Continue reading

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Guest Fox, the Late Mildred Wirt Benson

The Author Who Breathed Life into Nancy Drew [But I’m reading her Penny Parker series] By Jeff Salter Over my 492 blogs at 4F1H, I have hosted many wonderful Guest Foxes… but this is my first time to host a … Continue reading

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Ah, Yes

I remember It Well By Jeff Salter We’re actually blogging about things for which we constantly need reminding… but – as usual – I’ll ease my way into that topic (after I stroll around the block first). Memory Used to … Continue reading

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Have I Ever Used Any Real Experiences In My Books?

You Bet I Have! By Jeff Salter Before I regale you with things that I’ve personally experienced (that I later used in a story), let me tell you about two true incidents in the lives of my wife’s ancestors. One … Continue reading

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Guest Hound Anthony Eichenlaub

Welcome to 4F1H, Anthony By Jeff Salter I’m delighted to host another Guest Hound today… and especially to host another author from the marvelous, talented stable at Dingbat Publishing. Patricia Kiyono was the colleague who tipped me off to the … Continue reading

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A Question of Peas

Or… Pinned Down About Peas By Jeff Salter Grocery stores are on most of our minds these days — with CoVid-19 creating shortages… and the shopping experience drastically altered by how many customers can enter, how far apart they must … Continue reading

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AAA — Advice to Aspiring Authors

Take My Advice… Please By Jeff Salter If you are known to be a published author, sooner or later you’re going to have conversations with people who act like writing is no big deal and they could toss off a … Continue reading

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Guest Hound, John Babb

By Jeff Salter I’m pleased to welcome, as this month’s Guest Hound, the author John Babb — a relative newcomer to the stable at Dingbat Publishing, but a gentleman and scholar who’s been around the block a few times. John’s … Continue reading

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