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If you are thinking of an eBook, IngramSpark has a deal for you. Through September, you can get yours set up for FREE … just use the code: FREEEBOOK.  you are welcome. 

AND … If you are thinking of printing via POD for “test” books; creating “ARCs”–advanced reader copies for reviews; to have books available for book stores; or to just keep a book “in life”, you want to be dealing with IngramSpark. The quality for POD is excellent and with its massive distribution arm for book stores, you don’t want to miss out.

If you are a member of, take advantage of the special pricing it has. Through September 30, 2015, your ebook set up is FREE and the printing.

AU B&W, Standard 70 Color, and Premium Color Print Discounts:


1-99                      10%           0%

100-249                20%           10%

250-499                25%           15%

500-999                30%           20%

1,000-1,499          35%           25%

1,500 +                 40%            30%

 If you are a member of, you have the access codes to take advantage of IngramSpark.

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Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and 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 33 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 #33 will be published in June: The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors and Writers.

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 Book Publishing Unplugged, a three 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


header-logo1.pngAuthor U is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the author who wants to be seriously successful. Monthly education programs delivered face-to-face and online, The Author Resource ezine, BookCamps and the annual Author U Extravaganza are tools designed for authors pre, during and post publishing of their books. Join today.

 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.