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The Author U Publicity / Marketing Book Camp with Joan Stewart is in 9 days …are you registered?
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Author Photos… as in casual images, book covers, promotion, website images, products, and training. Judith Briles has Dave Raymond and Thomson Shore as her guest—they will be deep diving into the latest in printing strategies and techniques for authors and publishers—Dave is the National Sales Manager for Thomson Shore.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!
“There is no joy to be had from retirement except in some kind of productive work. Otherwise you degenerate into talking to everybody about your pains and pills. The point is not to retire from work or you will shrivel up into a nuisance to all mankind.”
–At age 86 , Herbert Hoover traveled 14,000 miles and delivered 20 speeches!
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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 …
Success & Resources
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.@PublishersWkly named its 100 best #books of 2014! Were any of your favorites on the list? mbist.ro/1tnSQFy
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
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Writers & Writing
Fun and Cool Things to Know
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How the Titanic would look side by side with a modern cruise ship! pic.twitter.com/uy7eKh7DdA
you can listen to over 140 programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: http://www.AuthorU.org, 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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