Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 23, 2021

Good Authoring Day to YOU 

And Happy Saturday …

This week is a busy, BUSY one. Getting ready for the Author’s Autumn Tea next Saturday … plus lots, and I mean LOTS of writing with and for clients. Loved that three books headed to layout.

Do you live in Colorado? Are you thinking of Holiday shopping? Need the perfect gift? Think books—come to my annual FREE Autumn Author Tea and Soiree/ Vaccination is a must. Register HERE:

DO NOT MISS the IN-PERSON November 6th program.. Jon Marcantoni, Tattered Cover’s new Colorado author advocate will be in the house to walk us through how to submit and work with them. It will be IN-PERSON at the Smokey Hill Library. All info on the Events tab. Get registered.

It’s #Caturday post time. Yes, the joy of writing … of publishing … of authoring. Don’t let negativity and people who drain you influence your writing.

That’s my past week … how about you … what are you up to?

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 that I lead with—a “show and tell how to do ‘it’ … whatever ‘it’ is, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. Become a subscriber so you can get Friday Coaching for only $27 a month for VIP AuthorYOU members, $37 for non-members—limited number of subscribers allowed. We gather viz Zoom at 7 AM. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. We do it via Zoom. This is for any author anywhere! Register 

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Here are your Top Ten Tweets 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

Finally … there is a reduction in the old self-publishing stigma that plagued too many authors. Podcast via @TatteredCover @JudithBriles @mybookshepherd… #authors #bookmarketing #podcast #indiepublishing #bookstores #Colorado

How a Power Nap Can Boost Your Energy And Productivity

“Location and environment are crucial if you want to generate a decent idea. Being relaxed, sometimes distracted, helps. The harder you force yourself to have an idea, the harder it is to get one.” Kevin Duncan #bookmarketing #APSSbrianjud

Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

Hey authors: have you got EMO: Extreme Marketing Overwhelm? Get encouraged, ideas, solutions at JudithBriles Book Marketing-Social Media Unplugged online in NOV. Info: #selfpub #bookmarketing #indiepublishing #authors #books #amwriting #virtual

[hooray—print books are selling!] Bookstore Sales Continued to Rebound in August | #authors #JudithBriles #bookmarketing

Are you getting your fair share of moneys from digital sales via libraries? Maybe … maybe not. Check this out via @JaneFriedman #authors #ebooks #publishing #JudithBriles

Writing Tips

[wow … cli-fi … another avenue for fiction] The literary landscape is as changing as our physical landscape. Author Marjorie B. Kellogg defines what climate fiction is and offers some examples that suggest the sci-fi novel has been around for decades.

[Tips for writers of nonfiction and fiction via @blueinkreview ] “…if your novel isn’t impacting your readers emotionally, you’re doing something wrong.” #amwriting #writingcommmunity #authors #publishing #JudithBriles There Rhythm In Your Writing?… via @BookBaby Blog

Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments

Hmmmm …The Reading Habits Of Five Generations [Infographic]… via @BookBaby Blog

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Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and works directly with authors who want to be seriously successful and has been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the ’80s. Judith is the author of 37 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book PlatformsSnappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers, and How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech. Her personal memoir When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present is a #1 bestseller on Amazon. Collectively, her books have earned over 45 book awards. Judith speaks throughout the year at publishing conferences. 

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