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May
29
Wed
How to Sell Your Story to Hollywood! (or: What Will Doom It to Eternal Obscurity)
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

How to Sell Your Story to Hollywood!

(or: What Will Doom It to Eternal Obscurity)

 

AuthorYOU’s fast-paced “AHA” webinar
Wednesday, May 29th
What You’re Going to Discover…

  • The one document you MUST have in order to sell your story to Hollywood – without you’re dead in the water.
  • Why Hollywood is like a conveyor belt and ways that you can get your story to the front of the line…
  • How drawing ONE simple line can massively impact the success of your script.
  • Why having a screenplay is actually bad for most writers to have and how it can permanently ruin your chances
  • The story elements that every producer and director look for that increase your chances of successfully selling your story to Hollywood


Ken Atchity

Hollywood Producer and Emmy award nominee who sold the Hollywood Blockbuster “The Meg” (International sales exceed 500 million) and 30+ other Hollywood Deals

 

REGISTER: https://realfast.clickfunnels.com/webinar-registrationpadlq6mz

This training will reveal the once hidden process for taking your book or story and get it sold to Hollywood for big bucks!

 

May
30
Thu
Power Packed Social Media BIG 5 MAY Webinar Series
May 30 @ 11:00 am

Get ready to snap, crackle and truly POP using the social media platforms for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram PLUS how to get to your ideal target market. It all happens in the BIG 5 May Webinar series.

AuthorYOU will deliver an every Thursday live session beginning at 11 a.m. Mountain Time throughout May. Each will last up to 90 minutes, depending on the question. This is a special PAID webinar series, not a freebie.

Put the 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 on your calendar now. If you are registered, you will get the replay. It will not be available to the public.

There are two ways to participate.

  1. Get all 5 for $100 (saving $25)
  2. Cherry pick which ones you want at a $25 each

Session 1 (up to 90 Minutes):

How To Identify & Connect With Your Target Market Using Social Media

In this interactive 1-hour session with Karen Liz Albert, you will conduct exercises that will help you gain clarity on your target market, how to locate that target market on the internet through strategic keyword research, and use the top social media platforms to increase brand awareness and book sales.

Session 2 (up to 90 Minutes):

How To Strategically Use Facebook Business Pages to Increase Reach & Engagement

In this 1-hour session with Karen Liz Albert, you will learn the most effective ways to post, when to post and what to post to gain massive exposure and community engagement.  In addition, you will learn powerful action-steps that will help you connect with strategic referral partners and find relevant content for your community using your Facebook business page.

Session 3 (up to 90  Minutes):

How To Gain Followers & Increase Brand Awareness Through Your Instagram Business Page

In this 1-hour session with Karen Liz Albert, you will learn the most effective ways to use your Instagram business page to increase followers through business page optimization, strategic use of hashtags, images, and call to actions.

Session 4 (up to 90  Minutes):

How To Maximize Your Use Of LinkedIn

In this 1-hour session with Karen Liz Albert, you will learn the importance of being found by the right LinkedIn contacts and finding the right LinkedIn contacts to establish powerful connections that will increase your sales force. 

Session 5 (up to 90  Minutes):

How To Strategically Use Twitter To Gain Brand Awareness and Book Sales

In this 1-hour session with Karen Liz Albert, you will learn Twitter tips & tricks that will help you strategically manage your twitter account to connect with the influencers and your target market.

Count me in for all 5: $100

I want just a few ( identify which):

Session 1 – Target Markets    $25

Session 2 – Facebook              $25

Session 3 – Instagram            $25

Session 4 – LinkedIN            $25

Session 5 – Twitter                $25

Choose Your Sessions Below

Note: You will receive email invitations to register/join the webinar a few days prior to each webinar date that you sign up for. Keep a look out for the email. The replays will also be available to you. 

Social Media Big Five, Choose your Sessions

Jun
1
Sat
Craft Your Way to Book Marketing Success BookCamp @ Smokey Hill Library
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our AuthorYOU survey said that it was marketing help that needed the most attention. WE read the results. We heard you. And we are going to shout out marketing tips throughout the year—some of our meetings are dedicated to marketing only. Others open up other realms. Show up. We will reveal the “why” and uncover the “how to”.

YES – YES … this is an OH SO YES for authors!  We are going to show you how to juice up your creative Juices. Young kids have regular craft time in school. AuthorYOU’s June program is a type of Mini-BookCamp … we are going to:

  • Fuel your creative juices … even when you thought you were on the low side of the awesomeness scale.
  • Transition from Blah to WOW … yes, you will with our guidance during the morning.
  • Create quality posters … you will come away with several that will enhance your book marketing.
  • Have fun … discovering new ways to shout you and your book out with more flash and flare is fun!

This is a BRING your laptop day. It’s a must. This is a day that you need immediate access to the jpg of your book cover. This is a day that you will come away with a variety of visuals and images that you can instantly start sharing within your social media platforms; within your blogs to be; within personal emails … your imagination is your “within” …

Location: Smokey Hill Library from 9 to 12.30 p.m.

