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The professional writer says, ‘It is almost certain that most of what I write will not resonate with most people who read it, but over time, I will gain an audience who trusts me to, at the very least, be interesting.’ ~ Seth Godin
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on all things that make you into a marketing guru and influence maker. Award winning author Lisa Alpine will be will be Judith’s guest–the topic is all about narrative non-fiction writing and publishing. 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!
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
Book Design, Internet Marketing and the Nature of Human Consciousness dld.bz/c8REP
15 Questions for #authors- Should You #Self-Publish? http://t.co/2lqmgIF5NT
12 Tips for Authors from Association for Psychological Science http://t.co/gTSuxdlGHD
Infographic: 5 Key Book Publishing Paths” http://t.co/YQugCRpCrj
For fiction: Example of a synopsis for a thriller: “Ransom” tinyurl.com/apeqmrf
Savvy writing and author advice from Stephen King and why he doesn’t watch Mad Man. http://ow.ly/lqMRL
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Is your #book cover tired, old, or just not working? A makeover may be just the perfect thing to rejuvenate your baby! http://ow.ly/lpi0f
Cool and Sometimes Smart General Info
It’s summertime-and the driving can be loose and easy-and accidents happen. Here are smart tips if one does: http://ow.ly/lpp71
Are you traveling this summer? Get inside hotel tips from the author of Heads in the Bed. ow.ly/lqKHn
How to share books & eBooks with soldiers overseas–Memorial Day should be every day: http://t.co/d89qOPgs76
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Lisa Alpine and “told all” about creating characters and marketing for fiction. Listen in. http://rsrn.us/youpublish or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call in to Judith’s Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 … have your questions ready–there’s a full hour to ask and listen.
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