Category Archives: Secondary Characters

Guest: Author Elise Sax

I decided to look through my Kindle content to find a writer to interview, and found a fair number of books, but touching on a few pages here and there, nothing impressed me until I hit Elise Sax’s “An Affair … Continue reading

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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[or poetry] would become famous enough that I’d have a literary biographer go through my material – published and unpublished – and … Continue reading

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When You’re NOT the Star

Supporting Players in Fiction By Jeff Salter Let me start with a few comments about “unsung” characters in movies and popular fiction… before I discuss a few of my own characters who fit that description. As some of you (who’ve … Continue reading

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Do You Know Bob and Mary Sue?

On these, our “Free Weeks”, more often than not, I like to stay on writing. In doing so, I’d like to formally introduce you to two people whom I had seen and heard, but until recently, I didn’t know their … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Felicia Guillot Rogers

Today I welcome author Felicia Guillot Rogers, an author who is also in publishing with Clean Reads, (formerly Astraea Press). Felicia and I have many mutual friends, including some of my fellow bloggers here. I find Felicia’s many series novels … Continue reading

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NaNo? No, No

The question of the week is: Did we engage in the National Novel Writing Month, (usually called “NaNo” or “NaNoWriMo”), which is a 50,000 word novel-writing challenge. Um…no… ARE YOU KIDDING? My first thought is, “Who the heck thought that … Continue reading

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Unseen Characters

This week the Four Foxes and the Hound are discussing their secondary characters….that leaves me a little sort this time. Most of my published work has been non-fiction and poetry. My only real award came for song lyrics. However, I … Continue reading

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