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It's a Taste of the AuthorYOU Extravaganza Online Summit Webinar - FREE
[img width="335" height="204" src="file:///C:/Users/judit/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.jpg" v:shapes="Picture_x0020_1"> February 24, 2018 8 a.m. PT, 9 MT, 10 CT, 11 ET for 3 ¾ hours Get Ready for the TASTE of the AUTHOR YOU EXTRAVAGANZA! Oh yes … it’s a Sneak Preview! Get ready to jump on the inside of what’s coming to the all NEW AuthorYOU Extravaganza that will be in the beautiful Colorado Rockies this summer. Only attend a Taste of the AuthorYOU Extravaganza online summit if: ü you want to outsell and outshine most authors ü you want to connect with national publishing pros ü you want to learn insider tips for 2018 book marketing ü you want to learn how to avoid publishing predators ü you want to learn about author tools that work ü you want to be seriously successful as an author REGISTER NOW for A Taste of the AuthorYOU Extravaganza: Starting at 8 a.m. until 11.30 a.m. Pacific Time on Saturday, February 24th, JOIN Joan Stewart (the Publicity Hound and Publicity Expert), John Kremer (Book Marketing Expert), Kathy Meis (founder of Bublish and Branding/Distribution Expert), Daniel Hall (Online Product Development Expert), Jackie Lapin (Media and Speaker Tour Expert), Barb Wilson (Editor and Craft of Writing Expert) and hosted by Judith Briles (The Book Shepherd® and Book Publishing Expert). Each will share a variety of tips that only the Extravaganza insider track will get on Saturday, February 24th. And for all who pre-register for the Author YOU Extravaganza, each will receive from each of the presenters … bonuses that normally are paid for and FREE to each registrant along with a special discount on their registration. Get ready to Create Your Author and Publishing Breakthroughs … starting NOW! The AuthorYOU Extravaganza dates are August 24-25, 2018. The event will be flagged by two special Intensives: Advanced Book Marketing Breakthroughs with John Kremer, Kathy Meis and Judith Briles on Thursday afternoon and Reach Your Peak of Writing and Editing Peaks of Success on Sunday morning with Barb Wilson. REGISTER NOW for A Taste of the AuthorYOU Extravaganza: And put a HOLD on your calendar and plan on attending the full AuthorYOU Extravaganza August 23-26 in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado … think of it as the ultimate author retreat!

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AuthorU is a non-profit membership organization with both 501(c)3 and 501(c)6 status. AuthorU's official website is ... on it are all AuthorU member benefits and expansive information Events and Activities.

PLEASE JOIN the official ( on the website, ( FULL benefits (these are not accessible via Meetup) ... annual GOLD membership is $99 to be a paid-up member and includes a variety of deep-discounted benefits for members that are not available with just the Meetup connection.

You will get the quarterly Author Resource ezine, discounts for ISBNs, discounts to IngramSpark, access to a variety of publishing providers with special perks, ForeWord magazine, book review discounts along with the ability to attend AuthorU's Tech Tool Boxes and Salons and a variety of other events scheduled throughout the year including the annual Holiday party.

This is the place to be:

• If you want to learn about writing, creating, strategizing, developing, publishing and selling your book.

• If you want to create a book that has pizzazz, punch and panache, this is your place to be.

• If you want a community of authors who have been there, done that, this is the place to be.

• And if you want a community that creates ongoing programs and events--both in person and remote, this is definitely the place to be.

AuthorU believes in the GOYT Factor ... Get Off Your Tush. If you are going to be successful in author and book success, it's up to you. We can show you how.

And, if you want to ...

publish your book yourself (self - indie) or sell it to NY, you learn how to do it;

create titles that soar;

structure and design your book;

not get duped by publishers, publishing and others who want your money;

learn the dollar, cents and sense of the publishing world;

pick the right people for your publishing team;

how to pick the right editor for your project;

get the media buzzing about you;

build book buzz;

learn the ins and outs of creating a successful crowdfunding campaign;

learn printing options;

discover how to get foreign rights;

learn what needs permissions and what doesn't

not create a mediocre book;

an active community of beginning and seasoned authors to and

so, so much more ...

AuthorU is where you need to be. Meet and schmooze with others who have similar goals ... who want to learn what to do, how to do it, not just talk about it. Each meeting will include a presentation by a publishing pro on the "topic" of the night, plenty of time to network and pick Judith's brain.

Who am I, your fearless leader? I'm Dr. Judith Briles, author of 35 books-18 published with NY houses until I created my own imprint in 2000. I've published in 16 countries and had over a 1,000,000 copies sold. As a past president of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association, the Colorado Authors League and chair of numerous publishing conferences, I know publishing inside and out. Known as The Book Shepherd to many, I've consulted with thousands of authors and authors-to be. It's a pleasure to be with you on your journey.

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