Topic: Author U

Why It’s #Author Savvy to Take Classes in All Types of Writing

Why It’s #Author Savvy to Take Classes in All Types of Writing

This past weekend, I did some yukking up under the guise of Steve Kaplan, comedy expert and guru to some of the top stars and TV shows in the industry. Yup, we watched video clips of classic comedy sketches (hello Abbott and Costello) … but it was the beauty of the clips from movies that were rolled … then pulled apart line by line. And here is what was cool: good movies and bad movies—both …

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Is There a Radio Show in Your Midst?

Is There a Radio Show in Your Midst?

Radio has always been my favorite way to be interviewed for my books and expertise. It’s usually live; more time than a TV slot; and it’s ideal to push a soon-to-be event—such as a book signing. A signing that could be in your own city … or in a city, you are traveling to.
 If you have a book, the savvy author takes the time to know who’s who in the radio neighborhood. Daytime and during …

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Hidden tools of Comedy

Hidden tools of Comedy

I love to laugh … do you?

Do you use humor … any type of humor in your writing? How about presentations you make about your book or expertise? Do you know there’s a difference between humor and comedy? How would you like to spend a day with one of Hollywood’s super secrets—the guy the comes in as the Comedy Doc to fix scenes, add lines, get a script or TV show back on track? That’s …

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You are invited to the Author Annual Tea & Book Soiree

You are invited to the Author Annual Tea & Book Soiree

Happy Fall to All! … are you interested in being featured at the Author’s Tea on Saturday afternoon, Oct 29th?
 
There are only 3 spots left … and you have until Thursday to say “I’m in …” eMail Judith@Briles.com
The Annual Authors’ Fall Holiday Tea will be held on: Saturday, October 29th   from 1 – 4 p.m.
Author Julie Griffin has offered to host the event again in her beautiful home in Aurora just off of Parker Road and …

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10 BIG Reasons Why You Should Cancel EVERYTHING and be at the 3-Day Extravaganza starting this Thursday  

10 BIG Reasons Why You Should Cancel EVERYTHING and be at the 3-Day Extravaganza starting this Thursday  

This week delivers the seventh annual Author U extravaganza. And an event that is designed for both newbie and establishes authors to basically take their book to any level they envision.
Throughout the Extravaganza, attendees have the opportunity to interact with 30 excellent publishing service providers. That means that book designers, cover designers, editors, printers, publishing legal experts and experts in book marketing will all be there.
That means that you have the opportunity to basically get everything …

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AUG WEBINAR Create WorkBooks and Adult Coloring Books!

AUG WEBINAR Create WorkBooks and Adult Coloring Books!

Get ready to create a variation of your book and expertise that Marvel Comics would be proud of! With the ability to tap into Amazon’s CreateSpace and IngramSpark, you too can join the crowd that had gotten the “how-tos” of creating workbooks, guidebooks, comics … even adult coloring books (not to mention kiddos). If you publish children’s books and adult coloring books or even if you publish nonfiction … OR, are thinking about doing it …

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Soar Your Author Success with AuthorU’s Weekly Podcasts  

Soar Your Author Success with AuthorU’s Weekly Podcasts   

Your Book and Author Success Is Just a Listen Away …
Within  the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing weekly radio podcasts that I do, you will discover a myriad of tips, tricks, how-tos that will leap your book, author and publishing success factors significantly. Each show is fresh and topical–52 of them a year—information that authors at all stages of publishing are seeking. Whether it’s creation, production, or marketing strategies—you will discover and learn what the …

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Woot to Colorado Authors Featured At Barnes & Noble BookFair!

Woot to Colorado Authors Featured At Barnes & Noble BookFair!

 Saturday, May 2 will be BIG for many of my Book Shepherd clients–as in 90 percent of them! Why? They are being featured at the biggest Barnes & Noble store in Colorado.  AuthorU and Barnes & Noble have created an AuthorU day for its members. Metro Denver book lovers who want to meet, greet and support local authors will be in the store. It’s AuthorU Day … all … day … long at the Colorado Blvd. Barnes …

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