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The Shadow Knows

By Jeff Salter This week, we’re all about Ground Hog Day. But since today is already three days past GH Day, I’m shifting the focus from the shadowy activities of that prognosticating rodent… to the larger matter — when will … Continue reading

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Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

Topic of the week: Have you ever read books because of the movies based on them? How did they measure up? Preparing for this week’s post, I was really worried. As I’d mentioned, I don’t watch many movies, so I … Continue reading

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They Captured My Childhood Imagination

Characters and books I enjoyed as a child By Jeff Salter This week, we revisit characters and books which captured our imaginations when we were kids. I had many characters I adored — some real people and some fictional. It … Continue reading

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Embarrassing moments

I inadvertently posted my experience about being mistaken for someone else in my reply to Jeff’s post, so, today I’m going to repeat what I said. 🙂 It’s car show season and while we were at one today, a man … Continue reading

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Tell us about your Book Day

Time to shine everyone 4F1H has a free week this week, a perfect opportunity to help out my friends. The blog is open today for everyone to post a purchase link to a- the book you’re currently reading – or … Continue reading

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Phone Home …

This is this week’s question: Would you want to travel into outer space? Why or why not? Any particular planet or destination? Initial answer – no way! But I can’t just say no, otherwise today’s post would be boring. Why … Continue reading

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Books Galore – And your chance to promote!

One of the topics over the last few weeks amongst author friends was “book promotion”. The how and the where, and of course the most effective one. It’s a struggle all authors, or for that matter, all businesses have to … Continue reading

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Star Trek

                                                      Capt. Kirk: You’d make a splendid computer, Mr. Spock.                                                       Spock: [taken aback] That is very kind of you, Captain! ~ Return of the Archons ~~~~~  Kirk: My friend is obviously Chinese. I see you’ve noticed the ears. They’re … … Continue reading

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Air Flights

“The Guide says there is an art to flying”, said Ford, “or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” ― Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything It’s taken me … Continue reading

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Easy Reader

We’re talking e-readers this week, any and all kinds. I have to admit when I was young and saw the people on Star Trek with access to entire libraries on small, flat devices, I thought it was purely science fiction, … Continue reading

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