If you are like me, your email box is loaded … in fact, overloaded … with offers to do “this” and offers to do “that”; with call to action after call to action. It’s exhausting, to say the least.
Each year, I put an enormous amount of time and energy in putting together AuthorU’s annual Extravaganza—a three-day event bringing a variety of publishing and marketing experts together under one roof. Each commit to not being Swoopers—speakers who …
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;
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On Tuesday, July 11th (6 ET, 5 CT, 4 MT, 3 PT.) … 30 awesome and Hot Publishing Ahas and Tips from six amazing publishing pros: Judith Briles, Joan Stewart, Rebecca Finkel, Kelly Johnson, Mara Purl and Amy Collins. Plus we always throw in a few more that you won’t want to miss!
What author and writer don’t want savvy insider tips and …
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.
This week is my 4th Annual Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged event–3 awesome days that cover a variety of topics including the latest in authoring gizmos and gadgets and a variety of GamePlans that I work each participate through for Book Marketing, Speaking, Platforms and CrowdFunding–free money! If you want to move you and your book to unbelievable heights, call my offices today and see if there are any spots left at 303-885-2207.
Book CrowdFunding isn’t …
On Sunday, November 1st, Dan Poynter ’s fight with acute cancer ended. A true giant. Dan was the catalyst and visionary and has remained in the center of the growing self-publishing community. Seeing the value of self-publishing, it was seeded with his love of parachuting and cats. That love led to the publishing of over one hundred books with the Para Publishing imprint and his name. His Self-Publishing Manual became a bible for mega-thousands of authors.
Every writer, every author, hits the wall some time … sometimes, lots of times. Oh, we can bring it all on ourselves, allowing and enabling a slew of distractions to create the detour. Or, some cosmic force comes into play—totally unexpected and totally uncontrollable. It’s called life, and yes, it does happen. What happens if you routinely get waylaid … or you are on a true crunch deadline and you have got to get the chapter finished by tomorrow am or the book out the door within the next two weeks?
Are you a procrastinator? Do you need a nudge to get you, or keep you going? A gentle one … or an evil one? Here’s something that just might do the trick to pull you out of a funk and kick-start your fingers and mind.
5. Determine Predator Status: Before committing to anything, BEFORE PAYING ONE DIME, go to Google, type the company or person’s name—after it, add “complaint”, “problem”, “scam”, “con”, “rip off”, “lawsuit” and see what others around the web are saying. You can usually tell if they have a good reputation or are out to suck you, your bank account and credit card dry.