Harassment in Business – ONGOING


We've all been bullied at one stage or another. Narcissism is part of the world today, though it doesn't mean we have to live with it. I, for one, am over the stupidity of some people and what they think they can do to you and or your business. Let me tell you a story … Continue reading Harassment in Business – ONGOING

Post-Pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors @markcoker #smashwords — How To Ebook


Smashwordsby (Mark Coker) The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching consequences for the business of publishing. In this post, I’ll brush off my imaginary crystal ball – usually reserved for my annual end-of-year predictions – and speculate on the impact COVID-19 will have on the post-pandemic publishing prospects for indie authors in the months and years […] … Continue reading Post-Pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors @markcoker #smashwords — How To Ebook

This Brand New Self-Publishing Guide is Free – by David Gaughran… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog


The new edition of Let’s Get Digital is here and it costs nothing – anyone can download this free self-publishing guide from the retailer of their choice, whether they purchased previous editions or not; it’s freely available to everyone. Continue reading HERE via This Brand New Self-Publishing Guide is Free – by David Gaughran… — Chris … Continue reading This Brand New Self-Publishing Guide is Free – by David Gaughran… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

My first LGBT Hater?


Still trying to sort this out. It happened in another group to…so even If we have an LGBT Hater…and have been reported…It may be FB messing about.

Claire Plaisted - Author

I’m not sure whether to be shocked, annoyed or angry.
I’m probably a mixture. 

Today I shared a post of me up and coming release on FB in a group I’ve been a member of since 2015. I’ve posted all sorts over the years. After all, I’m a multi-genre author. I write what the muse says.

This new release is the first in a collection of Novella’s called ‘FOREVER MINE’ It follows the journey of various couples. How they met! How they fell in love! Why they are hiding! Even a bit about who they are hiding from. It is true love. 

Here in New Zealand…just so you know.  Any human can marry any other human, your gender is irrelevant these days. LOVE IS LOVE…after all God made us all and loves us all.

One of the FB groups I posted to, I have been a member for…

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Editing Your Novel Q&A – by K.M. Weiland..


Q & A for Editing

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Helping Writers become Authors:

Editing your novel can bring a host of its own challenges, concerns, and questions. Many of those questions are ultimately the same questions you ask when writing: How to properly structure a story? How to create a strong character arc? How to write a sentence that makes sense?

But some of those questions are unique to the editing process, including questions such as: How do you stay motivated while editing (when you’d really rather be writing)? How do you know when to edit and/or how much? How do you know when to trust what your beta readers and editors tell you?

All of these questions, and more, are among those you’ve been emailing me over the years. Today, I decided to share some of the most pertinent questions, along with my thoughts on their answers.

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