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.

Wash, Wax, and Buff

Give Your Manuscript Several Chances to Shine By Jeff Salter I can’t really say this is a pet PEEVE – because it seems to work for some authors I know – so I’ll just call it a pet TOPIC that … Continue reading

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A Splendid Examination of a Crucial Time

Churchill and his Leadership in the early months of WW2 By Jeff Salter The Splendid and the VileA Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the BlitzBy Erik Larson I should probably begin by stating that I’m an ardent admirer … Continue reading

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Several Moves and Many Travels

I think they’ve helped my perspective in life… and in writing By Jeff Salter This week’s topic concerns how our writing has been affected by relocations and by experiencing other places. By the end of my second grade school year, … Continue reading

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New Novel, The Yuletide Caper

A Bit of Its Back-Story By Jeff Salter As I was responding to several questions posed by the TouchPoint Press publicity department recently, I had occasion to reflect on the origins of my new Christmas novel, “The Yuletide Caper.” Why … Continue reading

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Burden or Opportunity?

What Will Become of My Un-published / Un-finished Stories and Poems By Jeff Salter Topic: Most of us (writers) will depart this earth with several unfinished manuscripts. Have you ever thought of what might become of them? Will someone in … Continue reading

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Return of Guest Fox, Lynn Shurr

Have a look at her recent novel, Lady Flora’s Rescue By Jeff Salter When I arm-twisted Lynn Shurr into being my Guest Fox on this Hound Day, I had forgotten she was here at 4F1H just over five years ago. … Continue reading

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No Guilt At All

What Exactly Are Guilty Pleasures? By Jeff Salter It’s taken me a while to get a handle on this week’s topic — guilty pleasures. I’m not sure what I previously thought it meant, but I suppose I considered a guilty … Continue reading

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My First Ghost Novel

[from a few years ago] An Excerpt for Halloween By Jeff Salter Chapter One             “Aren’t you the new teacher who lives in the spooky old downtown hotel?” asked the female voice behind Levi Muir. Lurching into the flimsy cart … Continue reading

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Films That Make Me Feel Good

These Are A Few of My Favorites By Jeff Salter This week’s topic is feel-good movies… and, as usual, I cannot decide among many. As I pondered this subject, I realized there were a few categories of films that give … Continue reading

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Gotta Love that Sherlock Legacy

Whether it’s the Great Detective himself… or a descendant By Jeff Salter Did I say “descendant”… of the confirmed bachelor, Holmes? Well, read on. I’m reviewing a book for Hound Day this week… and I selected a terrific one. I’ve … Continue reading

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