Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Sheep Kick Butt test 1Here’s your author tidbits and ahas for a Saturday …


wixFor the DIY Website builder Get this easy-to-use drag and drop editor that combines with your website. With Wix, you can create your own. Sometimes you may just need a page or two for a special project.


bubble usTry Visual Brainstorming.

For any type of mind-mapping, check out, a free web application for brainstorming online for PCs. For Mac/iPad/iOS, use Simple Mind.



eyejotSend video emails.  Sometimes saying it, and seeing you saying it versus reading an email will make the perfect connection. Try using Eyejot, a video email tool. It’s a great way to stand out in an inbox and connect with your recipients.





 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