Thursday, August 21, 2014

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 21

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Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it. ~ Joel A. Barker
 Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week
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Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed … 
Success & Resources
  • Aha! Study shows you learn better by reading on paper, not computer screens
  • RT @PublishersWkly: Author Lee Child: Amazon is using “authors as collateral damage and using customers as pawns”
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
  • 9 Snapchat Tips and Tricks You May Not Know About: Snapchat's latest update brings a number of impressive ideas
  • Pinterest is adding a deeper, richer layer of collaboration to its social platform. If your brand is visual, in any…
  • Best Posting Times for Social Media for Authors
  •  Literary agent Catherine Luttinger seeks science fiction, fantasy, historical fic, mythology re-told, YA & thriller:
Fun and Cool Things to Know
  • Not so cool: Asian and Latino women smoke more after moving to US
  • This is hot: Create your rainbows: the Scribble Pen that lets you draw in 16 million colors
Remember …
you can listen to over 130 programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success:, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, can go to the radio show’s home page and do the same: