Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 21, 2019

Good Authoring Day to YOU …

Last Monday morning, when I stepped out on my back deck, I felt it. The snap. I felt FALL announce, I’m coming. A different type of “cold” was in the air. As the week progressed, the yellowing of leaves began to pepper through my many trees. Yeppers, fall is coming. Official, it lands in two days, on the 23rd. Summer is coming to an end.

I’m getting ready to launch my newest of Unplugged events: Book Marketing Unplugged in a month. It’s already half full—and yes, I’m covering how to not lose your mental marbles with social media. Join me in Denver on October 18-19—all details on my website, under the Events tab.

And forward, for all of you in Colorado who participate in the second Saturday AuthorYOU Salons, the NEW time that we start is 8.30 a.m., ending at 11.30 a.m. This was the popular recommendation of the 20 participants who were here last weekend.

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, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. 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 Zoom … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. We gather via Zoom at 7 AM. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. This is for any author anywhere! 

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THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing: the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show adds more insights to goose your author and publishing success.

Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd and the master of copywriting marketing secrets, Casey Demchak reveals how he writes and upgrades marketing copy for headlines and back covers—Part II. Loved his ideas!

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Here are your Top Ten Tweet 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

 Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • WOWSA #Authors …YouTube creators are turning the site into a podcast network via @verge | An interesting trend; marketers, pay attention!  This Is How To Get Easy Author Publicity by guest @SmartAuthors

  • How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan: The Consultant Cheat Sheet

  • Want to get your marketing to a sizzling point? You can. It starts with your “copy”. New Podcast via @mybookshepherd @JudithBriles @caseydemchak , you will discover “how” to make you and your marketing copy soar to new levels. #bookmarketing

Writers & Writing

  • 18 Literary Markets Accepting Reprints Now – September 2019 via

  • “I order two cups of coffee. Long black for me, white for him, and drink them both…” Literary fiction that’s “unique, exceptional, excellently written”, “perfect in its style and delivery”  Print/ebk/or #FREEreadKU #eNovAaW

  • In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions.

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • As two teens watched TV at home late one night, they heard someone in the other room opening the refrigerator and eating the food inside. But it wasn’t a person — it was a bear



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