It’s Thursday at
Today, millions gather and share gratitude, stories and time in homes and around tables in America.
Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Do you have a new book in the works? Are you brand spanking new to the writing world? Are you testing a new genre if you have already published? Then a HUG HEADS UP! Calling all #writers and #authors. New Book Competition-4 Winners will get $10,000 each in prizes AND 20 Finalists will get $700 in prizes. Categories are Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s, Young Adult. Early Bird ends this week …ALL Details here: http://authoru.org/competition.html
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on what’s happening in the Draft to Dream Book Competition—it’s Thanksgiving in America and for authors, we have much to be grateful for. On Judith Briles list are many of the sponsors who have stepped up to support them—she will deep-dive into the competition, what each component of the four Grand Prizes are and why you should play. 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!
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
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Five Facts About Kindle Unlimited and How to Make This Program Work for You ow.ly/2QYuFw
Writers & Writing
#Writing tip for #authors: Editors’ Post-NaNo Tips for Revising Your Novel dlvr.it/7Yz3Cg
From ‘Fifty Shades’ to ‘After’: Why Publishers Want Fan Fiction to Go Mainstream http://t.co/cPTd5xhadf #writing #authors
Free download: the PW Starred Reviews Annual, a collection of 1,000+ starred book reviews from 2014. pwne.ws/1uqTykw
Fun and Cool Things to Know
Christmas song for the digital age: “Text Me Merry Christmas” holykaw.alltop.com/christmas-song…
You can listen to over 150 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.