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Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Get 10 Time & Money-Saving Tips for Authors Just Starting Out … it’s Nuggets for Newbie Time …
Through the eyes of the designer, what is routinely seen that authors miss in working with their books and a designer? Nick Zelinger, multiple award-wining book designer of NZ Graphics, will offer up his top tips for newbies.
Not only is Nick the lead singer for the Thin Ice band, a multi-award winning book designer, he’s an author …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets February 27,2014

Top 10 Twitter Tweets February 27,2014

Prices increased for Extravaganza registration on March 1st.  You have until February 28th to get the Thursday Deep Dive Workshop FREE with Friday and Saturday registration. All info is up—check out the website under Events for the Extravaganza at a Glance.  
You have 8 days to take advantage of this and it’s GONE as a freebie.

Today, Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowdfunding for authors.. Judith Briles will focus on …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets for the Week, February 20, 2014

Top Ten Twitter Tweets for the Week, February 20, 2014

Prices increased for Extravaganza registration on February 1st.  You have until February 28th to get the Thursday Deep Dive Workshop FREE with Friday and Saturday registration. All info is up—check out the website under Events for the Extravaganza at a Glance. 
You have 8 days to take advantage of this and it’s GONE as a freebie.

                Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowd-funding for …

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Agents Who Are Looking for New Authors to Publish

Agents Who Are Looking for New Authors to Publish

Anyone looking for a literary agent should become familiar pronto with the Guide to Literary Agents, the bible for finding literary representation.
 
Over 500 agents are listed with specifics about who and what they represent best. It also include tidbits on how to pitch to them.
In a recent issue of Writers Digest, five were identified as looking for new authors in a variety of genres.
1. Brittany Howard  –  Corvisiero Literary Agency
YA is her thing, from paranormal, …

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How Does Your Author or Writer Website Measure Up?

How Does Your Author or Writer Website Measure Up?

As an author, do you think of your website as a business card. Or, do you think of it as a portal?
Think. If you exchange business cards, do you envision it hitting the circular file–to be carried out in the next trash pickup? Or, do you see it lingering on a table, a desk, placed in a spot that the recipient easily remembers? Of course, you want the latter.
Shift to your website. Did you know …

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Snappy, Sassy, Sometimes Salty…Your #Book Pitch Must Be!

Snappy, Sassy, Sometimes Salty…Your #Book Pitch Must Be!

Quick … when someone asks you what your book is about … do you stumble finding the words to describe it? You are not alone–most authors fail miserably in delivering the “hook” that is gets the listeners attention and buy-in. They don’t get that they have to be a little different, well, may a lot different, to get the attention of the book buyer. To say, “You Who … I’ve got something to say, worth …

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Authors All a Twitter with Twitter … here’s your top 10 Tweets for Nov 7th

Authors All a Twitter with Twitter … here’s your top 10 Tweets for Nov 7th

  Wahoo… today is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day. If you are a chocolate lover … it’s a happy dance … add a few almonds … and you become the star on the dance floor!
Chocolate is a vegetable, made from cocoa beans. Almonds are good for you, as they help to improve your Cholesterol levels. So, bittersweet chocolate with almonds is really, really good for you, right!?
Don’t forget … if you are in Colorado … …

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