Author Smarts: Top Twitter Tweets for Week Ending March 9th

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. – Robert Benchley


    YourGuidetoBookPublishing_graphic  YesterdayYour Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles and Nicholas Taylor  focused on online marketing for books, especially fiction.  You can go to the Home page of, scroll down and click on any of the past five show—just click and you are instantly there!


Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week  


Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Success & Resources

The best revenge is success. Have you had book rejects? Here’s a list of 30 mega sellers who have had multiple.

Author Update on Amazon E-book Borrowing

Author and Blogging 101: Finding Time for Blogging

Good author tips/reminders for quick copy editing.

Writers and Authors: Are you fluent in English, Sarcasm, Profanity? This is for you:

Author YOU Smarts: Write or Die!

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

Simple Tips to Rank High in Google so Google will love you, your info, your site.

The human side of branding-excellent post via @markcollier-use humo, be self in your posts.

Pinterest Infographic: How Users Interact on Pinterest – good info for authors

Add an About Page to Your Blog

:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Bret Ridgway who delivered a “how to” in the audio world—what to do, what not to do—a wealth of information on multimedia. Listen in.  or you can download directly from the website.

Don’t forget to fill out “About” on your FB page. It’s what people see! Add your URL there.

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