Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 20, 2021

Good Authoring Day to YOU               

Burrrrrsy … all this past week, it’s been cold—as in really cold with minus ) temps. A good time to stay in. Write. Plan. Organize … and toss the old out!





It’s my birthday weekend and my GIFT to YOU is a FREE copy of the just revised edition of my memoir and book of hope: When God Says NO—revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present. Grab your copy here: 

Book Marketing Unplugged Online rolls out next week on February 26-27. Are you coming? Last chance to sign up so you get the full Workbook. AND, you definitely should be if you want to connect with readers, sell books … and have fun. It’s time to get signed up for my online Unpluggeds slated for the February: Book Marketing; and March: Social Media. All details here:

BE THERE … for the February Book Marketing Unplugged if you want to SOAR with book marketing panache and pop  Next month: Social Media Unplugged.

My two bits for this last Saturday morning of the month.



Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! I love the Friday coaching that happens early each Friday AM. I always have a “new tip” for the group, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. Become a subscriber so you can get 

Friday Coaching for less than a weekly glass of wine; for less than a weekly Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – Combo at Chick-fil-A; for less than 3 movie tickets! ALERT …we do this on Zoom … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. We gather via Zoom at 7 AM. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. This is for any author anywhere! 

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THIS WEEK on Author YOU Your Guide to Book Publishing, the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show added insights to participate and present using the Zoom platform with Paul Griffin. Take advantage of it—just an hour of your time:

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Here are your Top Ten Tweet for the past week 

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Author, Publishing and Resource Success

  • Commentary via Chicago Tribune: Why bricks-and-mortar independent bookstores matter– YES … yes they do Via @JudithBriles @TheBookShepherd! #indiepublishing #authors #writingcommunity #publishing

  • Loved these 12 Questions that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos asks about the life you want to live and emulate. These are excellent–my two bits via @JudithBriles @MyBookShepherd! #success #authors #publishing #JudithBriles

  • If you are using Zoom, do a speed test on your internet service pronto. Podcast on AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing via @JudithBriles @mybookshepherd… #Zoom #onlinecourse #author #books #indiepublishing #publishing #JudithBriles #podcast

 Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

Writers & Writing

  • For many people, writing a book has been a lifelong dream, yet one that’s always seemed just out of reach. How to Write a Book in 15 Amazingly Simple Steps via @ReedsyHQ #WritingCommunity #Tips #amwriting #authors

  • Feeling a tad stuck on getting going? Starting a writing project … or just keeping it going? What about a book marketing campaigning? This one trick can help you reenergize, plan, and set priorities #authorsuccess #amwriting #JudithBriles

  • This is a HUGE yes for all writers/authors–fiction and nonfiction via @WritersDigest. Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, put a character on the spot. #WDprompts #amwriting #authors #publishing

Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments

  • Monday treat … Such a hoot … the kiddos are playing with lawyer dad’s computer–watch out for those filters … “I’m here, live, I’m not a cat”
  • A lawyer had a filter mishap when he appeared as a cat during a virtual court proceeding.


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