Wednesday, December 21, 2022 If this sounds familiar, then you’re right. I’m posting a rerun. This story is from 2019 and it’s in my Pip-verse. It’s a collaboration with Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape! How could I resist sharing it again? Over the years, we’ve done several short stories for the Pip-verse, adding Chris’ creation, … More Collaboration with the Story Reading Ape — Pip & Artie in Outer Space
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Sheiks and Shebas, welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays. Today I have an all new story for you, from the Pip-verse. It’s a new collaboration with Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape! Chris is really busy with huge personal projects right now, so double thanks to him for working on this … More Pip & Artie in Outer Space
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 It’s still May and #GetCaughtReading Month! Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape, and I got together to support this initiative that promotes the fun of reading for all ages. I meant our short story last week to be a single episode. However, with an ongoing (and itchy) allergy problem distracting me, I’m having trouble getting … More Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Epilogue
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 May is #GetCaughtReading Month! Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape himself, and I are together again to support this initiative that promotes the fun of reading for all ages. Chris and I have collaborated on several short stories that include his character, a genius ape named Artie and my first flapper, Pip. It all started … More Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Aghast at a Ghost
Saturday, August 4, 2018 What a relief to be in my sanctuary. Sit down and relax relax with me. Last time, I voiced my dislike of acronyms. It inspired our marvelous Story Reading Ape to be a bit of a prankster. He spontaneously created a slue of acronyms as he wrote a story (yes, he … More The Atonement Glowing Pigs and Artie the Genius Chimp
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Hello, everyone! I’m back for more Get Caught Reading Month festivities. Chris Graham – the Story Reading Ape and I collaborated for a mini-series in honor of this event. But first… You caught me reading another great book. This week, you’ve caught me reading one of my favorites by Sally Georgina Cronin — Just an Odd … More Artie Meets the Alchemist Conclusion — #GetCaughtReading 2018
Sunday, May 6, 2018 Hello, one and all! It’s Get Caught Reading Month. I couldn’t resist making a video for the mini-series Chris Graham – the Story Reading Ape and I are doing in honor of this event. Please click here for episode-1 of Artie Meets the Alchemist*. Video trailer follows. Learn how to win a free Kindle … More Artie Meets the Alchemist Video! — #GetCaughtReading 2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018 Hello, everyone! It’s Get Caught Reading Month. Chris Graham – the Story Reading Ape and I are together again for a mini-series in honor of this event. There’s also a free Kindle book to be had — read on to learn about that. But first… Every week, you’ll catch me reading a different book. … More Artie Meets the Alchemist 1 — #GetCaughtReading 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018 It’s not really St. Patrick’s Day as I write this, but it is my writing day for Thistledown. However, I’m not up to continuing the story today, so I’m taking it easy on myself to some extent. Hopefully I can do some more editing for Atonement in Bloom. Here’s a snippet from Atonement … More Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
Welcome everyone. I’m visiting our wonderful Story Reading Ape. I’m there to encourage you to thrive. However, I’m on the run from one campus to another at work today, and it will be hard to keep up. So please leave comments at Chris’ blog here. And please be patient with me. Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing Did … More Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The New Year’s celebration is finally wrapping up, here at Jazz Age Wednesdays. Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape! collaborated on a story with me that started here. I couldn’t resist keeping the tale going for a few episodes. However, today I present my conclusion. Part-1 (here) began with Chris’ character, Artie … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 19 ― Pip & Artie Meet Again – Part 3
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 I’m still celebrating New Year’s here at Jazz Age Wednesdays. You see, the pos-i-lutely darb, Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape! collaborated on a story with me. Chris started the tale in which my character Pip, and his character Artie get together. Sharing ideas with “the Ape” was such fun that I … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 18 ― Pip & Artie Meet Again – Part 2
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Happy New Year to you from Teagan’s Books and Jazz Age Wednesdays! Yesterday I was crowing when I saw Teri Polen’s review of Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients 1 (see it here.) What a keen way to start the year! With these Roaring Twenties posts, we’ll be putting on the … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 17 ― Pip & Artie Meet Again – Part 1
Hello all. It’s time for my once-a-month guest post at the tree-house of the Story Reading Ape, aka Chris Graham. On Thursdays I make a special point of helping people thrive, and that’s why I’ve gone to visit the Ape. (Please swing by and say hello — click here — because I had to disable comments here today, with … More Thriving Thursdays: Some will never find it. Will You?
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Hello everyone. Welcome to another Thriving Thursday. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene here with a guest post for Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape. Click over to the “tree-house” and say hello — I’ve disabled comments here. Thriving Thursdays: Busy? Maybe That’s a Good Thing Too busy to be discouraged — but not too busy to thrive! Here … More Thriving Thursdays: Busy? Maybe That’s a Good Thing
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Welcome to October at Jazz Age Wednesday. I’ve been so busy, I forgot today was Wednesday! However, I’m here now, with something new for the Pip-verse and I’ve gotten all Halloween-ish! Writing Process I was honored when Chris Graham*, the Story Reading Ape himself, agreed to do a short story for one of my … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 5 — Pip in the Corn Maze
Thriving Thursdays: What’s More Important than Knowledge? Hello all. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene. Huge thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape, for hosting me. I welcome you to another Thriving Thursday at the tree-house. I hope you’ll click over and visit us there. (I’ve closed comments here.) So, what’s more important than knowledge? Maybe you think … More Thriving Thursdays: What’s More Important than Knowledge?
