Good Authoring Day to YOU
Today is the AuthorYOU online program on using Medium to expand your influence hemisphere … and it starts with copying and pasting in what you have already created—you curate yourself. Hope on board—register at www.AuthorYOU.org and click on events. Next Saturday, it’s AuthorYOU Salons online for AuthorYOU.org members. Join in.
What a roller coaster of weather … one day, it’s 60 degrees plus, the next, it snowed, then back to 55 again. Whew—the art of layered dressing for sure!
Last weekend was a focus on Book Marketing via my new online Unplugged – fun, new tools … for the author who wants to be seriously successful. This month is all about Social Media. All details here: https://thebookshepherd.com/11522-2.html
And SPRING is coming … what are you doing to seed new ideas and writings. It’s Jucilating time!
My two bits for this last Saturday morning of the month.
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!
Register here: http://bit.ly/FridayCoaching
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show added insights writing children’s books and sparking creativity with bestselling author Justin Matott. Take advantage of it—just an hour of your time:
Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles via
Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles via http://bit.ly/BookPublishingPodcast.
Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 ET, 5 CT, 4 MT, 3 PT 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 http://bit.ly/BookPublishing-iTunes.
OR … just go to http://bit.ly/BookPublishingPodcast. With over 4 million downloaded podcasts to select from, the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast has experienced over 4,000,000 listeners … 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
So true in today’s world: Celebrate the people who cheer your success and sit with you in your sadness.
Just because you excel at something doesn’t mean you should pursue it. Pay attention to how it makes you feel. Does it give you energy or deplete it? #energy #genius
Learn more about what reviews can do 4 #authors: bit.ly/GreatBkReviews
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Get author Smarts, personal #book coaching via Dr Judith Briles’ Social Media Unplugged online in March. Info: bit.ly/SocialMediaUnp… #publishing #selfpub #bookmarketing #indiepublishing #authors #books #writingcommunity #amwriting #smm #virtual
Authors don’t know the business well enough to realize that publishers are not booksellers. Bookstores are. That means, Amazon is. Publishers have never sold books. #EndOfRant
When flying (remember when we flew?) Always have a copy of YOUR book out. You never know who you’ll be sitting next to!
Writers & Writing
The delicate relationship between grief and fanfiction, explained by a psychologist | @voxdotcom pwne.ws/2NWTtcs
Dinty W. Moore shares what inspired his most recent book To Hell With It, what lesson it taught him, why writers should have fun with their writing, and more! #WDAuthorSpotlights #memoir #CreativeNonfiction hubs.li/H0HxTCw0
Edward Carey Talks to Alexander Chee About Rewriting a Myth and the Enduring Power of Pinocchio | @lithub pwne.ws/3e3X0Ae
Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments
Scientists have taken the first-ever photos of a glow-in-the-dark shark producing its own light. The kitefin shark, Dalatias licha, is the world’s largest known bioluminescent vertebrate, growing to nearly six feet in length. cnn.it/3bZ5juL
Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that AuthorYOU Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, subscribe directly on iTunes: http://ow.ly/QO0oK