I'm Judith Briles, an Author and Publishing Expert and known as The Book Shepherd, showing authors and writers how to create books that have no regrets and be successful with practical publishing guidance. I'm the Founder of Author U (niversity), a membership organization dedicated to serious authors who want to be seriously successful. As The Book Shepherd, I work with a variety of authors as a blunt, butt-kicking, benevolent book publishing coach. Personally, I have published 31 books--18 with NY houses, the remainder with an independent publisher, Mile High Press, which I created in 2000. Foreign rights have been sold to 16 countries. My latest books are Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers, Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms and Show Me About Book Publishing, co-written with John Kremer and Rick Frishman. Info can be found at www.TheBookShepherd.com. All books are available on Amazon.
- Book ShepherdCEO, 2000 - presentStrategic author and book planning; marketing and social media strategies; content editing; assisting in terminating relationships with publishing predators; organizing and managing author and publishing workshops and conferences for authors
- Mile High Press, LtdCEO, 2000 - presentOversee day-to-day operations; determine which books to publish and how to publish them.
- AuthorCEO, 1979 - presentPublished 30 books, 18 with NY and 12 with Mile High Press, Ltd, an independent press. Books dealt with personal finance; toxic behavior; and publishing.
- Author UCEO, 2009 - presentFounder, CEO and Chief Visionary Officer of an author membership organization that consists of Authors who are serious about being seriously successful with their books.
- The Briles GroupCEO, 1977 - 2008Conflict resolution for female-dominated workplaces, primarily healthcare--developed and implement multiple national surveys to evaluate the depth of the issue and the cost to the organization in productivity and turn-over.
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