Category Archives: authors

Author! Author?

Question of the week: “When did you first think of yourself as an author?” There are many avenues in writing. I can talk about when I first believed that I could write, when others thought that I could write and … Continue reading

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Yippee! I’m Finally an Author

When did you start thinking of yourself as an author? I wrote my first story when I was five. My dad had read me a Little Golden Book about Woody Woodpecker (a cartoon character from back then), and I decided … Continue reading

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Look Mom, I’m an Author!

This week, one of our foxes asked, “When did you first think of yourself as an author?” I suppose the answer depends on one’s definition of author. Is it simply someone who writes? Or is that title limited to those … Continue reading

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A Screwball Hoot from Bayou Land

My Review of Cajun Gold (by Ron Barthet) By Jeff Salter About nine weeks ago, I invited a former classmate from southeast Louisiana to be my Guest Hound… and I had a great time asking Ron Barthet all sorts of … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Lucy Naylor Kubash and Will o’ the Wisp

My guest author today is someone I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for several years. We are both members of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Romance Writers of America (RWA). Lucy Naylor Kubash is one of the hardest working people … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Jeanne Matthews

Today I am pleased to have as my guest Jeanne Matthews, best known for her Dinah Pelerin international mysteries.   Welcome, Jeanne! We have only become Facebook Friends recently yet we had met before.  Jeanne, you probably don’t remember meeting … Continue reading

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If You Think You Understand the Lusitania’s Sinking

… You may be completely wrong By Jeff Salter Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania (2016) By Erik Larson Being an avid student of history – and especially of military history – I’ve often prided myself on recognizing … Continue reading

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