5430 S Biscay Cir, Aurora, CO 80015

Date: June 1 Saturday 

Cost: $22 for Members. Early Bird ends and increases to $32 on May 25th.
$32 for NonMembers and will increase on May 25th to $42.

 

REGISTER Here AuthorYOU Members:

REGISTER Here NonMembers:

Jun
15
Sat
Is There a Book in YOU? @ Judith’s Salon, Deck and Yard in Aurora, Colorado
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Over 80% of Americans think they want to write a book. Is that you? Do you know the “why” of why your book should be available to others? And, do you need to learn the basics of publishing, what it takes to turn your vision, your words, into a print book? Dr. Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd,™ will show and teach you how at her exclusive Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies.

Designed in an all-day workshop guided by Judith, Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies is for those who think they want to write a book; who want to write a book; are currently working on a book; and want to discover the publishing options that are viable today. It’s the first step … a baby step, but a huge one.

The Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies has been created for you if these questions are in your space and you are feeling lost in the forest of authoring and publishing: Should I publish? How do I get started? What do I do? Which way should I go? Help!

It’s time to get found.

Judith will cover book mapping; how to create a catchy title; how to kick-start getting money; what is the publishing process from start to finish; and how to get started. The workshop is filled with creative activities to get your juices flowing. Plus, you’ll get some quiet time to write and get feedback. All in the comfort of her home and with her guidance.

Come network with other authors to be and get direction and guidance from The Book Shepherd to start your publishing journey.

There are three available sessions this summer: June 15th, July 20th, and August 24th. Each session will be from 9:00-4:00, and lunch and snacks will be included.

Space availability: limited to 20
Cost: 
$77
Location:
Judith’s Salon, Deck, and Yard in Aurora, Colorado

Are you ready to take the Publishing Plunge?

Choose the date that you’d like to start your publishing journey below.

June 15th Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6H3H7B78CALBJ

July 20th Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=4H8ARM7NYK75S

August 24th Publishing 101 Workshop for Newbies

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=UHZRWQAQ96BGS

 

 

Jun
24
Mon
30 PLUS Sizzling HOT Publishing, Marketing and Author Success TIPS
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

On MONDAY, June 24 (7 ET, 6 CT, 5 MT, 4 PT) … 30 awesome and Hot Publishing Ahas and Tips from six amazing publishing pros: Sandy Lawrence, Judith Briles, Daniel Hall, Amy Collins, Rebecca Finkel, Kelly Johnson, and Ashlee Bratton. Plus we always throw in a few more that you won’t want to miss! 

What author and writer don’t want savvy insider tips and ahas on publishing, publicity, book marketing, book design, making money on your book and the latest awesome gizmos and gadgets authors can use? 

Don’t bother to pop the popcorn–you won’t have time to eat it–you will be taking notes like crazy! 

AND … Make sure you register even if you can’t attend the LIVE presentation … you will automatically get the replay the next day. 

Get it on your calendar: 
MONDAY, June 24th (4 PT, 5 MT, 6 CT, 7 ET) 

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8841893577759129346

Note: your registration will add your name and email to our preferred emailing list.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Sep
7
Sat
It’s a Pinterest Bonanza AuthorYOU Saturday Morning!
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

                                            Ready to discover HOW TO use Pinterest to work for you?
 

Get ready for a deep dive session into the nuts and bolts on how to use all the tools Pinterest has created for you to be successful on its platform.


Heather Delaccio is a Pinterest expert and will be your guide through September’s kickoff AuthorYOU Saturday pro you would have all the important information in one place and not spend weeks hunting through blogs and help centers. Take a deep breath and get ready to jump in to an information loaded workshop.

You will learn how to:

  • create the ideal Boards for your expertise and book
  • take advantage of Pinterest’s analytical tools
  • create a Business page … and why you should
  • promote YOU and YOUR BOOK 
  • and MUCH MORE …

    Make sure you bring your laptop — you want to be plugged in so that what you are hearing and seeing can be implemented as the morning progresses.

    Cost: $22 for VIP AuthorYOU members; $32 for Nonmembers
    After September 1, prices increase $10

VIP AuthorYOU Members Register Here ($22)

Non AuthorYOU Members Register Here ($32)

Location: Library — either Smokey Hill or Koebel (will be announced in August)

Nov
2
Sat
Is there a book in you? @ Smokey Hill Library
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

It’s like a mini Extravaganza for newbies and any author wanting a refresher course, and the best part is, it’s totally FREE. Learn about your publishing options, get introduced to the basics of book marketing, get book design tips, website tips, meet with author service providers and network with other authors. 

 

When: 9:00 AM to 3 pm, You’ll be able to meet with publishing experts, network, and get answers to any publishing related questions you may have. 

Where: TBD – We will update you on the venue as soon  as we know.
 
Cost: Free!! Register for Free Here