Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 8, 2020


Good Authoring Day to YOU 

I’m back … into the heart of winter and snow more days this week than sunshine. Ready for another cruise! This week, I have my quarterly Ask Judith anything webinar on Wednesday at NOON Mountain time. Join me … ask me anything about publishing, marketing, branding – just ask. The goal is to increase your success quotient.

One of the things I came back with is an idea for a new book series—all will be less than 100 pages. The first title is in place, I’ve already bought the domain and done the outline. Getting away from the office, ongoing phone calls and emails opens up creativity. Try it, bet you will like it.

How about you? Where are your creative juices taking you for adding new ideas, services, promos … what? What have you planned going forward for 2020? For marketing? For writing? For what? What is your vision for you and your book?

Alert to all of you in Colorado who are VIP AuthorYOU members … the third of the Saturday AuthorYOU Salons of the year is slated for March 7th.  It starts at 8.30 a.m., ending at 11.30 a.m. Bring socks—I share these with the homeless … and it’s going to be chilly this winter. Plus, a snack to share with the group.

Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! I love the Friday coaching that happens early each Friday AM. I always have a “new tip” for the group, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. Become a subscriber so you can get 

Friday Coaching for less than a weekly glass of wine; for less than a weekly Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – Combo at Chick-fil-A; for less than 3 movie tickets! ALERT …we do this on Zoom … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. We gather via Zoom at 7 AM. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. This is for any author anywhere! 

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THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing: the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show adds more insights to goose your author and publishing success.

Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles and editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Book Reviews and author Tom Lutz reveals the essentials of getting book reviews, submitting for them and what is happening in author tours these days

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

  • Google Translate will soon transcribe recordings in other languages… via ⁦@thenextweb

  • Author success to build a fan base starts with creating a measurement of all your email & social media channels to benchmark any “push” campaign you do. Have you done it? Podcast tips via @MyBookShepherd  #authors #books #publishing #bookpromo

  • Keep an eye out for @JudithBriles’s podcast episode tomorrow, where Editor-in-Chief of @LAReviewofBooks, and author of Born Slippy @TomLutz22 talks about books, book reviews, and author tours.… #AmWriting #WritingCommunity

 Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • Use Instagram Memes to Increase Customer Engagement (and Share Your Sense of Humor) via @Agorapulse // Memes make people smile and are great for engagement! 🤣Are you using them in your content marketing? 🤷‍♀️🥰…

  • 20 Quick Book Marketing Ideas You Can Do Now! by guest @mixtusmedia

  • Unsure how to market a book that doesn’t exist yet? I’ve got you covered: How To Create A Pre-Launch Strategy For Your #Book by @BadRedheadMedia via @Medium 

Writers & Writing

  • Business Musings: Optimism And The Writer via @KristineRusch

  • How do you become a better writer? Start writing … write some more … keep writing. -Judith Briles #WritingCommunity #WriterWednesday #Writers #Authors #WednesdayMotivation 

  • What’s the difference between a rule and a preference? Advice for new writers… via @LouiseHarnby

Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments

NASA astronaut Christina Koch made the most of her first trip to the International Space Station by breaking the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman and conducting the first all-female spacewalk with fellow NASA astronaut Jessica Meir




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