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Publisher's Summary

Are you feeling overwhelmed in writing and publishing your book?

Have you stumbled into a publishing pit?

Would you like practical publishing advice?

You are writing a book...or you have one already published and the OMG moment hits. You have made a mistake (or maybe a lot of them)...screwed up...or you may feel clueless about the tsunami of items you need to deal with. You do not want to fall further into the abyss of book creation and publishing. You need help and savvy guidance.

How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos reveals 101 strategies and tips to ensure your publishing success.

  • Create design elements that keep readers coming back for more.
  • Identify readability factors to ensure your reader ease and aha take-aways.
  • Determine who the publishing predators are and how to avoid their traps.
  • Pinpoint the essentials that every successful author must include in a book.
  • Get hot tips for creating and maintaining momentum in book marketing.
  • Structure social media that is ideal for your book and expertise.
  • Learn what to avoid in contracts and how to end them if necessary.

Finally, here is the guide authors and writers have been looking for. It is easy and understandable - one that shows you how to avoid the potholes that litter the publishing maze.

With How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos, you have got Judith Briles at your side. As The Book Shepherd, publishing expert and author of 35 books, she knows what the roadblocks and pitfalls are that authors encounter. And now, you will know too and what to do when you encounter them.

©2016 Judith Briles (P)2017 Judith Briles

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Even if you are not a writer you can learn alot

Would you listen to How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos again? Why?

Yes I loved it. I did publish one book 10 years ago and it's amazing to see how things are more complex but with more opportunities now

What was one of the most memorable moments of How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos?

To see how many opportunities (and work) you have for marketing your book

What about Judith Briles’s performance did you like?

yes. very professional voice

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

will not make a film. or more a "how to" book

Any additional comments?

even if you are not a writer it has a lot of info that can help you in any project you do in life

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A lot to take in

I am very interested in publishing more books. I find there is so much out there it is very hard to know what is good to know and what is crucial to know. This is not a book you listen to and set aside but rather one you take in small measure as you go so as not to over look the value of what your getting. One I shall definitely refer back to as I go. I received this book at no charge in exchange for an honest review.

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To-do list that empowers and emboldens

Easy to digest advice covering as many aspects of publishing as I can think of. Super helpful tips from someone whose knowledge of the subject demands your respect, even though I had never heard of her before.

If you are thinking of writing or publishing, this book will spare you some level of heartache and may just give you that nudge of self confidence to actually put the pen to the page.

Narration was spot on. Production quality was first rate. Excellent book for those interested in the subject

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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Where was this when I was starting out?!?

You'll want the paper copy, too, as this is absolutely jam-packed with information you'll want to flag and refer to again and again. I know I'll be grabbing one and a pack of post-it flags so I can dog ear a hard copy for quick reference.

The author cheerfully admits she leans toward non-fiction, but this contains more than sufficient genre fiction information to make it well worth the price.

Every beginning author out there should buy a copy and devour the chapter on frauds and scams. That's worth the price of admission alone.

Experienced authors, there's plenty out there for you as well. Walking through the process to get Library of Congress numbers to get into libraries was totally new for me. As was the clear compare and contrast between CreateSpace and Ingram offerings.

I'll be listening to this again and again and bookmarking the chapters that will make a world of difference for me. Clear narration makes it very easy to listen to. My biggest frustration was the lack of red lights on the commute home to stop and take notes. That'll teach me to listen in the car.

Fabulous resource. I'm thrilled to get my hands on a copy.

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the producer.

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An Absolute Essential for Those Looking to Publish

This book was a quick crash course for anyone looking to publish their first book or authors/writers that aren't going where they think they should be. I actually listened to this book twice and thought the information was great. I was surprised about the things that I learned while listening.

One of the many things I learned included working with publishers and how to avoid predatory practices. I had never considered (at least) half of the things covered in the book.

I would definitely recommend this book for any novice authors, writers, or those looking to publish.

The narrator was good and I have very few complaints. There were a few places I thought the tone might have been wrong, but it was a good overall performance.

I requested and received a free copy of this audiobook from the author, publisher, or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review. I was NOT required to write a positive review and this reflects my honest opinion of the work.

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