Topic: Book Shepherd

This Author’s Feet Were Made for Walking and Talking!

This Author’s Feet Were Made for Walking and Talking!

Have you ever thought about where you have been? And how you got there? And what your mode of travel was?
As I write this, I’m in beautiful Hawaii. Loving the sun; the gentle breeze that flows across the patio in the afternoon; being with four other girlfriends at our annual giggle and gather; and, of course, sipping my favorite peach ice tea. I’m working on three different manuscripts this week—sending one back to my client …

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You can get my newest #publishing audiobook for free!

You can get my newest #publishing audiobook for free!

 
Well, this has been quite a week … 7 offers in 7 days … 7 blogs in 7 days … and I wish ONLY 7 things in each day … but life and work gets in the way! I’ve already finished one manuscript and ready to dive into another. Meanwhile, Mexican Train Dominoes is on the afternoon play schedule along with papaya and a splash of lime … and of course, my favorite peach ice …

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Author Savvy: Publish Smarter, Not Harder

Author Savvy:  Publish Smarter, Not Harder

Up, up, in fact, way up in the air you will find me today. I’m on my way to a few glorious days in Kona, Hawaii – a birthday treat from my dear friends Ellen and Glenda. Knowing what a beach and sun gal I am … a few days in it is just what my birthday body is looking forward to.
 
Oh, I’m not disappearing. I’m writing, working with clients while I’m away–but hey, why not …

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It’s Pick My Brain Day during Birthday Week

It’s Pick My Brain Day during Birthday Week

 

Well, this was a fun exercise: I loved the email I got about finding my rap name … all you do is put “Lil’” in front of the first thing you ate in the morning. On Saturday, my client Dale Lidicker came to my once a month AuthorYOU Circles where I do free author/publishing coaching in my home bearing delicious cupcakes.  I saved mine for my birthday… and a fun breakfast (OK—I get it, not healthy—but it’s just one …

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Continue celebrating my birthday week. I love the words in my book, Snappy Sassy Salty — sometimes fun!

Continue celebrating my birthday week.  I love the words in my book, Snappy Sassy Salty — sometimes fun!

Hello … I’m back–wowsa, what a fun day yesterday was … my usual coaching with authors in the morning (what a hoot—a chorus of voices from multiple states singing Happy Birthday – kind of together); writing the next day’s blogs for AuthorU and The Book Shepherd; participating in my guest radio spots for shows on the East Coast I do each Monday, and then the day started to morph. A girlfriend picked me up for …

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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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Pick Judith’s Brain

Pick Judith’s Brain

Dr. Judith Briles  is an innovative and creative writing coach, book coach, and how to get published expert who can expertly assist you with your book and publishing project. I have mentored up-and-coming authors and publishers for years and dedicated untold hours to educating others to the pitfalls, and joys, of the publishing world.
Have questions about your book, the publishing process, writing, etc.? Are you drowning within the sea of information … and misinformation that …

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Don’t Be a Screwed Up, Misguided, Resistant Author at Work

Don’t Be a Screwed Up, Misguided, Resistant Author at Work

Holy Moley … I just got off the phone with one of the many trust publishing service providers I work with and refer clients to. This time, I was the listener to my colleague’s rant—she was exhausted in working with a particular client … on that always had the “but” in her vocabulary, ready to flow at a moment’s wink. Repeated phone and Skype calls asking the same questions over and over. When the solution/response …

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