On being social – a quick update of sorts

As some of you will know, I’ve been sharing my work in progress for the last few weeks, courtesy of a blog hop entitled WIPpet Wednesday – organised by K. L. Schwengel. From the 6 October, I will also be taking part in a Round of Words in 80 Days (ROW80), and sharing my goals … Continue reading On being social – a quick update of sorts

Authors' Best Friend Is… Ape!

I had to reblog this, not only because Chris is awesome (or as the other Chris suggested ‘apesome’), but it just epitomises the wonderful and supportive community we belong to. In short, my friends – I’m glad you have my back 🙂

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If man’s best friend is… dog,

Then authors’ best friend is… ape.

The Story Reading Ape, that is.

Chris, the Story Reading Ape, is an avid supporter of authors:

  • Frequently supporting authors with guest blogs and promotions.
  • Housing helpful resources for authors on his blog.
  • Posting words of wisdom for authors.
  • Supporting authors with reblogs.

The Story Reading Ape’s blog is very author-centric (and therefore quite reader-centric).

Check out the resources on the Story Reading Ape’s blog:

http://thestoryreadingapeblog.com

Once there, click Authors Resources Central. Check out:

  • Author Promotion
  • Guest Author
  • Information about CreateSpace, Kindle, and Smashwords
  • Proofreaders
  • Professional Editors
  • and more

Chris, the Story Reading Ape, had no idea that I was writing this post. He is just so generous in his support of authors, I thought we should do something nice in return. 🙂

Don’t get the two Chris’s mixed up. I’m Chris McMullen, not to be confused with…

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Meet Guest Author Tina Frisco

Meet Tina, everyone 🙂

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Greetings everyone! I appreciate this wonderful opportunity to share a little of myself and my work. Thanks so much, Chris.

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I was born in… Don’t you just hate the way most bios start? I’d rather sing you a song or read you an excerpt from my book. As children, my sister and I would compose little ditties that we’d sing to our parents. They loved this. Their laughter and applause encouraged me to continue writing and singing. This was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, home of the Steelers. My parents gave me my first guitar when I was 14. This launched my passion for music and songwriting, and I’ve performed in many local venues over the years.

My compassion for the suffering induced me to choose nursing as a career, and I moved to New York to attend school. While there, I worked in med-surg and on an adolescent psychiatric unit. The…

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