Monthly Archives: June 2015

Publishing at Sea is almost SOLD OUT for 2016 … are you in?

Publishing at Sea is almost SOLD OUT for 2016 … are you in?

Ahoy!
Holy Moly … the Publishing at Sea Cruise is ALMOST SOLD OUT …
the one slated for January 24-31, 2016!
I have one person who would love a  non-smoking cabin mate … could that be you?
In a nutshell …
We’ve got a terrific Publishing at Sea working vacation planned for you next January. Our workshops are in-depth, hands-on and fun …
 
Are you interested in coming on the Publishing at Sea Cruise with Joel Friedlander, Judith Briles, Joan …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

 
Last Thursday, Joan Stewart, Kelly Johnson, Joel Stewart, Amy Collins and myself revealed 25 awesome tips to make your authoring and publishing life soar.  Over the next few postings, I will share them with you. Here’s three for today:
1  The best online media directory–filled with thousands of contacts who work at daily and weekly newspapers, college newspapers, and TV and radio stations in the U.S.–is at http://www.USNPL.com. And it’s free. The only time you pay is …

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Last Chance to Sign Up for Write Your Book in 4 Weeks!

Last Chance to Sign Up for Write Your Book in 4 Weeks!

 Judith Briles’ aha of the week: “In every fat book there is a skinny book wanting to get out.”

~ONLY 6 SPOTS LEFT~
WOW! how would you like to outline, structure, plan and create your NonFiction book within one month … in four short weeks? Your guide and mentor is me, Judith Briles. To date, I’ve written and published  the 33 books.  The number of books that I’ve “fixed” and at times totally re-written is countless for other others. …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

 
Nuggets and inspirational ahas are always good. You get one HUGE tip today:
Aha Amplifier helps you increase your influence by amplifying quality “Aha” moments! Dive into it and share the 140 AHAs that were collected from the AuthorU Extravaganza last month from all the speakers.
This AhaBook was crowdsourced from the AuthorU Extravanganza. Insights are provided and provoked by the speakers and attendees of the event.
These 140 AhaMessages are all designed to help the reader take the steps …

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Selling Your Books to Libraries

Selling Your Books to Libraries

Libraries … a great place to sell books to. Why?  They pay their accounts on time and don’t return books.
Librarians love books and create buzz in the library community.
Librarians make recommendations and know their customers.
 

 
What you need to know is that the great majority of libraries order books through key distribution centers—such as Baker & Taylor, Ingram and Quality Books. You need to have your books in at least one of the library approved …

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Last Week to Register for Publishing at Sea Discount!

Last Week to Register for Publishing at Sea Discount!

It’s the Third Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise Create Your Ultimate Best Seller at Sea
…in only 7 days while you’re on vacation!
We’ve got a terrific Publishing at Sea working vacation planned for you next January. Our workshops are in-depth, hands-on and fun …
 
What: A 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise to Jamaica, Haiti and Cozumel. You sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
When: Jan. 24-31, 2016
The Ship: The Royal Caribbean’s spectacular Allure of the Seas, voted 2013’s Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship.  Get …

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ISBN 101 for Authors … EVERY Book Needs One!

ISBN 101 for Authors … EVERY Book Needs One!

One of the fastest ways to tell if a book is “self-published” is the tell-tale missing ISBN. The International Standard Book Number … a number that will start with “978” … the code for books that is needed for ordering and identification that is followed by another ten digits. ISBN 101 is all about What you need to know about International Standard Book Numbers and why you should use them.

Let’s start with: What is an ISBN?ISBN …

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