How Would You Like to Come on the Publishing at Sea Cruise at a Discount?

This is a different blog today. It has an opportunity for you and your book in a quasi-far away place.

I’m a firm believer in getting away to learn. To merge with others of “like-minded” … away from home, from the office, from everyday “noise” and I do it at least once a year.

Sometimes it’s a learning conference just for me. Sometimes, it’s a writing retreat where the phone, the staff, the doorbell, the anything that is in my normal daily routine is a distractor.

It’s why I work and escape to cruises. Full care; variety of food; I can be a hermit if I want, and it’s got the water and sun factors I crave. And cool people to meet (if I choose to).

One of my cruisers needs to have extensive health work and won’t be able to go on January 21, 2018, Publishing at Sea Cruise. Her cabin is shared with another and ideally, I find a new cabin mate, which will bring you in at the early bird pricing plus get a credit of $200 from the original deposit toward your cost, bringing the total cost to $1595—which includes all workshops. Your cabin mate will be a youngish 70-year-old woman who is easy going; loves to have fun; and writes children’s and romance books. Carolyn is delightful.

Details of the cruise are at PublishingAtSea website. Your ship is the beautiful Oasis of the Seas with Royal Caribbean. Departure day is January 21 from the port close to Orlando, FL, and returns on the 28th.

If you are interested in coming—call or text me now. The # is 303-885-2207.


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Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and is the Founder of, 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 35 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms (Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year), Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers and a speaker at publishing conferences. Book #35 was published in 2016: How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers & Boo-Boos. Get your copy now.

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