Loved the 4th annual Speaking Unplugged event last weekend. So many different stories; fab authors; and speeches to unfold!
Next week is all about Social Media Smarts at the Saturday AuthorYOU gathering here in Denver. Will you be there. Details on the website—come! Check under EVENTS at www.AuthorYOU.org.
If you are in Colorado, the APRIL AuthorYOU Salon will be held on a Saturday, April 13th … perfect for authors located in Colorado—and happens in my living room …
As I prepped for the weekend’s 4th Speaking Unplugged boot camp, I always through the previous one’s 75-page workbook, and ask myself,
What is missing—what should I add to enhance the speaking journey? And what do I need to do an update to that I currently include?
There were updates and three new sections added for this year’s two-day event. Two of them dealt with the website “must haves” … not knowing which is the chicken and …
And TODAY is the final day of my 4th annual Speaking Unplugged event here in Denver. I love, love the surprises that unfold during the two days. The breakthroughs that so many achieve. Next up in the Unplugged series in Book Publishing in June and Book Marketing in September. If you want author and publishing success—you will be here with me in Denver. Each event covers two very full days. Info is posted on the …
Tomorrow is the “traditional” celebration that SPRING is here … but is it? In my neck of the woods—that’s Colorado—March and April are known as the “snow months” … blizzards drop in; days of snow can pile up. Many don’t think of spring planting until May and Mother’s Day as the safe zone. That means delays … sometimes in planning, and certainly in implementation … as in rationalizing doing much until it is weather safe.
It’s your lucky weekend … Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd is offering two of her multiple award-winning books for only 99 cents each (or both for $1.80).
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Over the weekend, I had the honor of presenting a four-hour workshop on Publishing Today for the Denver Women’s Press Club with a packed room. Book Publishing Options Today. It was a “wide-open” topic, one I knew inside out … and one that I can do blindfolded.
The question was: would I? And the answer: No. If I had given the “usual,” it would have been a good presentation—it always is. But, it would have been …
It’s been a BURRRRRRRRRR week in my home state of Colorado. Temps in my neck of the woods have been as low as 5 below … that doesn’t bring into play the wind-chill factor. It means—stay in and write. Get caught up. Cook some delicious tummy warming soup. Watch a movie. Did them all!
The March AuthorYOU Circles will be held on a Sunday, March 10th due to my solid already booked Saturday schedule … perfect …
The Twitter platform created hashtags. The savvy author uses them. Everywhere. It’s the #1 way to spread your sage words, your images, your blogs, your news … in fact, just about anything that can be posted on social media.
The wise author has done their homework to discover what hashtags are relevant to the genre he or she writes within. They do it by checking out their comparables and competitors. They do it by checking out …