Top Ten Twitter Tweets for Week of August 15th

summerWahoo! It’s National Relaxation Day … what’s your favorite way to just veg out? Cook? Read? Snooze? Garden? Race cars? Take a walk? Play with friends? See a movie? Clean? Do something with crafts? Shop? Have a massage? How about just puttering? What’s your choice?

Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on all things that makes books into masterpieces, both on the exterior and interior. Judith Briles interviews Phil Knight—all things about printing your book and so much more. 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 time zone at http://rsrn.us/youpublish.  You can also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there!

Wise words for all authors: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs

Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week  

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Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Warnings

Monster Author Solutions as at the root of yet another #author and #book scam-FIRE is in the building people… http://ow.ly/nMEw9

The changing workplace–why jobs will become projects. Finish the project, and you can write. It’s the wave of entrepreneurship that will morph all.  http://ow.ly/nSOGA

Success & Resources

Key words are critical for all #authors-need for #book, #blog-have you checked yours of late? #getpublished. http://ow.ly/nSK0o

A “just do it” event … Turn your dreams about #writing into I am a #writer. Love this story! http://ow.ly/nSQwP

Good noodling strategies for #authors-how-tos for getting your #book up on Kindle,   http://ow.ly/mVF4E

You want to listen—Stephen King on #Writing video  Stephen King On Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, Lovecraft & More (55:51)

4 Reasons We’d Be Screwed if Young Adult #Books Were Real | Huff Post http://t.co/XhY5guJ7ok

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

Love this … book cover clichés to avoid like the plague! Times change, so should covers! http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/19-book-cover-cliches

Curious about what Fan #Fiction is? Good video (less than 30 min) on the community responding to a #book.  http://ow.ly/nSO5g

 

Cool and Sometimes Goofy

Kind of cool… what is more American than cherry pie?–why it’s a banana split! http://ow.ly/nSQ5B

GuidetoBookPub_250x191Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Shannon Parish did a deep dive into author websites—what it is and why you need it. Listen in. http://rsrn.us/youpublish  or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.

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Judith Briles

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Author U is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the author who wants to be seriously successful. Monthly education programs delivered face-to-face and online, The Author Resource ezine, BookCamps and the annual Author U Extravaganza are tools designed for authors pre, during and post publishing of their books.
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Judith Briles

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Author U is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the author who wants to be seriously successful. Monthly education programs delivered face-to-face and online, The Author Resource ezine, BookCamps and the annual Author U Extravaganza are tools designed for authors pre, during and post publishing of their books.

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