It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …
Join me, The Book Shepherd, for a day designed just for you at Casa Quatar. Are you ready to take the next step to become an author? OR … do you know someone who is?
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Over 80% of Americans think they want to write a book. Is that you? Do you know the “why” of why your book should …
The Book Shepherds: Why should you write a book? The Credibility Factor
#2 Your book creates The Creditibility Factor. Creating a book with substance and quality says reams about whom and what you are. You’ve done the research; you’ve done a study;
Twitter is one of my favorite social media platforms… here’re a couple of tips to make your weekend.
Aha #TweeterTip #1: Are you asking your Peeps to Retweet you? Just add to the end of your Tweet: Please Retweet … Hint: if you spell out versus abbreviating (pls RT), you have a higher probability of getting a “goose” from others.
Aha #TweeterTip #2: Twitter allows for 140 characters which include your spacing. Did you know that if …
It’s a glorious weekend here in Denver, Colorado. Lots of sun, no snow. It’s a Happy Dance for me!
Be open for ideas that just “drop in” … 10 days ago, I was working on something totally unrelated, in an article buried up that I wrote last year … actually, it was an article that I spun into a chapter for a friend’s book. This time, it lured me to look it over. What if … …
What a tangled web they weave … In the past two months, I’ve worked with several private clients and fielded numerous phone calls/emails from authors who have issues with their “publishers.” In all cases, they’ve been duped.
Over the summer, I rolled out a new workshop … it was “an experiment” for me … to see if I could really show writers and authors how to get a quality book out of their core; into their laptops; and move it to editing. And, by golly, that’s what happened.
Living in Colorado, naturally I did the “in person” class in the Denver area. Several ahas popped including the value of keeping it small. …
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Shout Outs for Webinars
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Here’s your author tidbits and ahas for a Saturday …
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Send video emails. Sometimes saying it, and seeing you saying …