Topic: Your Guide to Book Publishing

Don’t Wait til Next Year … Set Book and Author Goals Now!

Don’t Wait til Next Year … Set Book and Author Goals Now!

Most authors wait until the new year to think about goals for books and themselves.

Don’t.  Get out your crystal ball, shake it up, and gaze into it. What worked this past year? What didn’t? If you have the magic wand, what would you like NEXT year to do for you … for your book? Whatever it is … you need a plan.
No author plans to fail; what they do is fail to plan.      
                                              -Snappy Sassy Salty                                                  
When …

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Author Alert: Is Your ISBN Legit or Fake?

Author Alert: Is Your ISBN Legit or Fake?

Such a deal … buy your ISBN for only ten bucks … who wants to pay $125? The real questions to ask: Are they legit ISBNs? Or, are they knockoffs? Or, are they a re-sale? And if they are a re-sale, are they being sold by an approved resale outlet? I other words, are they legit … or are they fake?

All authors need to understand this: ISBNs are ONLY ISSUED by Bowker … it doesn’t …

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Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. – Robert Benchley
 
      Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles and Nicholas Taylor where the focus was on online marketing for books, especially fiction.  You can go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past five show—just click and you are …

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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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Author Tweets for Valentine’s Day 2013

Author Tweets for Valentine’s Day 2013

                     
 
Everybody knows that it’s Valentine’s Day … but did you know that it’s also National Organ Donor Day and Ferris Wheel Day?  
Reach out to those you love; have a good time; and share what you have with someone who needs it when you no longer do!
 
      Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on creating your book with Guy Kawasaki, author …

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