ProWritingAid Online Writing Courses

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May Topic: 5 Principles of a Thorough Self-Editing Process

Learn how to edit your book! On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join Story Coach JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School.

In this session:

Self-edit your book with these five principles which professional editing services use daily. Learn how combining these with effective editorial techniques, online editing tools, and organizational processes helps you publish your book confidently.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

May 20, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

May Topic: Subplots

Each month, we gather for the ProWritingAid Write-In. Join us as we work through short prompts and share together for feedback.

Upcoming write-ins:

May 25: Subplots
June 22: Converting Your Fan Fiction
July 27: Writing Tips

NOTE: We record all sessions, so even if you can't make a certain date/time, it's still worth registering so you receive the replay!

May 25, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

ProWritingAid 101 for Business

Do you use ProWritingAid at work? Then join us for ProWritingAid 101 for Business. Our Head of Client Solutions, Tom Wilde, and our B2B Digital Marketing Manager, Micah McGuire, will walk you through our Chrome extension and our most useful reports for business writers. We’ll finish with a live Q&A to answer all your questions about our editing suite.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

May 26, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

Driving Revenue with Customer Service: An Interview with GQ Fu

As part of our customer service spotlight, AJ Ogilvie’s webinar features special guest GQ Fu, CEO and co-founder of LTVplus.

Too often, customer service isn’t given the credit it deserves for driving revenue. But great customer service is the key to retaining customers—and poor service can cost you. It’s time to flip the script on customer service’s cost center reputation.

In this exclusive interview, GQ will outline the principles behind transforming your customer service center into a profit driver. We’ll cover how the right tools can boost your team’s answer quality without sacrificing speed, how to design scripts for better personalization and how to transform your team into mouthpieces for your company’s brand.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

May 27, 2021 10:00 AM EST / 3:00 PM UK

How Plottr Can Help You Outline Your Novel

We've invited the founders of Plottr, Cameron Sutter and Ryan Zee, for an exclusive event to show you how their popular software can help you craft better stories in less time.

You'll discover how you can use Plottr to visualize your plot points, organize story lines, create your story bible, track your characters and settings—and fast-track your outlining process with popular story templates like "Hero's Journey" and "Romancing the Beat."

Don't miss this chance to ask the developers questions and see a great tool for writers in action.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

May 27, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

ProWritingAid 101

Founder and CEO of ProWritingAid, Chris Banks, will walk you through the ProWritingAid web editor to help you get up and running. See how key features like the Summary Report, Real-Time Checking, and Word Explorer can help you improve your craft. The session will finish with a live Q&A.

Chris Banks is an expert on creativity and language technologies. He started ProWritingAid to help with his own writing, but he soon saw how useful it was for everyone else. Now, he wants to help more people put their ideas into words and those words into the hands (and hearts) of readers.

ProWritingAid 101 happens on the first Tuesday of every month.

June 1, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

Crack Your Customers' Communication Code

It's not always easy to decipher exactly what a customer needs when a support request comes in. And providing straightforward, easy-to-follow answers is an art form.

Join Emily Kinzig, UserOps Associate at NerdWallet, and ProWritingAid's support specialist, Amy Cohen, and product strategist, AJ Ogilvie, for a deep dive on perfecting the art and science that is customer support writing.

You'll learn best practice frameworks for analyzing support requests, interpreting customers' digital tone, and writing clear, quality responses whether it's your first or hundredth of the day.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

June 2, 2021 3:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM UK

Customer Service Automation: How to Improve Customer and Employee Experience

With customer service departments facing higher ticket loads than ever, your team could use a little help from automation and AI. But, customer service still needs the human touch to keep all your customers happy.

Learn how integrating customer service automation the right way can take the pressure off your team and get your customers the answers they need faster than ever.

Join Loom, Lessonly, BotsCrew and ProWritingAid for a roundtable discussion and get your team ahead of the automation curve.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

June 3, 2021 12:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM UK

June Topic: Subplots

On the second Tuesday of every month, the ProWritingAid community is invited to bring all their questions to our favorite Book Doctor, Sally O-J.

What is a Book Doctor? A book doctor works alongside the author, looking at everything from plot and characterization to writing technique, dialogue, and texture. If you're wondering how to turn your manuscript from a labor of love into a bestseller, a book doctor's diagnosis might be what you're missing.

Each webinar will be based around a topic and Sally will provide practical advice and training before opening up for questions from attendees.

June 08: Subplots

June 8, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK

June Topic: How to Self-Edit Faster and More Efficiently

Learn how to edit your book! On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join Story Coach JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School.

In this session:

Learn how to edit your book’s story via high-level content editing which focuses on the scenes, characters, and plot of your manuscript. Discover how to evaluate the structure and outline of your story through the 38 Story Elements, which create a strong story arc. Develop your fiction manuscript from beginning to end with free help from a professional editor.

NOTE: We record all webinars and send out a replay the following day. So, even if you are not able to make this date/time, it's still worth registering to get the recording.

June 17, 2021 2:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM UK