Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Digging Even Deeper

Plot Holes That Have Bothered Me By Jeff Salter This week’s topic was originally proposed by me so long ago that I can’t recall if I had anything in particular on my mind at that moment. If so, I’ve long … Continue reading

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Usually Not Too Bothered

“We all try to avoid plot holes in our own stories… but have you ever encountered one (or more) major plot holes in a book or movie that made you want to scream? Has it been serious enough to make … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Cheese Sandwich

When Conversations Don’t Go The Way You’d Hoped By Jeff Salter [An overheard conversation — from July 2016 — with annotations clarifying what each really meant.] His words: “I got some cheese slices. Can you show me how to make … Continue reading

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Yeah, Some of That’s Really True

Fortuna is the only romantic comedy I’ve ever written, and I did it for my grandson. He’s of an age to be fascinated by WWE style wrestling so he wanted me to write him a book about wrestling. Given the … Continue reading

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Visions and Revisions

I recently found out that one of my publishers is closing its doors. As of May 1st I will have my books back on my hands and can do what I wish with them. For the past few weeks I … Continue reading

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Honored to Accept This Invitation

To Be the Main Speaker at This [Fictional] Author Event But What On Earth Were They Thinking? By Jeff Salter LOL. If I ever found myself the “head-liner” at an author event, I’d contact the conference organizer and ask how … Continue reading

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So Hard to Do

This week we’re talking about a biography we’d use if we were a presenter at a conference. In my opinion writing a good biography is lots harder than writing a book. I remember the first time I had to write … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet.

This week we’re talking about what our bio would say if we were to be a presenter at a conference. I’m sure I would never be a presenter. I don’t speak well in public anymore. Once upon a time I … Continue reading

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Guest Hound Zeppy Cheng

Introducing His Newly-Released Book, The Lesser One By Jeff Salter Intro Imagine my surprise to learn that my new friend, Zeppy Cheng took his degree at Louisiana Tech, which is some 90 miles from where I lived and worked (Shreveport) … Continue reading

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Book Review: The House on Persimmon Road

Blurb: If Justine Hale had the time, she’d get in her car and go crazy. She owns two kids, an ex-mother-in-law, and a bankrupt mother. Money scarce, she moves her entire family into a run-down, two-hundred-year-old farmhouse. Resident ghost Lottie … Continue reading

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