Category Archives: childhood

Exhilaration, Validation, and then Let-Down

How I’ve Felt After Publications By Jeff Salter This week, we’re talking about how we’ve felt after our first few bylines or publications. I need to preface all this by clarifying that as long as I can remember, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Pet Crow of the Williams Boys

Our Pet Crow [A true story of the Williams boys in Somerset] As remembered by Paul H. Williams Put to paper by Jeffrey L. Salter April 2009 [NOTE: Halleck and Jesse Fisher Williams had seven children, including four boys. The … Continue reading

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I Want to Hold Your Hand

This week we are sharing a family picture that tells a story. I proposed this topic a long time ago and frankly, I don’t remember if this is the picture that I had in mind. It has been an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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Key Moments in History

And I Wish I Could’ve Been There By Jeff Salter This week we’re blogging about key events in American History which we wish we could have witnessed. I assume – based on the standard rules of “alternate history” – that … Continue reading

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Guest Author Scott Collins

Today my guest is author Scott Collins. Scott and I met on Facebook through mutual friends when he asked how we find books. He also hoped to find other avenues of exposure, so I gladly offered to have him visit … Continue reading

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Might Not Be My Theme Song

But Maybe It Ought to Be My Goal [Gonna Build A Mountain] By Jeff Salter Not really sure I have a theme song for this year. I’ve spent three days this week mulling over this topic and my first thoughts … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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