Today is the crossover to the final month of the calendar year.
So much to do; lots to think about. For we authors and writers … how has the year been? Did you get the book done? The marketing in place? The results you desired? December is often a “lag month” … playing, partying, social. All of that ties into your book world … and planning … what’s next? Maybe lagging should be a tad less …
Who’s in Your Book Creation Village? … Who Are You Going to Thank?
Everyone … That’s Who!
One of the last items on the book publishing “to do” list is to create the Acknowledgment Page … the Thank Yous to the team that assisted you in creating your baby. These are the people who got you here … don’t ignore them. Think in the narrative … let your readers know what your team did to …
It’s Thanksgiving … enjoy the day with Your Family and Friends. Laugh, Learn, and of course, Eat. I am always in gratitude for what you do with your words and your publishing for so many. My family cooks together, does puzzles, watches a favorite movie … and yes, we do eat. Wishing you a wonderful one.
And, below are a few nibbles to bite on over the long weekend:
TODAY on Author YOU – Your Guide to …
It’s my pet peeve time of the month … In early November, I had great fun at my Speaking Unplugged event held in Denver. Sold Out, it was a two-day intensive with 20 plus authors deep-diving into the speaking world. Throughout, hot seats were created for each where I did “up front and in person” laser coaching on their talks—openings, closings and just structure.
Included was a section on websites and the essentials that anyone who …
TODAY on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Nancy Juetten will explore YOU as the author and what you can do to push your pitch; delete a boring bio; and create a one-page sheet that will do the promo pitch you want and deserve.Listen in live from the website or via iTunes. Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for …
A thought … and a question:
Today is moving toward yesterday …
What are you planning for tomorrow?
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TODAY on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Amy Collins explore a variety of “hot” ideas to kickstart your Holiday book sales.
Listen in live from the website or via iTunes. Tune in for the LIVE show 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://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio. …
How Should Authors Publish? New York or On Their Own?
The real question is: What Should YOU Do?
Not a week goes by that these questions don’t surface via email or a phone call:
Should I try to sell my book to New York?
Should I self-publish?
What’s the difference between the two?
What should I do?
Can you help me?
Fair enough … all valid questions for authors … …