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authorlyAuthorly is a digital publishing platform that enables anyone to create interactive, cross-platform storybook apps. Using the intuitive web interface, authors can build beautiful, unique, and powerful native applications for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.


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If you are speaking, need marketing material, website visual gooses and not have to pay for photos, here are sites to nab from—Some do require attribution, so please read the fine print.


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If you are doing webinars, here’s a list of places to “shout out” that they are happening or to share the downloads after completion.


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