Topic: Books

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 07

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 07

It’s Thursday at 

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety for common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is Victoria Sutherland, the CEO of ForeWord Reviews, the #1 reviewer of independent publishers. Last week, Judith and D’vorah Lansky deep-dove into creating a Virtual Book Tour—you don’t want to miss this one! It’s up on the In the Air section on the AuthorU.org site. Tune in at 6 Eastern, …

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The Amazing Power of Books in Your Presence

The Amazing Power of Books in Your Presence

When Amazon’s eBook sales, a la Kindle, exceeded its print book sales that we authors and publishers love so well, the “book sky is falling” dooms-dayers and sayers came out of the woodwork.

~ Books have power! ~
The University of Tennessee has been exploring students’ test scores for the past three years. Research led by Richard Allington has found that students who brought “real” books home had significantly higher reading scores than those who didn’t. …

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Meet Publishing’s T-Rex …Publishing Predators Put You and Your Book at Risk

Meet Publishing’s T-Rex …Publishing Predators Put You and Your Book at Risk

What a tangled web they weave … the Publishing Predators are breeding, casting out their nets for naive authors-to-be, those who are looking for a book publishing bargain and don’t realize that they will end up in a boiler plate up sales operation; promising bestseller status and so much more.
It’s author beware, author beware, author beware.
Over the past three years, I’ve worked with several private clients and fielded numerous phone calls/emails from authors who …

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Take a short media-training course at the Author U Extravaganza

Take a short media-training course at the Author U Extravaganza

Have you wondered why celebrities being interviewed on television can look so calm when millions of people are watching them?  And have you ever wondered if you could do that?
At the Extravaganza you will learn how to perform on national television and radio while appearing calm and collected.

The key to any good performance is preparation. Just as actors do, media guests need to know what they are going to say during all their performances …

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Do You Want Author and Book Success?

Do You Want Author and Book Success?

January is the month for planning and reflection. What worked last year, what didn’t? What do you, the author, what to accomplish this year? What will work … and what do you think won’t (meaning you avoid like the plague)? Is your book just birthing … and is it a little tired?
Is author and book success in your plan?

If you do, there are 4 things you want to do:
1  Pay attention to our radio show.  …

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Ten 10 Twitter Tweets for November 8

Ten 10 Twitter Tweets for November 8

Hold the salt, are you dangerous or daring in the kitchen — it’s National Cook Something Bold Day … what can you stir up?

 
 
Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week —

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Success & Resources
7 Distraction-Free Writing Environments for Authors http://t.co/whCuVclJ
Ten ways to save the publishing industry-like the sixth one! …

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Ten 10 Twitter Tweets for October 18

Ten 10 Twitter Tweets for October 18

oooh, today is National No Beard Day … let’s hope so for the ladies … and trust you are lucky too!

Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on getting your books into the social media channels and finding your crowd including what’s Klout and how can you use it. 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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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week

It’s been a heart-breaking week for so many in Colorado … our thoughts and prayers to all … please remember that your amazing words make a difference … use them to spread the healing.
Below are your top Tweets of the week …
 
Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Success & Resources
Are you in charge of your workflow? Or …

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The Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week …

The Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week …

Did you know that it’s Share a Sunset with Your Lover Month? … how fabulous is that!
… definitely don’t forget to attend the Author U-Tattered Cover event on Monday evening, July 23rd …  http://authoru.org/tattered-cover.html
ALL profits go to support the fire-fighting efforts that so devastated major areas of Colorado in June and July. Come and out and let your educational/investment in your book dollars count. Tell your friends!

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Book Acknowledgements: Who’s in Your Village? … Who Are You Going to Thank?

Book Acknowledgements: Who’s in Your Village? … Who Are You Going to Thank?

Who’s in Your Village? … Who Are You Going to Thank?
Everyone … That’s Who!

One of the last items on the book publishing “to do” list is to create the Acknowledgement Page … the Thank Yous to the team that assisted you in creating your baby. These are the people who got you here … don’t ignore them. Think in the narrative … let your readers know what your team did to get your book birthed. …

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