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Meg Langslow, Unlikely Romantic Heroine

This week we’re supposed to expound about a favorite romance hero/heroine. I suppose I could say that it’s the heroine of the book I’m currently reading – but that would be a cop-out. So I thought back to the female … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth … Less Writing Time!

This week one of our foxes asked a question about our writing process – specifically, whether or not we use visuals when writing. I think this is a very logical thing to do – but then, no one has ever … Continue reading

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Sharing Books & Stories

By Jeff Salter As sometimes happens, my take on this 4F1H weekly topic may veer a bit. In discussing books (and stories) I’ve shared with friends or family, I’m not taking the “share” part too literally. In other words, with … Continue reading

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Reader Interview: Advice for Romance Authors

This week’s task: find a friend or family member – or anyone we know who read something we wrote, or just reads romance in general – and interview them to see what kinds of things they want to see more … Continue reading

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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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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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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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“Ekam Eveileb”

“Children are the ones that know exactly what’s going on in the world, you know. They ‘see’ more than adults, ‘believe’ in more, are honest, and will always, ‘always’ let you know where you stand.” ― Cecelia Ahern, If You … Continue reading

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Character Cooking

No, I haven’t thrown any characters into a vat of boiling water or acid trying to turn them into superheroes.  I mean how much my characters cook in my novels.  Which is to say very little.  My characters are mostly … Continue reading

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Analyze This

                                                        … Character                                                           By Jeff Salter             Some of my favorite things to discuss are characters and poetry, so it’s logical that I’d want to combine the two — since our topic this week is a ‘free space’.  Vivid … Continue reading

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