Inside the Toolkit Winter 2017 Edition

Inside the Toolkit Winter 2017 Edition

Welcome back! You will notice the current newsletter has undergone a name change. The former Weekend Reading newsletter, though favorably received, became hard to keep up with weekly.

The new quarterly format falls in line with The Literary Entrepreneur’s Toolkit. I’m currently working on the 2nd edition AND a workbook edition.

Speaking of workbooks, the Step-by-Step Author Website Guide is now available and includes a FREE PDF Workbook.

If you looking for an organized way to manage and grow traffic for your website in a planner format, check out the Step-by-Step Author Website Guide – Workbook Edition.  The workbook sold out at the recent Augusta Literary Festival.

Alright, that’s what I’ve been up to, let me share with you some some links you don’t want to miss below.

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Upcoming Events

Writerpreneurs Spring Virtual Summit 
March 16-18, 2017

I’m excited about an event coming up in March.  If you have not already, I want to encourage you to reserve your seat for the FREE Empowered Writerpreneurs Spring Virtual Summit happening March 16-18, 2017. Register for the Virtual Summit or sign-up for the Master Class.

Book Marketing Tips and Advice

9 Statistics Writers Should Know About Amazon

We all sell our books on  In this article from Jane Friedman, find out some of the most important things that every writer should know about Amazon.

20 Ways Authors Use Video to Engage with Readers

Video is a great way to grab readers’ attention and engage with them in a personal way online. It could lead to an increase in book sales, as shoppers who watch videos are 1.81 times more likely to purchase than non-viewers. And since 92% of mobile video consumers share videos with others, it’s also a great way to gain exposure to new potential readers.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your New Book

For any self-published author, the marketing process is nearly as important as the actual writing. Without the support of a publishing house team around you, getting your work out to the public is very often a one-man mission.

10 Great New Social Media Tools for Indie Authors

Social media is a big part of book marketing. Penny Sansevieri introduces 10 of the best new social media tools for indie authors! Most of them are free, have free options, or are very low cost! Some of these were new to me, and I will be checking them out. I also have a list of tools that I use personally in 7 Tools That Help You Balance Social Media and Writing.


Writing Tips and Advice

Using Text-to-Speech Software as an Editing Tool

Can text-to-speech software help with your editing? What should you watch out for when trying it? And what programs can you use?

Don’t Skip the Editing Process

There has been a phenomenal growth in the independent publishing industry which has removed some stigmas from a decade ago. Still, let’s be honest, there are way too many authors who should’ve waited before pressing the publishing button.  Give a shout-out to your editor in the comment section.

Don’t Miss …

If you missed downloading any of the FREE checklists, worksheets, email courses or workbooks, you can access all of them in The Literary Entrepreneur Library. Join Now

Until next time, many blessings on your literary journey!

Tyora “Ty” Moody

P.S. Visit the archives at or my author website at

Tyora Moody is the author of Soul-Searching Suspense novels in the Reed Family Novellas, Eugeena Patterson Mysteries, Serena Manchester Series and the Victory Gospel Series. She is also the author of the nonfiction book, The Literary Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, and the compilation editor for the Stepping Into Victory Compilations under her company, Tymm Publishing LLC.

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