Top Ten Twitter Tweets of May 12, 2018


I’m a HUGE fan of nurses and this past week, I donated 600 copies of my various health care books to two local hospitals to give to their nurses.

Looking forward to the Sizzling Video workshop this afternoon. My goal—a new one for my new book on speaking.

And definitely looking forward to the webinar on Thursday, the 17th with Kimberley Grabas. It’s all about Author Tool Kits and Platforms—make sure you signup to get the replay (and attend live).

Register here:

There are ONLY 5 spots left for the Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged 3-day event June 21-23. Is one of them yours?

If you are in Colorado, meet me at my home on Saturday, June 2 for the monthly AuthorYOU Circles. It’s a freebie, but you need to register for our Authorfest. Get all dates for 2018 at

And, on Saturday, May 12th from 1-4.30 p.m., come and create a Sizzle Reel for you and your book at a special AuthorYOU gathering—details here:


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! Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. Two times: 7 AM and Noon Mountain time. The dress? Totally casual. This is for any author anywhere!  

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 … AND, how’s your week been?


THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles dug into the “how-tos” of creating a successful speaking career wrapped around your book. It all adds to author and book success. 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 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 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

  • The 4 Most Effective Book Marketing Strategies That Work via @BadRedheadMedia

  • 9 Best WordPress Facebook Plugins to Grow Your Blog via @wpbeginner | Very helpful! 👏🏻😃

  • Top 100 #Pinterest trends >> Every category is full of surprises and must-trys, so get ready to Pin your heart out. [excellent updates]

  • Micro-Influencers: Inside Dirt Astute Marketers Don’t Know…#influencermarketing

Success & Resources

Writers & Writing

  • Want to write clean romance? Check out the new K-lytics report… 

  • Sure, submission deadlines can be panic-inducing, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. See why Scott McCormick finds it helpful to write under pressure:

  • A Good Walk May Be the Best Writing Exercise:”As writers, we’re attempting our own kind of magic, transporting the reader into a fictional world of our creation.” 

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • Danger! People are thirsting over the robot from ‘Lost In Space’



Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, subscribe directly on iTunes: 


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