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Calling all Authors who want author success!
Dr. Judith Briles --The Book Shepherd Dr. Judith Briles --The Book Shepherd
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: Denver, CO
Tuesday, June 25, 2024


Calling all Authors!

Special Announcement

for the ALL NEW AuthorU.org Website and Membership

If you are a member of AuthorU.org … a past member … and/or an author who desires to be seriously successful with your publishing efforts … read on:
Lots has been happening since the first of the year with a FULL revamp of the AuthorU.org website on a new platform and membership participation.

1. AuthorU is now an inclusive author success membership—the only add on costs will be when there is a meal at an event … as in the summer BBQ for Colorado attendees or the annual Holiday party. If a non-member wants to attend an event, there is a ONE TIME only opportunity. After that, membership is required. It’s an investment of $127 per year. See #5 per your current membership.

2. Most webinars will be for paid up members only such as the Author Salons that are online and in-person … as in the summer BBQ for Colorado attendees, the annual Holiday party, and the Barnes & Noble Book Fairs.

3. A special catalog that will be emailed to all Colorado libraries and bookstores will be created for all paid up members as of July 10, 2024, who choose to participate. Your first book is FREE … any additional books will be $25 each. If there are more than four, we will create a special discount for you. Each member will have a special page that will be created for you in the catalog on the AuthorU website. Check out the sample at: https://www.authoru.org/publishing-books .

We need before July 31:
-JPG of your front cover(s)
-Your author name
-Your publisher name
-You preferred email contact
-Where your book is distributed for bookstores (most likely Ingram).
-Shortened link for your Amazon.com and BN.com detail pages.
-Up to 100 words describing—if you have won awards, mention you are an award-winner or have enjoyed bestseller status on Amazon.

Email to Rebecca Finkel at Rebecca@fpgd.com and copy me at Judith@Briles.com.

4. NEW Home page banner … note the phone # 720-767-2255add to your contact addresses. Also add Orders@AuthorU.org – Admin@AuthorU.org and Judith@Briles.com.

5. Status of your membership: Are you a current member? If you are, there have been hiccups with the OLD website and information became jumbled. It’s why we’ve built a new one. I need to have you personally email me at Judith@Briles.com when you joined or renewed your membership—the month and year is fine. We will auto change you to effectively on the current date to June 30, 2025. All memberships will be renewed on July 1st

6. Next, on the HOME page of AuthorU.org, I need any author interested in being in the AuthorU community to go to the upper banner and then on the far right orange image of my book, How to Avoid Book Publishing BlundersCLICK on it and add your name and email—you will be added to the blog list and notified of meetings. To attend them for free, you must be a paid-up member.

Already paid-up membersalso click on the orange image and add your name and email into the database with membership extended to June 2025.

7. If you are an Associate member, providing services, Your investment is $197 a year. We need Your logo, website, phone, email and a description of up to 300 words of what you do/provide.

8. If you are not a memberJOIN NOW at AuthorU.org. Your investment for author and marketing success is $127 a year.

Questions? … I welcome them—call me or email me—the sooner, the better.

Judith Briles, for the Board of AuthorU.org

Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. Often, she must roll up her writing sleeves and become a Book Doctor, juicing up storylines and author words. 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 45 books and 56 book awards including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book PlatformsSnappy Sassy Salty: Success for Authors and Writers, and How to Create a Million Dollar Speech. Her personal memoir When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present is a #1 bestseller on Amazon and her historical fiction debut The Secret Journey and The Secret Hamlet. Collectively, her books have earned over 50 book awards. Judith speaks throughout the year at publishing conferences. 

Throughout the year, she holds Judith Briles Book Unplugged in-person and online experiences: Publishing, Speaking, Marketing, and Social Media. All are two-day intensives limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. Join Judith live for the “AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing” podcast on the Toginet Radio Network HERE. The AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Marketing podcast is ranked in the TOP 10 podcasts for book marketing by Mashable and Feedspot.

Follow @AuthorUYOUBooks and @MyBookShepherd on Twitter and do a “Like” at AuthorYOU, and join the Facebook group Book Publishing with The Book Shepherd. If you want to create a book that has no regrets, contact her.

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