Starting yesterday, Passover commenced and tomorrow is Easter – events that are honored and celebrated globally as families and friends gather to eat and be a unified “family.” Wishing joy and rebirth to you all.
Last weekend, was a highly intense one with heavy-duty rewrites for a client. On Monday, it was hard to work on the next chapter—my brain hurt! One of the challenges that have been on my plate was to finish a 94-year-old’s book and get it into his hands before his time was over. On Tuesday, we got it to print. He is so excited. The team was a tad stressed with the time pressure—but we did it. Thank you to designer Nick Zelinger for creating a terrific cover and complimentary interior… so beyond what they ever envisioned.
Our webinar on Wednesday with Grabbr was an eye-opener. With over 200, viewers/participants, questions poured in almost as soon as we started. Whew! For pre, during, post launching, this is a tool you don’t want to be without. Here’s the link to watch and learn: add the replay in when we have it
Wait … Wait … there’s more. Don’t forget to sign up for the Saturday, April 14th Author Book Camp—it’s a cornucopia of ideas—check them out on the website—early bird ends TOMORROW. Details here: http://bit.ly/BookCornucopia
And, if you are a member of AuthorYOU … and not calling on Fridays for the free coaching available to you … WHY, WHY, WHY? Get with it before you lose this benefit.
If you are in Colorado, don’t miss out on not taking advantage of this freebie I do once a month. Next Saturday, April 7th is the next one. Get all dates for 2018 at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYou … AND, how’s your week been?
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles invited Briles invited Amy Collins to join her. The topic: Amazon shenanigans that harms author. It’s the reveal … and what to do. Listen in via the website or via iTunes.
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 http://bit.ly/BookPublishing-iTunes. You can also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, 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 weekTweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
- Long live the seller’s market mobile.nytimes.com/2018/03/20/tec…
- Social media presents a significant opportunity to enhance PR. bit.ly/2F4ZRpc
- Do you know your target audience to market your #book to? Get 3 essential tips for busy #authors to direct your #bookmarketing plan to-podcast: http://ow.ly/HWeN30hji4e
Success & Resources
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5 Easy Ways Entrepreneurs Can Reduce Stress and Recharge Daily buff.ly/2DwEudR #authors
Escape the Tyranny of Your To-Do List dlvr.it/QLs20H
Writers & Writing
Are you a cozy #mystery writer? Get essential tips to create one that turns into a page-turner: http://elizabethspanncraig.com/3424/cozy-mystery-points/
Writing is #Writing, From ‘Seinfeld’ To Historical Fiction: by Lawrence H. Levy @SignatureReads
Cool things and OMG moments!
The ashes of world-famous physicist Steven Hawking will be interred in London’s Westminster Abbey near the graves of ground-breaking scientists Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. cnn.it/2DJeso2
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