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TODAY is the last day for Early Bird pricing for Saturday meeting—you will become a Rock Star, Speedy Gonzales writer/author during this 3 hour program. On March 7th, it’s your writing pedal to the medal as your learn the insider tips and tricks to go from ZERO to 100 mph in your writing. It’s all about the awesome writing software, Scrivener. You don’t want to miss this! Only $20 for paid up members and $30 for non-members. Get signed up this week—it will be HOT!
Get registered before the next increase in a month. If you want to:
Attend the Grand Slam final sessions on the 9th and have Judith Briles show you how to create a podcast and following that soars your success—you want to be front row for the final presentation, Crafting a Podcast: Growing Your Book Business on Saturday, May 9th
- if you want to know how to get the most out of your book design experience, you want to hear Rebecca Finkel’s session, Books Open Up—Readers Fall In: Design … What’s Between the Covers on Saturday, May 9th
- if you want a gazillion marketing tips that are FREE to peanuts in cost, you want to hear Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s session Frugal Book Marketing slated for Saturday, May 9th
- learn from Victoria Sutherland all the ins and outs of publishing outside the U.S. in her session, Selling Foreign Rights on Saturday, May 9th
Dates are May 7-9 this year. Get them on your calendar.
Better yet, get registered, AuthorU.org! Pronto
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring host Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd. Her guest is Robin Cutler, the voice and visionary of IngramSpark. Today’s focus is on alternatives in 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://tinurl.com/AuthorURadio. 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 are instantly there! With over 200,000 downloaded podcasts each month from listeners worldwide, are you missing out?
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
Looking for Remainder #Book sources? Here’s a list for #authors to contact to sell left over inventory. http://ow.ly/Jd0ir
Pretty awesome! Indie Book Stores Take Over Former Borders Locations adweek.it/1EJvFs1
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
5 Things You Should Know about Working with Beta Readers dld.bz/d5BE4
Hot Spit-Google likes Twitter again… now SEO soars with your Twitter posts. Very cool. http://ow.ly/JdFlz via @MarkCollier
Writers & Writing
Holy moley#authors and #writers-look how 50 Shades of Grey blatantly stole line for line from Twilight: http://ow.ly/Jbvae
Fun and Cool Things to Know or Do
How a short kid learns to dunk holykaw.alltop.com/short-kid-lear…
Remember … you can listen to over 175 programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, can go to the radio show’s home page and do the same: http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio
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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