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Footnote and Endnote Mania … Do You or Don’t You in Writing?

Footnote and Endnote Mania … Do You or Don’t You in Writing?

In Your Writing, Do You Use Footnotes, Endnotes or No Notes?
Footnotes and endnotes are used in printed documents to explain, comment on, or provide references for text in a document. You might use footnotes for detailed comments and endnotes for citation of sources. The Reference tab in your Word document will be your source for both Footnotes and Endnotes. You also will have the ability to ID what type of numbering format you want.

 
I repeatedly …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips March 18, 2016

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips March 18, 2016

If you are participating in a video conferencing … here are 7 fast tips for you

 
1.       Don’t eat … they may not smell your liverwurst sandwich, but your participant’s can hearing you chewing, sipping and see you.
2.       Don’t be late … period. And if you are, come on quietly—participants don’t need to hear that the dog got out or you had a call that went over. The host will know you re there and participate …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 17, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  March 17, 2016

Today
Author U -Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. Today she will focus on Self-Publishing Snafus and how to fix them—it will be another fast hour.   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 to do the clock crunching for your ...

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Turning the Author’s Table

Turning the Author’s Table

Every few weeks, hubby John and I get together with another couple—it’s our dinner and a movie night. Sometimes it’s a movie; others, it’s a TV series. Last week, we dove into Netflix’s House of Cards fourth season with Kevin Spacey and Robin Penn. I’m a fan from the get-go and was mesmerized by the BBC series that surfaced in 1990 that starred Ian Richardson. As I watched the first five episodes, I viewed scenes …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
 
1. Feedly.com is HOT for authors. It’s a great source to tap into to gather up all the news and content and any topic or person you want to follow (i.e. their blogs or other feeds)–when you are tracking your competitors and top influencers, Feedly does it for you and you just have one spot to go to.
 
 
2. OMG! YouTube has 72 hours of video uploaded every minute of every day of every hour. Have you …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 10, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  March 10, 2016

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. Today her guest is  Amy Collins—lots during the hour including How to Sell Your Book in 20 Minutes a Day … Is it possible to sell your book to bookstores, libraries, airport stores and online in less than three hours a week?  Yup! Tune in—it will be another fast …

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Why Goal Setting for Your Book is the NEW Black!

Why Goal Setting for Your Book is the NEW Black!

What better time than the first quarter of the year to get out the author and book crystal ball, shake it up, and gaze into it. What worked last year? What didn’t? If you have the magic wand, what would you like this year to do for you … for your book?

 
Whatever it is … you need a plan. For You. Your Book. Your Publishing.
No author plans to fail; what they do is fail to …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips March 04

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips March 04

Protect Your Work from Book Pirates!
Yikes-a-roo … How would like to being doing a random Google or Bing search with your name and book title … and WHOOPS … a “free download” pops up? A download you never authorized or know nothing about. Aargh!
You need help … your book has been pirated. Here are two sources to know about. First of all, you want to listen to the podcast dated 2-25-2016—it’s all about Book Piracy. …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 03, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  March 03, 2016

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. Today her guest is Debbie Drum, a master at showing and teaching others how to gather reviews —it will be another fast hour.   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 to …

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Self-Published Authors Beware: Will Your Book Be Hit with an Amazon Slapdown?

Self-Published Authors Beware: Will Your Book Be Hit with an Amazon Slapdown?

Oh-Oh … Avoid the Amazon Warning and Possible Slap Down for a Crappy Book
Amazon has been the self and indie publisher’s best friend. If you’ve got a book, Amazon will be a primary portal to sell it. Amazon also sells 70 percent of eBooks. Because of the ease of getting on Amazon, there are plenty of crappy books available. In January of 2016, Amazon announced that it will slap Warning labels on poorly edited books …

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