Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 30, 2021

Good Authoring Day to YOU 

… And, Happy Saturday and Happy Halloween …

It’s #Caturday post time. Boo … it’s that time of year again. Don’t be spooked when it comes to writing your book. You can do it.

Today is huge, and a busy, BUSY one. The Author’s Autumn Tea is this afternoon. If you are in Colorado, head over to my home. It’s all treats … no tricks. Tomorrow is a client writing day.

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.

And, it’s Early Bird time for the online combo Book Marketing and Social Media Unplugged. Join me for two full afternoon of author success.

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- 

THIS WEEK on Author YOU Your Guide to Book Publishing, the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show added insights on author publicity. Take advantage of it—just an hour of your time:

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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

Summer 2021 Comic Sales Were the Highest in 5 Years | @screenrant

THE OMA AWARD ✨ is open for applications! A new award for early-career underrepresented creators of children’s books. Winners receive the resources, and connections, along with the funds to accomplish their goals in successfully marketing their new book.

Regular contributor to my #SharingwithWriters blog makes you as savvy about children’s lit as you are about your usual genre. Subscribe so you don’t miss any of her blogs!

Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

To get your marketing on track for 2022, read and assess this hot-off-the-presses research by @Talkwalker & @HubSpot . They’ve analyzed how customers now use social. Download a free copy below & check out my take on the importance of AI:…

How can you be more engaging on social media? Don’t make your social media presence all #bookmarketing all the time. Mix it up with a variety of trending topics, advice, and yes, humor! And above all, be personal! Check out my tips on ⁦@Indie Reader⁩…

Detailed tips on how to convert a children’s book into a videobook designed for a blind child. Podcast via @RichardRieman @mybookshepherd. Podcast:…… #authors #Childrensbooks #kidsbook #vision

Writing Tips

From crafting an edge-of-your-seat plot to creating supernatural characters, this collection pulls together writing tips from best-selling authors to help you get your story idea on the shelves. #FrightWrites #amwriting #writingcommunity #authors

Books, much like children, sometimes take a village. Let managing editor and fellow WriMo participant Moriah Richard give you tips for engaging with your online and in-person NaNoWriMo community.

Boo! Gotham Ghostwriters’ Dan Gerstein reveals how writers can spot nightmare ghostwriting clients and take steps to avoid them when seeking work. #FrightWrites #amwriting #authors #books

Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments

[love this story–I learned how to read with comic books at 4] In Seattle, Outsider Comics is an Inclusive Home Base for a New Generation of Comic Book Readers | @seattletimes #authors #reading #JudithBriles

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