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Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on all things legal for authors and writers. Judith’s guest is Steve Replin. Last week, Judith and Phillipa Burgess deep dove into the ins and outs of turning your book into a screenplay and how to connect with the whos who in Hollywood.Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and …
Several times a month, I get calls or emails from aspiring or just-ready-to-give-birth authors. Or so they think. Maybe they are ready for the book birth—but too many times, it’s a false labor, or should be. This past month, after an SOS from a book designer I work with, I literally pulled two books out of the “line” where the authors had jumped the gun and submitted theirs too soon and directly to him, bypassing …
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Today is Red Rose Day … if you could … who would you give one to?
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety of goodies that just might get the attention of Hollywood for authors and their books. Is there a screenplay for TV or a movie in you? Judith’s guest is Philippa Burgess. Last week, Judith and Julie Schoerke deep dove into publicity strategies for authors.Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 …
There are a variety of definitions of “community” including:
A group of people with common interests,
likeness, shared ideas and activities.
Author U fills them all—we are authors; we are alike (and yet very different in our topics, methodologies and strategies); we share ideas and activities.
The author’s voice—your voice—is amazing … reaching every corner of every community. To expand our community, Author U has surfaced on LinkedIn this past week. The community has expanded broadly …
With the onslaught of the “e” world … and yes, it is an onslaught; the overwhelming amount of “e” pollution has turned many off. “You’re an author … what type of an author are you? A real author … or who that just jabbers and tosses out anything and everything, without really thinking about content, much less the audience that it is meant for or who it really is?
Can you be a real author and …
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On June 1st, General Jim Hall passed away—he was one of Author U’s first members and the author of Parachuting for Gold in Old Mexico and the to be released, Korea.
For those wishing to attend services, they will be at:
Funeral Mass & Reception
Friday, June 6
Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Parish
18000 E. Arapahoe Road
Foxfield, CO 80016
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hall Family Memorial Fund, P.O. …
Is Amazon for eBooks the only game in town?
At the Extravaganza, we had two excellent sessions delivered by Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords–get the DVD so you can get all the visual nitty gritty, slides are integrated throughout it. In addition, he was featured on an edition on Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing … you can find that on our On the Air section of the website.
Click on the live links …
We think that summer is starting here in the U.S. Your writing and your book, or about-to-be-book, should be planning its next step. Your book marketing, or the steps you need to be taking should also have their own steps. Within those steps should be the inclusion of getting off and away from any of the excuse ruts you may have fallen into.
Don’t we all get stuck at some time? The list is endless …
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Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on some of the top to-dos from the recent 3-day Author U Extravagana—don’t miss it. Last week, Judith walked listeners through a step-by-step for crafting signature stories. This week it’s all about great websites and apps for your to use.Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going to have …
When you talk … are the people you want to hear you listening?
When someone asks what your book is about, you Pitch … what do you say as you Pitch them your work and words? Do you stumble a bit? Do you start and stop your response until you get it out to the listener. Is the listener still listening? Or do …