Did you know that it’s Share a Sunset with Your Lover Month? … how fabulous is that!
… definitely don’t forget to attend the Author U-Tattered Cover event on Monday evening, July 23rd … http://authoru.org/tattered-cover.html
ALL profits go to support the fire-fighting efforts that so devastated major areas of Colorado in June and July. Come and out and let your educational/investment in your book dollars count. Tell your friends!
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
Why LinkedIn Shouldn’t Worry About Facebook’s New Job Search Tools. http://ow.ly/c8owG
Excellent read on why not to publish with NY via Penelope Trunk-5 new rules of book publishing are so today: http://t.co/sDD3QWqd
Authoring & Writing
Stuck with writing and get words out: 11 Tips to kick start yourself. http://ow.ly/c7BCB
Book Proposals – Seven Top Rules for Your Book Proposal http://t.co/fuBR3IF5
Social Media & Marketing
Why Fun is Important for Book Marketing http://t.co/4U6TZvQM
Bookmark Alert-12 Essential Social Media Cheat Sheet-Treasure trove of info! http://t.co/AdTfl2mH
Less Is More On Twitter–10 Twitter Tactics http://ow.ly/c8spS
Yo matey!…have ebook pirates taken you over? http://ow.ly/c9hTL
NEW! 12 Ways to Focus Your Email Marketing http://t.co/gSAhfgif
For Your Enjoyment:
Initials rule: some authors never use their names—here’s 18 famous with real first names. http://ow.ly/c95ci
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was all about: Do you want to be on the NY Times bestseller list? How about selling your book to a NY publisher? Cindy Ratzlaff was simply amazing with her inside strategies on how to work with NY publishers as well as get on the NY Times bestseller list. Make sure you listen to the podcast or on iTunes of last Thursday’s Your Guide to Book Publishing. LISTEN, LISTEN, LISTEN http://ow.ly/ccZa5
This afternoon, it’s all about getting speaking gigs, getting paid and selling books with Susan Levin as Judith’s guest …Listen in at 4 p.m. Mountain time at: http://rsrn.us/youpublish
DON’T FORGET … If you are in Colorado and new to authoring and publishing, don’t forget to register for the August 18th Is There a Book In YOU? half-day program designed for the Eaglet—the newbie—to the authoring and publishing worlds. It’s only $47 and includes breakfast, workbook and a copy of Judith Briles’ book, Show Me About Book Publishing ($20 value). Early bird deadline is July 31st. Register at: http://authoru.org/is-there-a-book-in-you.html
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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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