Good Authoring Day to YOU
The Early Bird clock is ticking for the FIRST ONLINE Dr. Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged. If you are publishing and desire to be seriously successful, get registered. If COVID has slowed you down and need inspiration for a restart or a boost, get registered. If you are just starting down the path, definitely get registered. Here’s where to go: https://thebookshepherd.com/online-book-publishing-unplugged-on-january.html The early bird …
No author plans to fail; what he or she does is fail to plan.
Snappy Sassy Salty-Wise Words for Authors and Writers
Goals-identify them … a good thing to do for any author who wants to be seriously successful!
A few “authoring and publishing” years ago, I completed and published Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers. It still stands as one of favorites. Why? Because it is woven with quotations to kick-start and propel authors and …
Are You Ready to Celebrate Amazing Authors?
Why not NOMINATE HIM or HER for Consideration to be Inducted into the Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame slated for September 18, 2021 in Denver, Colorado? The deadline for nominated entries is February 28, 2021.
Who will join the 22 authors inducted into the Colorado Authors Hall of Fame (CAHF) in 2021?
It’s time to submit your Nomination form(s). This is the perfect month to think about:
What authors have impacted your …
With Winter and the current Covid-19 health crisis, the homeless and low-income individuals fall into the most vulnerable category. Did you know that?
And, did you know that socks are the #1 clothing need of those experiencing homelessness? Plus, did you know that “the homeless” includes INCREASING numbers of families with children? Keeping feet clean and warm is vital to winter health care. Socks are essential. And you can help.
As an honored Sock Ambassador for the Sock …
Good Authoring Day to YOU
It’s another writing weekend coming up for me plus getting ready for the final surgery on my ankle next Friday. I’ve been busy taping future episodes of the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast with many of the awesome AuthorYOU associate service providers with their latest tips, strategies, and techniques to support authors in your writing, book packaging, and book marketing. …
If you have experienced hurt, betrayal, fear, failure, critical illness, tragedy, or loss of a loved one and asked or thought: “Why?” or lamented, “If only …” or “Why did this happen to me … to us?”, then travel with me through my own ups and downs. Oh yes, I’ve had health issues like many of you (I died when I was 30 and came back); have had cancer; lost two of my children; went …
If you have a product—a book, consulting services or any other product—today, it’s all about being “out there”—exposed, talked about, findable.
YES … Authors must be findable… easily findable. Right now … open a new tab on the browser you have opened or open a new browser. What’s your expertise or your tagline. Type it in and do a “search” … what pops up? YOU … or someone else?
Online is your friend–it’s the town hall–the global …
During COVID, authors need to be strategic in book marketing and book selling. Period.
Bookselling in the COVID world and 2020 meant virtual bookselling options. Authors egos want to be featured in the main bookstore in their community … but, bookselling is way beyond the bookstore (it has always been)—in fact, bookstores are minor players for the great majority of authors today–especially the independent, small press and self-published author.
Is there one true way to do market …