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12 Ways for Authors to Turn Books into Ideal Gifts

12 Ways for Authors to Turn Books into Ideal Gifts

My book truthiness … books are my morning, afternoon and evening delight.
Of many of my favorite things, books top my gift giving list … and receiving list.  If you are stymied of what to give to a favorite aunt, a good friend, something that says, “I’m thinking of you … and put some thought into it.” It there is one item where there is “something for everyone one”—it’s a book.

The same book isn’t for everyone …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2018

It’s a writing week for me … my goal: to get my head around creating online courses … something that most authors should be thinking about when it comes to expertise. What can your books teach others that you have control over? That you can process through a step-by-step method with a combo of video, slides, and exercises. Go for it!
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado tomorrow … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles …

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Heads Up for Authors…the Flip Flop World of Publishing

Heads Up for Authors…the Flip Flop World of Publishing

Is the Publishing World Turning? Yes, yes it is …

Publishing is morphing on a daily basis … If you are a new author, you’ve got publishing questions. Plenty of them. If you are an already published author, you should have publishing questions. Plenty of them.

As an author, ask: should I traditionally publish (hello New York), self-publish, independent publishing, pay-to-publish, hybrid publish, audio publish: ePublish or pPublish or aPublish … which is right for me and …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2018

It’s a writing week for me … my goal: to get my head around creating online courses … something that most authors should be thinking about when it comes to expertise. What can your books teach others that you have control over? That you can process through a step-by-step method with a combo of video, slides, and exercises. Go for it!
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles is …

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Did you miss this year’s Extravaganza? Would you like to take away the highlights on VIDEO

Did you miss this year’s Extravaganza? Would you like to take away the highlights on VIDEO

 

You can … it was the best yet in so many ways … it was the grand finale of the multi-day type of Extravaganza. Yup, the last one. The entire conference was recorded, and you can get CDs or DVDs of any of the presentations. Over 100 attended—above is a quick picture we grabbed before all were gone as the meeting room was cleared.
Learn how to sell 200 or more books in less than two …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2018

 

Home for 12 days and immersed in co-cooking with friends, along with a “let’s eat dinner … than paint! Loved the evening with friends that didn’t mean painting walls—nope, out cam small blank canvases and tubes of paint. We dabbed with our imaginations. Started a classical music class with John. Plus, meeting with two new clients and strategizing the Game Plan moving forward.
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU …

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Deleting the Wannabe Author Scenario … If You Snooze, You Lose!

Deleting the Wannabe Author Scenario … If You Snooze, You Lose!

Are you a snoozer? Are you looking for the perfect phrase, word, idea? Are you stuck? Wouldn’t getting unstuck and moving forward be a fantastic goal for the end of the year and the beginning of next. Have you been snoozing where it comes to your book. Maybe this is the day, the week, the month, the year when your book becomes a successor the new one is no longer in your dreams or chatter …

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Don’t miss out on my annual authors tea

Don’t miss out on my annual authors tea

Hello to many of my favorite people: Authors! … are you interested in being featured at my annual Author’s Tea slated for Saturday afternoon, Oct 27th?
The Annual Authors’ Fall Holiday Tea will be held on:
Saturday, October 27th   from 1 – 4 p.m.
Author Judith Briles will be the host this year in her home within the Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club. The address is 8122 S Quatar Circle, Aurora CO 80016.
We know it’s Bronco time and …

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