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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.

Guest Hound, Ted Talley

Welcome to my long-time Covington friend By Jeff Salter Delighted to have as my Guest Hound, a friend from my school days in Covington LA — Ted Talley. I’ve known Ted since we were both in second grade… plus we … Continue reading

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Lost in Space

The Extent of My Extra-Terrestrial Travel By Jeff Salter This week we’re asked whether we’d travel in space (assuming we could safely return). The question focused on Mars and the Moon, though I don’t think they’re necessarily the most charming … Continue reading

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My Dream House

If Money Was No Object By Jeff Salter Gosh, I’ve never done ANYthing where money was no object. Let me see. The complex would be set away from the nearest road, but still visible from that surface. [If I have … Continue reading

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How ‘Rescued’ Came to Be

The Origins of My Novel, Rescued By That New Guy In Town A Bit About My Sixth Completed Novel, Which Was Second to be Published By Jeff Salter Last month, for our “free week” topic, I discussed The Ghostess and … Continue reading

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Guest Fox, Nicole Zoltack

My Guest Lives in Two Different Ages [Well, She Got Married During the Renaissance] By Jeff Salter This is my 350th post here at 4F1H and I’m delighted to use it to feature my Guest Fox, Nicole Zoltack. The talented … Continue reading

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Too Soon Departed

Individuals Who Died Too Young By Jeff Salter An unusual topic this week… and rather sad. We’re contemplating individuals who left us too soon. As I reflected on this, I realized I was thinking about three very different groups of … Continue reading

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From a Dusty Suitcase in My Friend’s Garage

… to a full length novel that netted my first publishing contract By Jeff Salter [This week we’re blogging about incidents with friends or family which would make a good scene in a book. Gosh, have I got a lulu! … Continue reading

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