Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Author! Author! Reader! Reader!

The Monday Fox asked:How many people read your books before you submit them?What kind of feedback do you ask for? My answer? Not enough of the right people get to see my books.I have had few friends and family interested … Continue reading

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Gotta Have Those Perceptive Beta Readers

Without Them, Your View May Be Too Limited By Jeff Salter Topic: How many people read your books before you submit them? What kind of feedback do you ask for? Our Monday Fox said it “takes a village” to get … Continue reading

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Motivation

“How many people read your books before you submit them? What kind of feedback do you ask for?” I’m one of those people who can’t ever be satisfied with their work. I can agonize for what seems like forever over … Continue reading

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Leaf By Niggle

I thought that I had exhausted all of the Tolkien available, but while perusing audiobooks a short time ago  I ran across this story and it hit straight to my heart. It struck me so much that although I have … Continue reading

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More Chaos from John Babb

Unleashing Chaos: A Last Brigade Prequel (The Collapse Book 2)By John BabbDingbat Publishing Reviewed by Jeff Salter Introduction: Since it was scarcely five months ago that I got around to reviewing the first of these two novels, you may be … Continue reading

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Book Review: When Destiny Calls by Tricia McGill

Blurb: Whisked by some unseen force from the Covid-19 ridden world of 2020 in Australia, to an equally horrific time in the past, carer Chloe Simpson finds herself in North London during the Blitz of 1940. Could be that Chloe … Continue reading

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Legacy

The Hound posed this week’s question: If you could be remembered (as an author) for only ONE of your books… which book would you choose. Why that one? I have not pushed to have my manuscripts published, (I know, I … Continue reading

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Which One Stands Out?

If you could be remembered (as an author) for only ONE of your books… which book would you choose? Why that one?” Okay, I have several possibilities here. I could pick Rest Thy Head. According to the reviews and reader … Continue reading

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Just One Book

If I could only be remembered as an author for one of my books which one would I want to be remembered for? It would be wonderful if an author could be remembered for all of their works but it … Continue reading

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Civil War Medicine

Ten years ago I did a series of posts on my blog about the Civil War. I came across them in a folder while I was looking for something else. I decided to share them with you. This one is … Continue reading

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