Category Archives: Lists

Commonalities in My Stories

Do Certain Characteristics Recur in My Fiction? By Jeff Salter I’ve occasionally day-dreamed that one day my fiction [or poetry] would become famous enough that I’d have a literary biographer go through my material – published and unpublished – and … Continue reading

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Leading Questions

What three questions would we ask a famous historical figure? ONE historical figure? I not only simply enjoy history, I married a history major, so historical figures are discussed a great deal in our house. This is a really difficult … Continue reading

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From Captain Kangaroo to Stephen King

The question of the week is: Which celebrity do you wish would hold up one of your published books on a national stage (or TV) and say, “Hey, everybody should read this!”? I am not someone who is in awe … Continue reading

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This week we are asked to describe our dream house. When I was a kid, I actually drew plans for my dream house. As I recall, it consisted of a lot of bedrooms and bathrooms,(I never had my own room … Continue reading

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TBR #11: Yearly Goal Almost Met!

As authors, we spend a lot of time thinking about the stories we want to tell. But it’s important to read the words that others write. Each year I set a reading goal on Goodreads, and this year I vowed … Continue reading

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TBR List, Part Two

It’s another free week. I don’t have anything pressing to report, other than my disturbing discovery that the super-healthy salad I fixed for myself Friday night was part of a batch identified as possibly contaminated, and linked to a recent … Continue reading

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Real Problems For Me

Free week. I had guests lined up for months in advance and now I find myself running on empty. So in keeping with the literary idea of the bog, I will discuss the Adult Summer Reading Program at my local … Continue reading

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