Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 2, 2019

These next two weeks are a “finish up” goal for me … several projects need to move to full layout for new ones to commence. A good thing!

Looking forward to the AuthorYOU Gadgets and Tools gathering today … next Saturday, if you are in Denver area, drop by … it’s the Author Circles brainstorming on from 9 to noon … coffee is on me



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… AND, how’s your week been?

THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles invited Mara Purl to join her on writing tips for the fiction author—character development and so much more… to do some “tool” strategies for authors for the new year. Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going to have to do the clock crunching for your time zone at You can also go to the Home page of, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and are instantly there!  With over 100,000 downloaded podcasts each month from around the world, you are in good company! 

Here are your Top Ten Tweet for the past week 

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Author, Publishing and Resource Success

  • “Visual communication is a must-have skill for all managers, because more and more often, it’s the only way to make sense of the work they do.” – Harvard Business Review

  • How To Be A Successful Company Of One w/ @pjrvs

  • Final IRS Guidance On Business Tax Break Favors Publishing Professionals, Except for “Performing Arts” Licenses

Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • How important is #bookmarketing? Think this: a great marketer will outlast a great #author. Rev up your marketing moxie with this podcast:

  • 📌 this > 10 Steps to an Achievable Instagram Strategy – practical tips for sure success! | Social Media Tips by Peg Fitzpatrick – social media expert | Social Media Marketing Tutorials | How to Use Instagram | Social media power tips #instagramtips #…

  • NEW! Facebook Update Replaces Automatically Adding Users To Group With Invitations via @digitaliworld | Important update!! Check out my Facebook page for more info. 👥 💡…

Writers & Writing

  • Writing Tips: 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Your Protagonist #amwriting #writing

  • Should a writer hire a freelance editor before submitting to an agent? And should editors accept the work?… via @LouiseHarnby

  • Have you been dreaming about having your own blog? What are you

Cool things and OMG moments!


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