Authors’ Top Ten Twitter Tweets for August 16th

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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 …

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. ~ Ray Bradbury

Here’s your Tweets of the Week:

Success & Resources

Good SlideShare on evolution of book cover designs–how-tos for authors.

Author Alert: How Amazon Grew My Audience By More Than 24,000 Readers in 3 Days –

7 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic Marketers–good for authors to know!

John Locke book – How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months!  worth the Kindle price

How to return a Kindle eBook to Amazon, in case you ever want to return a digital book:


Authoring & Writing & Speaking

Book agent Donald Maass explains “Writers’ Tools for Character Building”

Report: E-book Prices Fell in 2011; Boomers Don’t Buy the Most Books

Social Media & Marketing

Author Alert: good indo on partnering to promote your book.

Games gets target readers to memorize your book cover while playing simple games to win free books

Authors tool kit: Building a Crazy-Dedicated Fanbase via Reader-Centered Book Marketing 


Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was all about Author Apps and Gadgets with our Nerdy Best Friend, Beth Ziesnes. Listen in at: or  

This afternoon, Stephanie Barko will be Judith’s guest … the topic is Book Blog Tours and getting Endorsements—who, what, where, when, why and the cost.


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