Author Photos … Why You and Your Book Needs Them … NOW!

OK, I finally did it … meaning that I settled in and did a photo shoot with premier photographer Ashlee Bratton of Ashography, who just happens to be an author as well–Life Before the Lottery (which is doing quite well since its debut in the late fall. Ashography Event Photography

In October of last year, I had Ashlee on AuthorU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, my weekly radio show that is available via podcasting post each show. I loved the content and info that flowed. In the back of my mind, I knew … yes I knew, that I had to step up and get a professional photo shoot done.

Ashography Event PhotographyTwo months later, I got a call from Ashlee that she would be in my area for another shoot and she wanted to come by … as in do my shoot! Oh my … now I really had to do it. And was I glad.

I loved the casualness–that’s me. And the variety … not to mention the outcome.

Do yourself, your book, your fans and followers a favor. Get an Ashography Event Photographyanother photo shoot scheduled … but before you do, make sure you listen to the show I did with Ashlee to give you all the tips you need to make it the BEST! You can find her at AND … Ashlee will be at the AuthorU Extravaganza … meaning, she will be available to book your photos in Colorado on site!


 If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call in to Judith’s Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 … have your questions ready–there’s a full hour to ask and listen.

Ashography Event PhotographyJudith Briles is known as The Book Shepherd a book publishing expert and coach. She is the Founder of Author U, a membership organization created for the serious author who wants to be seriously successful. She’s been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the 80s. Judith is the author of 31 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms (ForeWord Indie/Fab Book of the Year), Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers and a speaker at publishing conferences.

Become part of her inner circle by joining the Author’s Ark and exclusive monthly webinar and coaching event. Each summer, she holds Judith Briles Unplugged, a two and 1/2 day intensive limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. In 2015, the dates are August 27-29th. Her audio and workbook series, Creating Your Book and Author Platform is now available. Join Judith live on Thursdays at 6 p.m. EST for Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing on the Toginet Network at Follow @AuthorU and @MyBookShepherd on Twitter and do a “Like” at AuthorU and Judith Briles – TheBookShepherd on Facebook. If you want to create a book that has no regrets, contact Judith at