Thriving Thursdays: Thrive or Success? Posted at The Story Reading Ape. I’ve disabled comments here, so I hope you’ll visit Chris and me at the tree-house. Hello down there! It’s me, Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene. Yes, I’m up in the tree-house again. Thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape for hosting me for another Thriving Thursday. You don’t necessarily … More Thriving Thursdays: Thrive or Success?
Welcome to another Thriving Thursday, everyone. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene here with a guest post for the Story Reading Ape. Since Chris Graham is my host for these monthly posts, I have disabled comments here. Please click over and say hello to the awesome Ape (click here). Thriving Thursdays: It Could Be Raining It’s hard to thrive when … More Thriving Thursdays: It Could Be Raining
Image courtesy of Chris Graham Welcome, one and all — to this re-run of last year’s Get Caught Reading mini-series. Without further ado, here’s the conclusion! *** It’s been fun participating in Get Caught Reading Month. I hope my zany and bizarre story encouraged people of all ages to read. Last week my real-world schedule … More Get Caught Reading — The Sign of the Ape 4 (2016 Rerun Conclusion)
Hello everyone, I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene, taking a moment to lift you up, to help you thrive. What better place for me to do that than from the marvelous tree-house of the Story Reading Ape? Thriving Thursdays: We Rise Sometimes I feel de-motivated, denied, discounted, discombobulated, or any other de or dis that nobody enjoys. However, there is one … More Thriving Thursdays: We Rise
#GetCaughtReadingMonth Hello everyone. As you may have noticed I’m rerunning last year’s mini-series. It’s about the escapades of our intrepid band of bloggers and their pets. That was how I participated in Get Caught Reading Month. After May I’ll get back to my usual posting schedule. This when I’m not working at my “real” job, … More Get Caught Reading — The Sign of the Ape 2 (2016 Rerun)
Gotcha! Caught you blog reading. It’s Get Caught Reading Month — a nationwide campaign to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read. Last year I did a zany series where an intrepid band of bloggers (and their pets!) tried to catch the illustrious Story Reading Ape in the act of reading. … More Time Travel Esc-Ape
Thriving Thursdays: What Scares You? Thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape once again for inviting me to be a guest at the tree-house. This post is already live there, but I want to re-share it here too. (Click here.) Of course every day I wish for you to thrive. However, Thursday is the day … More Thriving Thursdays: What Scares You?
To read “What if I Fall -1” just click here. Welcome back. I’m playing catch-up again, re-posting some of the Thriving Thursdays mini-posts that The Story Reading Ape has so generously allowed me to do from his tree-house. Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 2 What if I fall? What if someone laughs? What if it’s … More Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 2
If you have already seen this post, forgive me. It is one of a series of monthly guest spots I’ve been doing at The Story Reading Ape’s blog. I’m adding it here to my Motivational section. Since it’s “been done” be sure to pay a visit to the Ape. Just click here. Thriving Thursdays: The Value of … More Thriving Thursdays: The Value of Nonsense
My heartfelt thanks to Chris Graham, the one and only Story Reading Ape, for hosting me at his terrific blog on the third Thursday of each month. In order to build my “Motivational” section, I’m posting it this way (rather than the standard re-blog). However, please visit the Ape to leave a comment at the … More Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 1
I give my heartfelt thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape for hosting me at his tree-house every third Thursday of the month for these Thriving Thursday posts. Kindly click on the link below to leave your comments at his blog. Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking – Guest Post… Thriving Thursdays Garbage Thinking You’re getting ready for … More Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking
Hello everyone. The Four Naughty Chimps are back and it’s time to get jiggy! None other than the one and only Chris Graham, better known to you as The Story Reading Ape, is here today. And I’ve decided to throw him a party. Woot! Chris/Ape is such a multi-talented individual, making book cover designs and promo trailers. Not … More 3-D: A Party for the Story Reading Ape
First an Update — My Writing Process I began drafting Atonement in Bloom about a year ago (as I’ve already whined). Last week I saw that a long “magical” interlude right after the opening needed to happen later in the story. You’d think that would be a simple matter… However, delaying that part of the plot actually caused … More 79 Words & Duct Tape — Features from Atonement, TN
Crowing Pains No, this is not the weekend, and you haven’t missed the steam locomotive to the Victorian Era — I’m here with a mid-week post! Many of you have heard me say how difficult it is for me to cope with the indie author necessity of shameless self-promotion. I’m going to start calling that crowing … More Crowing Pains
Originally posted at Chris The Story Reading Ape‘s Blog. Many thanks to Chris Graham (aka The Story Reading Ape) for hosting me at his amazing Author Promotions Enterprise blog. “The Ape” generously promotes authors on his blog, and he offers excellent resources for our use. However, he’s also a gifted cover artist. Be sure to take a … More Writing from an Unexpected Point of View