Tag Archives: Bill Bryson

Authors Who Write Like I Do

— or… To Which Other Author Does My Writing Compare? By Jeff Salter This week’s topic: If a prospective publisher asked you to compare your work to that of one or two well-known authors, whom would you choose? Well, this … Continue reading

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Books introduced to me by a child or grandchild

Only one that I can recall… but it’s a doozy By Jeff Salter When I first saw this topic, I drew a total blank. As best I can remember, as my kids were growing up, it was me and my … Continue reading

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Serendipity Took Me There

Or… I Started the Bear Book Only Because I’d Forgotten to Bring Anything to Read By Jeff Salter This week, we’re blogging about unusual ways we found books or authors and I have a great example of each. One was … Continue reading

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Stuck in a minivan, and I’m not allowed to drive By Jeff Salter First of all, I can’t believe this was my topic. What was I thinking? Secondly, I really hate traveling when I can’t drive — there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Help, my books have taken over the house

…So I need to add on a room! By Jeff Salter It’s New Year’s Eve so I really feel I should say at least something about the year that ends tonight and the one which begins after midnight. But that’s … Continue reading

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Most Influential Books … Which Shaped Me As a Writer

 An Inspirational Series, a Famous Hometown Author, and a Writer Who Made me Laugh                     By Jeff Salter             Wow.  So many possibilities.  No way I can limit this to a single title.  So I’ll talk about a series and … Continue reading

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