Tag Archives: movies

Memento Momento

The topic this week is: Would we like to be asked to do the novelization of a movie, or why not? If so, what movie. Many movies are based on stories, novels or based on plays, but quite a few … Continue reading

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What’s in your car?

I very rarely leave things in my vehicle. My husband and I switch vehicles quite frequently and he doesn’t necessarily want or need the things that I do. Since we live in Michigan, we have ice scrapers and snow brushes. … Continue reading

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A Moving Story

The question this week is: If we had one of our stories made into a movie, who would we like to see cast and who would we want to direct? Unfortunately, that is not a very realistic question because the … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, ACTION

  When My Novels Finally Hit Hollywood By Jeff Salter No, it has not happened yet. But I’ve had several people tell me “ABCD novel would make a great movie.” I totally agree. Fact is, I can imagine any / … Continue reading

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Who would be in my dream cast?

This was a tough topic for me because I don’t tend to imagine celebrities as my characters. Sometimes after the book is done, I will run into someone and think, ‘you are the perfect Minnie.’ Several people have suggested that … Continue reading

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“There’ll Be Some Changes Made”

“If I were suddenly a bestselling author with lots of fame & royalties… how might my life and/or my typical days be different?” That is the question of the week. Well, I think I covered what I would do altruistically … Continue reading

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“Unhappy, Darling?”

This week we are discussing whether we prefer happily-ever-after, (HEA), or happy-for-now, (HFN), endings to stories. Tragic endings were not offered as an option, but all of us touched on that type of ending. [If you don’t recognized the title, … 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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Tangled in a Frozen El Dorado

Oh my goodness gracious, hallelujah, wham bang … We’re talking “Children’s movies” My inner child talking here, what a topic … and so little time. Eek. Where do I start? I’ve always loved kids’ movies. Always watched them and even … Continue reading

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Play On Words

Or words on a play. There was some confusion about the topic for this week, if, indeed, there was one. It seems to be a “Free” week and three of the five of us that post here have new books … Continue reading

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