Author Resources: Writing Inspiration, Tips, and Tools on Pinterest

If you’re an author wanting writing help, you’ll want to follow my Writing Tips & Skills Pinerest board. Details in this post #WritingTips #WritingSkills #NovelWriting #WritingABook

Looking for writing tips? I have a board called Writing Tips and Tools that's here to help!

If you need help in any of these areas, this is a helpful board to follow:

  • Novel writing
  • Short story writing
  • Character development
  • Plotting
  • Pacing
  • Word choice
  • Setting a scene
  • and more

Please follow my board, because every time I find a great resource, I share it with you

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Words to Use Instead of Good infographic

Whether you’re writing an essay, a novel, a report, or an article, you might want to use the word “good.” Here are 200 powerful words to use instead of good, courtesy of guest poster Jack Milgram. #WritingTips

I love words. Go figure...I'm a writer. Yet I think every word wrangler can get into a rut using the same words.  Jack Milgram shared a great infographic for you with a whole bunch of bod.

Here's his infographic.
200 Powerful Words Instead Of Good Jack Milgram infographic

Hopefully, this will get you thinking and unlock your inner thesaurus. Click the image to go to Jack's original post.

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Epic Fantasy Revision Progress Update: Chapters 1-4 Done

I’m being transparent about my works in progress to share what I #AmWriting and #AmEditing. A little of both in this case as I revise an epic fantasy novel.

I just made progress on Epic Fantasy (Revision)! So far I'm 13% complete on the Revision phase. 5 Weeks remain until the deadline.

Epic Fantasy (Revision)
Phase:Revision
Due:1 year ago
12.9%

A long time ago in a room very close by...

...I wrote my first novel in 4 months. I thought I was writing a short story, but no.

I wrote an epic fantasy novel a dozen years ago, and it's time for that book to experience a revival. SO I'm breathing new life into it and, hopefully, improving it. I suspect I've learned a few things about writing in those years.

I've done quite a bit of rearranging.

Chapter 1 used to be the prologue. It has a new scene and some things added to what was on the page back then.

What used to be Chapter 1 is now Chapter 3.

What used to be memories or the protagonist sharing her past with people has been moved into what is now Chapter 2.

Some things I've learned thus far:

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Book Review of Jewish Historical Fiction Novel Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

This is another #BookReview by #1 Amazon best selling author & top #BookReviewer Ronda Del Boccio. This one is a Jewish historical novel called Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it's a Jewish historical novel called Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

The author describes this book as "The dark side of Fiddler on the Roof." This is the perfect elevator pitch for the historical tale set in czarist Russia at the turn of the 20th Century. Here is the description from Amazon:

Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Jewish persecution under Russian Czar

1899 Russia under the cruel Czarist rule is not a good place to be a Jew!

cover of Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-FieldsRussia under the diabolical Czarist rule is a very bad place and a very bad time to be a Jew. Fair game to marauding peasants and government militia alike, the random slaughter of entire Jewish families is commonplace rather than a rare occurrence. It is, however, a time for brave men. And brave women.

Barefoot, wearing only a flimsy nightgown, sixteen-year-old Havah Cohen alone escapes the brutal massacre by the Czarist tyranny that destroys her home and slaughters her family on a frigid November night in 1899.

Love ignited, lost and found, insurmountable struggles and challenges, Kishinev's Jewish pogroms and all odds against them, Havah and her soul mate, Arel, withstand the storms of life in this unforgettable story of a time and place rarely spoken of, and romance and courage so profound as to be rarely experienced.

While I read more paranormal, fantasy and suspense, I enjoy historical fiction, because I gain insight into another era in a way that my boring history classes in school never conveyed.

What made Please Say Kaddish for Me a great story, and what can authors learn by reading it? Continue reading "Book Review of Jewish Historical Fiction Novel Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields"

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Writing Skills Advice: How to Avoid Using Very

Do you ever get stuck in your writing? Here are a whole bunch of ways to avoid using “very” in your articles and stories. #WritingTips #WritingAdvice

Very is a very boring word. Teehee. Yeah, I used it. Here are a bunch of ways to avoid using it.

Avoid "very" infographic

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About Ronda Del Boccio

Ronda Del Boccio is an award-winning and best Click for Member Home Pageselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. She tells transformational tales and helps visionary authors turn their dreams and imaginings into published books. See and order Ronda's books on Amazon.

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7 Simple Writing Hacks to Improve Your Skills

These tips help you improve your writing skills. And hey, I am a veteran writer and I’m always looking for ways to be better, so I hope you are too! #WritingSkills #WritingTips

I came across this excellent, to-the-point article by Michael Hyatt in which he shared some simple ways to improve your writing skills. As a veteran writer, I can tell you that he is right. 

7 Simple Writing Tips

Here are a couple of his tips. You can see original article source for the rest. Continue reading "7 Simple Writing Hacks to Improve Your Skills"

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Book Review: Bayou Jesus by M. G. miller

Each week, read a #bookReview on WriteOnPUrpose.com by best selling author, speaker & Top #BookReviewer Ronda Del Boccio. This week it’s a southern gothic #thriller Bayou Jesus by M. G. Miller. #southerngothic

Book Review of Bayou Jesus by M. G. Miller

Welcome to the firt Write On Purpose book review.  Each week, I review a well-written book, highlighting what makes it good from the reader’s perspective and what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers.

You can feel the heat of the bayou while reading Bayou Jesus. M. G. Miller draws  you into the scene so thoroughly you feel you're there. He also pulls you into the minds and hearts of his truly 3-dimensional characters.

What makes this a book worth reading?

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#027 What Do I Do to Create Effective Endings? Awakened Author adventure Episode 27

#027 Awakened Author Adventure Episode 27

Welcome to the Awakened Author Adventure free writing podcast, where visionaries like you come for resources, tools and direction to help you write, publish and share your life-changing book!

Each week you get help in 1 of the 5 keys to author success in the BLISS Butterfly System, including how to write a book, book marketing help and more.

Your guide on this adventure is #1 best selling author, speaker and mentor Ronda Del Bocciothe Story Lady, (namely me). I’m PASSIONATE about turning world-changers into bestselling authors with grace, joy and ease.

Today’s teaching comes from the first S in the BLISS System for publishing –  which is all about sharing your message with those who need and desire it. Sharing is the heart of book marketing and promotion.

This is the Thursday audio message for Awakened Author Premium Members that you get to hear. It’s your peek behind the curtain into making your dreams come true for your book and beyond!

Publishing a book, a video, a podcast, a blog post… means giving your ideas form. No more are you going to become an author someday. You can write it NOW following the simple tips and templates for authorship that you hear each week in this free podcast.

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SHARETheme of the Week –  Effective Endings!

.Last week’s theme was Mesmerizing Middles. You can hear that message in Episode 26.

This week is all about what you do at the END of whatever it is you're offering to make the biggest impact AND keep your reader - prospect - customer - coming back for more.

It’s all too common for authors to fail at the most critical point - the ending.

There's a story I tell in this podcast episode about a pot of coffee. Be sure to listen for it, because you'll easily notice the difference between a statement or suggestion and an effective ending, which is a call to action.

You'll also discover what you can do at the very end of your book marketing pieces, such as social updates, blog posts, and videos, to keep your reader or viewer engaged!

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