Topic: Author U

Make a $1,000,000 from Your Book – Learn How at the Author U Extravaganza!

Make a $1,000,000 from Your Book – Learn How at the Author U Extravaganza!

Oh my …  10 days to go and counting to the Author U Extravaganza … tic, tic, tic. Do you have two minutes? Here’s what’s happening in 10 days for authors … 

How would you like to make a living with your words … as in full time? You can!
 
Why come to the Author U Extravaganza? … let Judith Briles, multi-award winning
author, The Book Shepherd and closing speaker at the Extravaganza on “creating/making
a $1,000,000 speech on your book” tell …

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What’s New at the Author U Extravaganza – Pitching YOU and YOUR Book!

What’s New at the Author U Extravaganza – Pitching YOU and YOUR Book!

Oh my … 11 days and counting to the Author U Extravaganza … tic, tic, tic.Do you have two minutes? Here’s what’s happening in two weeks for authors … 

Just how good are you at pitching YOU and YOUR BOOK? If you are like the great majority of authors, not so hot.
 
 
Well, you will be after spending an hour with Mary Jo Fay … Creating Your 30 Second Elevator Pitch for Your Book is exactly what …

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What’s Happening at the Author U Extravaganza – it’s a Blog Fest!

What’s Happening at the Author U Extravaganza – it’s a Blog Fest!

 
What’s Hot at the Author U Extravaganza? Blogging is HOT, HOT, HOT!
What author wouldn’t want to spend three amazing days with Joan Stewart, the Publicity Hound? Joan has two high-content  sessions slated at the Extravaganza. You’ll know more about the insider down and dirty tricks to rock and rollin’ with blogging than you even imagined.
Tammy Bleck is going to reveal to the Eaglets on Thursday tips on how to monetize your blog that few think …

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Author U Welcomes USA Book News as Extravaganza Sponsor!

Author U Welcomes USA Book News as Extravaganza Sponsor!

Online Media Company, USA Book News, to Sponsor AuthorU Extravaganza in Denver Colorado, May 1-3. The AuthorU Extravaganza will include seminars and workshops on a wide variety of topics that are critical to the success of emerging authors and writers, as well as established authors seeking guidance through the changing world of contemporary book publishing.
The online media company, USA Book News, located in Los Angeles, California has become a sponsor for the three day, annual …

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Authoring is a Business … “Get It” for Your #Book #Success!

Authoring is a Business … “Get It” for Your #Book #Success!

As an author, do you think of yourself as just the author? And wear only the author hat … most likely, you would rather be writing.
Or, do you think of yourself as an author … and a business owner—the business owner of all things authoring? Or, if appropriate, as the business owner of a small publishing company? Meaning that once your book is written, and in production, you put your author hat down and …

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New Author U Website Debuts this Week!

New Author U Website Debuts this Week!

Watch for it to roll out … spend time exploring the AuthorU.org website. New features. Critical category to look at is “Events” each month–a grey tab on the dashline will be there AND a nifty new icon on the center Home page that you click on that opens up all events in a poster type format–Attend an Event.

On the Home page, you will see  Attend an Event (items on our calendar with full descriptions and …

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Top Twitter Tweets for Week of July 25th

Top Twitter Tweets for Week of July 25th

It’s National Culinarians Day …  if you like to cook, this is your day. Create a new recipe whip up a favorite.  is a special day for anyone who cooks.
DON’T Forget to sign up for the AU Member BBQ August 3rd
 
Book Awards … to get special Author U discount through July—here’s $20 USA Book News Awards—you must enter this month for Awards announced in November.
http://www.usabooknews.com/2013usabestbookawards.html (Special through
7-31-2013: 4-month book listing on USABookNews.com for every entry)
 
http://www.internationalbookawards.com/ …

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Book Marketing Myth #2: Publicity Sells Tons of Books

Book Marketing Myth #2: Publicity Sells Tons of Books

Getting on a Major TV Show will Sell Tons of Books and a Publicist will Get Me On for Sure!

If I have heard it once, I have heard it over a thousand times. “I don’t want to market my books … I just want to write.”
I get it … many authors would rather just be writing. After all, the blood and guts, heart and soul are already in the book. What else could anyone …

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Publishing Predator Update … Hello Author Solutions … Hello Class Action Lawsuit

Publishing Predator Update … Hello Author Solutions … Hello Class Action Lawsuit

The favorite sound of every publishing predator is: Cha-king … Cha-king … Cha-king

Author Solutions tentacles are massive. AuthorHouse is its flagship brand. Then there is Xlibris and iUniverse and Trafford Publishing and Booktango and Palibrio and those expanding “strategic partnerships” with Balboa Press (Hay House) | Archway Publishing (Simon and Schuster) | WestBow Press (Thomas Nelson)| Abbott Press (Writers Digest) | Inspiring Voices (Guideposts) | LifeRich Publishing (Readers Digest) … stealthful relationships that most authors …

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