It was a huge yes … last week was all about the Extravaganza. WOW—what a 4-day event that ended with the killer writing workshop with Barb Wilson. A huge plus. Today, I’m speaking in Michigan at the wonderful Booktoberfest that Thomson Shore sponsors for its community, book lovers and aspiring authors. Later in the week, I’ll be walking on Connor Beach in beautiful Oregon. And, wrapping up the forthcoming annual author Publishing At Sea cruise popping up in the Caribbean in January on the beautiful Allure of the Seas … let’s see, that will be in 106 days … nice! Lots happening. And how’s your week?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles is slated for SUNDAY, October 14th (I’m out of town on all Saturdays in the month of October). November will be on Saturday, the 3rd. All dates for 2018 at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYou AND, this is where you register to attend. Note—you need to join the Meetup group—it’s a freebie.
Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! Friday coaching will happen all through SEPTEMBER. 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 SKYPE … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. Two times: 7 AM Mountain time. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. We do it via Skype 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 and guest Ana Benitez, President of Storyrocket.com, explore how the site works for authors who want to get their ideas in front of legit producers for TV and movie consideration. It all adds to the author and book success. Listen in via the website or via iTunes.
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Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Analyzed 5,860,631,392 Articles From 64 Countries. Here’s What Facebook Loves! dlvr.it/Qj4pXg
Holiday sales require packaging, planning, and knowing your readers. When you finish reading 50 Ways to Sell a Sleigh-Load of Books, you’ll know exactly what to do!! spawn.org/how-to-sell-mo… #bookmarketing #Bookpromo #indieauthors #writers
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Success & Resources
Hey #authors—do your readers and friends tell you that your #book should be a movie or on TV. Would you like to create that possibility? You can—#StoryRocket may be your answer, bringing the insiders to you-podcast: http://ow.ly/6pXo30lFYRO #screenwriting #amwriting #book
If you want to create a memorable brand (and one that sticks!), infuse your identity into – Every piece of content you share – Every word you speak – Every action you take.
17 New Books You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall | @voguemagazine pwne.ws/2Cgscex
Writers & Writing
Starting But Not Finishing #Writing Projects buff.ly/2MmCHxS #writingtips
The Writer’s Well – Conversations about writing from craft to wellness. buff.ly/2nzg8dV Awesome #podcast with @JThorn_ @RachaelHerron
10 Reasons Why You Should Interview Your Fellow Fiction Authors via @storyrally buff.ly/1FiQh8U
Cool things and OMG moments!
Could goat surfing be far behind? npr.org/sections/goats…
Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that Author U 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
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