Monthly Archives: June 2019

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 29, 2019

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 29, 2019

Yesterday, I delivered the first Book Publishing 101 for Newbies. What fun as seven of us dug into “the book” –to be or not to be! I love the creativity that bursts from so many.
Two items popping up next month: the AuthorYOU SALONs slated for July will be on the 13th  … that’s next Saturday here in my home. A perfect AM planned for authors located in Colorado. Coffee and Tea are on me – …

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Book Sales News in U.S. for 2018 Announced

Book Sales News in U.S. for 2018 Announced

In 2018, U.S. book publishers had a net revenue of $25.82 billion and sold 2.71 billion units, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot Annual Report for Calendar Year 2018 just released. Unlike measures that rely solely on sales data, the StatShot Annual Report combines annual data submitted by publishers with market modeling to estimate the total volume of the U.S. publishing industry.
Here are a few highlights from the report:
Overall, total book revenue has …

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Reclaim your creativity and create a regular writing habit—here’s the place to grab info fast starting TODAY

Reclaim your creativity and create a regular writing habit—here’s the place to grab info fast starting TODAY

I am excited to share something inspiring with you. I’ve been interviewed on a special writing series that teaches you how to break through resistance and write as you’ve never done before. 

 
It’s a 10-Day FREE online event that starts on June 24th. That’s today!
 
Register here for it: https://ultimatewritersseries.com/ref/speaker/Judith-Briles
 
Some people write a book but stop midway, others never get started. Are you someone that feels a lot of resistance when you write? Do you let your inner critic …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 22, 2019

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 22, 2019

Oh my … As you read this, I’m delivering the second day of my annual Book Publishing Unplugged. What fun yesterday was … and illuminating for all. Looking forward to the special one-day event next weekend for NEWBIES to publishing—should I … shouldn’t I. Will readers love my words … will they not? Oh my! If you know anyone who is green to authoring and publishing, encourage them to spend a day with me.
Don’t forget …

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Is There a Book in Your Belly?

Is There a Book in Your Belly?

Authors can’t write a good book without the Passion Factor. It’s how the book in the belly gets out. Do you have one in yours?
It’s their passion that fuels their engines, enables them to work one more hour, take one more step to get their “baby” written, laid-out, designed and to the printer. It’s their passion that allows them to roll up their sleeves and create a marketing and promo plan and even speak publicly about …

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It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

 
Join me, The Book Shepherd, for a day designed just for you at Casa Quatar. Are you ready to take the next step to become an author? OR … do you know someone who is?
Share this post with them.
Over 80% of Americans think they want to write a book. Is that you? Do you know the “why” of why your book should …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2019

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2019

AuthorYOU SALONs are TODAY … perfect for authors located in Colorado—happens in my living room. Coffee and Tea are on me – bring ideas and questions … always—you leave with ideas and answers. If you are in the Denver area, drop by … it’s the AuthorYOU Salon a gathering and brainstorming for authors starts at 9 and goes to Noon. And you bring a snack to share and new socks that I give to the …

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Are You a Publishing and Writing Procrastinator?

Are You a Publishing and Writing Procrastinator?

I’m often asked: how do you write so much; how have you managed to publish so many books; how do you do what you do?
The answer is: it starts with a timeline and a plan to get there. And not procrastinating about what I want to do.
Today is May 21 – a cold, snowy Tuesday that shouldn’t be happening weather-wise, at least in my world. My latest book arrived from the printer. I love the …

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