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Think of AuthorYOU SALONS as a combo MASTERMIND and personal Advisory Board. And JOIN AuthorYOU.org today. https://authoru.org/join-author-u/why-join-author-u.html 

Delivered ONLINE for global and housebound members and IN-PERSON for those in Colorado.

Your host is Dr. Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd and the AuthorYOU SALONS are held two ways: on ZOOM from 7 to 8.30 am AND in her home in the southeast Metro Denver area from 9 to 11.30 am. They are a benefit as a part of AuthorYOU.org membership. A member can bring a Guest who can attend ONE Salon. After that, you must be a member of AuthorYOU.org.

Gatherings are monthly and always on the second Saturday with hot coffee and teas welcoming those who come to the IN-PERSON session. Each AuthorYOU SALON begins with an answer to a question that has been posted by the participants.

AuthorYOU is all about being a support community for authors.
AuthorYOU is all about providing education for author and publishing success.

Notices and registration options are posted on https://www.meetup.com/AuthorYOUSalons/
Why IN-PERSON vs ONLINE? Never ... EVER ... UNDERVALUE the Power of the In-Person presence. Never. It's different support; a different camaraderie; and definitely different takeaways that ALWAYS occur with the "lingering" factor that real-time interaction creates.

Welcome to the AuthorYOU SALONS ...
AuthorYOU SALONS are about how-tos, what-fors and why-not now. Think of it as an experience that is safe for authors at all levels; always sharing usable information and fun.
AuthorYOU SALONS are about the education, mentoring of authors and writers in the fields of writing, authoring and publishing books. 
AuthorYOU SALONS are FREE to AuthorYOU.org VIP members ... you bring a HEALTHY SNACK to share when attending LIVE meetings the second Saturday of the month ... and some NEW SOCKS that are given to those in need.
AuthorYOU SALONS are held normally on the second Saturday of the month.
AuthorYOU SALONS sponsors the annual Author Autumn Tea, a celebration of authors and new books open to the public.
A gathering spot has been created to schmooze with other authors on a monthly Saturday morning. At the beginning, each person is asked: What do you need to know today to help with your publishing journey? You answer and the agenda is set. We all:
·         brainstorm ideas
·         get a little feedback (sometimes a lot)
·         ask questions about a book in the works or already published
·         figure out book marketing and how to launch or relaunch a book
·         hang with other authors
·         learn the latest in social media strategies
·         get feedback on writing or an idea that's percolating
·         whatever pops into your mind ...
... it just has to be authoring, writing and/or publishing connected. In other words ... get some help. There is NO set agenda ... what there will be as a stream of ideas and thoughts that will be shared and can be used to enrich your writing, your authoring and your success.
Cost: Free and available to members of AuthorYOU.org. As a newbie or wondering "is this for me?" you can attend one session for free as guest of a member. Forward, you need to join AuthorYOU.org. Judith Briles donates her time to you, which is billed at $450 an hour if you were to do a one-on-one with her.
Rules: This is a free exchange of ideas and questions-Is there a book in the works? Are you stuck? Curious about the various publishing options? Do you just need to hang and schmooze once in a while with other authors? Ask your questions ... you'll get answers. And, this is a "pay it forward" group--we help each other along this path. ALSO: if less than 5 authors are registered by the Friday before, it will be canceled.
Does the AuthorYOU SALON sound like a plan for you? IN-PERSON ... Created in a "Salon" type environment-coffee, tea and water will be available. If you come, bring a snack to share with others. You show up at 9.00 am and leave by noon--sometimes for the whole time, maybe just an hour. The ONLINE starts on Zoom at 7.00 am and goes to 8.30--all times are Mountain.

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ONLINE - JUNE 11 SAT ... AuthorYOU SALONS ...

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For AuthorYOU members only. For AuthorYOU members only. It's your Second Saturday MasterMind gathering ... think of the Salons as having a mini Advisory Board. THE SALONS are a benefit for fully paid members of the AuthorYOU.org community. If less than 5 registers by NOON the Friday before, the Salon will be canceled.

This is a ZOOM event ... meaning YOU show up in person. No blank/black screens.

June opens to warming weather on the outside ... and sizzling ideas on the inside. Let's dump what isn't working and reveal new avenues for your author success ... about you; about your book ... what else? It's part of your expanding author infrastructure. See you Saturday a 9.00 a.m.

This Event is exclusively for AuthorYOU Members.

To Join AuthorYOU, visit https://authoru.org/join-author-u/why-join-author-u.html, and sign up for a VIP AuthorYOU Membership.

• AS ALWAYS, All gatherings start with a virtual flip chart and a question: what do you need? The morning is then off ... who knows what paths it will take? Is there a book in the works? Are you stuck? Curious about the various publishing options? Ask your questions ... AND participate.

The value of the group is to give, not just take. The Author YOU SALON participants are true masterminds. The SALONS created with expand your projects and the breadth of your success. If you want to make your book happen ... here's the inner circle that has ideas and experience to kick start it, goose it and just get the launch started. Your answers are in the room.

There is no charge for AuthorYOU Members. No question goes unanswered! --come at 7, stay til 8.30 MT.

IN-PERSON - JUNE 11 ... SAT AuthorYOU SALONS ...

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June opens to warming weather on the outside ... and sizzling ideas on the inside. Let's dump what isn't working and reveal new avenues for your author success ... about you; about your book ... what else? It's part of your expanding author infrastructure. See you Saturday a 9.00 a.m.

IN-PERSON ... you must be fully vaccinated for IN-PERSON--no exceptions. We will also bring it in via ZOOM. IN-PERSON attendees ... bring new socks for my Sock Ambassador support.

This Event is exclusively for AuthorYOU Members.

To Join AuthorYOU, visit https://authoru.org/join-author-u/why-join-author-u.html, and sign up for a VIP AuthorYOU Membership.

• AS ALWAYS, All gatherings start with a virtual flip chart and a question: what do you need? The morning is then off ... who knows what paths it will take? Is there a book in the works? Are you stuck? Curious about the various publishing options? Ask your questions ... AND participate.

The value of the group is to give, not just take. The Author YOU SALON participants are true masterminds. The SALONS created with expand your projects and the breadth of your success. If you want to make your book happen ... here's the inner circle that has ideas and experience to kick start it, goose it and just get the launch started. Your answers are in the room.

There is no charge for AuthorYOU Members. No question goes unanswered! --come at 9, stay til noon if need be.

ONLINE JULY 9 AuthorYOU Salons SAT

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For AuthorYOU members only.

It's an ONLINE Saturday AM gathering for the AuthorYOU Salon community. Grab a hot beverage--who knows what the weather will deliver? Bring your questions ... you get answers. Catch up with old and new friends. July always brings some heat ... what at you going to do to add sparks to your writing and marketing?

This is a ZOOM event ... meaning YOU show up in person. No blank/black screens.

IN-PERSON - JULY 9 AuthorYOU Salons SAT

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For AuthorYOU members only.

It's an IN-PERSON Saturday AM gathering for the AuthorYOU Salon community. Grab a hot beverage--who knows what the weather will deliver? Bring your questions ... you get answers. Catch up with old and new friends. July always brings some heat ... what at you going to do to add sparks to your writing and marketing?

IN-PERSON attendees ... bring new socks for my Sock Ambassador support plus a healthy snack to share.

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