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The most successful people in the world have coaches. Whatever your level of writing, ProWritingAid will help you achieve new heights. Exceptional writing depends on much more than just correct grammar. You need an editing tool that also highlights style issues and compares your writing to the best writers in your genre. ProWritingAid helps you find the best way to express your ideas.

How to Use the Writing Style Check

How to Use the Writing Style Check

The Style Report is one of the most popular and comprehensive reports that ProWritingAid offers. It highlights several areas of writing that should be revised to improve readability, including passive voice, overuse of adverbs, hidden verbs, overused words, clunky phrasing, repeated sentence starts, and more.

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How to Write a Novel in a Year: Tips from Fantasy Writer Oz Mari G.

How to Write a Novel in a Year: Tips from Fantasy Writer Oz Mari G.

There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. Fantasy author Oz Mari G. shares how ProWritingAid helped her get through three rounds of rewrites before she published her first novel.

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ProWritingAid Presents: Self-Editing School with JoEllen Nordström

ProWritingAid Presents: Self-Editing School with JoEllen Nordström

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of First Editing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how use self-editing to take a manuscript from a rough first draft to a polished piece ready to send to editors.

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Introducing: ProWritingAid's New Featured Writer Series

Introducing: ProWritingAid's New Featured Writer Series

"A friend sent me a link to ProWritingAid and I’ve not looked back. I’m enjoying editing now." There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. In this new series of blog posts, we’ll be featuring two ProWritingAid users each month to learn more about their writing processes and how ProWritingAid has helped them on their writing journey.

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Advent Calendar Writing Prize Giveaway: Win Prizes Worth $2,300

Advent Calendar Writing Prize Giveaway: Win Prizes Worth $2,300

Don't miss your chance to win some amazing prizes for writers! This year, there are prizes worth over $2300 to be won in The Advent Calendar for Writers. Find out more and enter today's giveaway.

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Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Do you use "which" and "that" as interchangeable words in sentences because they mean the same? That couldn't be further from the truth. We're here to help you determine when to use each word.

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How to Use Readability Scores

How to Use Readability Scores

Your ProWritingAid Summary Report will provide you with a variety of readability scores that have been calculated using some of the top tools out there. Here's how to use the scores to improve your work.

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Getting Started: How to Use ProWritingAid

Getting Started: How to Use ProWritingAid

Wondering where to get started with ProWritingAid, or if it's the editing app for you? Look no further. Find everything you need to know in this article.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Combo Report

How to Use ProWritingAid's Combo Report

The Combo Report allows you to run more than one report at a time. This is helpful if you have limited time before your content needs to be submitted, or if you know exactly which errors need your focus. Save time and stay focused: here's how to use the ProWritingAid Combo Report.

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How to Use the ProWritingAid Echoes Report

How to Use the ProWritingAid Echoes Report

Repeating a word or phrase happens to the best of us, especially if you’re writing an article and using a specific vocabulary for your topic. Find out how to avoid needless repetition with the ProWritingAid Echoes Report.

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How to use ProWritingAid's Pacing Report

How to use ProWritingAid's Pacing Report

Pacing refers to the speed at which a story is told and how quickly the reader is moved through events. Good writing contains faster-paced sections, such as dialogue and character action, as well as slower-paced sections, such as introspection and backstory. Find out how ProWritingAid's Pacing Check can help you keep readers turning the page.

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How to Use the ProWritingAid Pronoun Check

How to Use the ProWritingAid Pronoun Check

Did you know that your document should be 4-15% pronouns? Every writer is different, but it can be useful to have a benchmark so you know when you might need to go back and revise. Find out how your document shapes up with the ProWritingAid Pronoun Check.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's All Repeats Report

How to Use ProWritingAid's All Repeats Report

Getting to know your repeated words and phrases can help you work out where you can make your writing stronger. The All Repeats Report is an extra pair of eyes that will pick out repeated words when you've stopped noticing them. Find out how to use it in this article.

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Realtime Editing for Web, Desktop, and Word

Realtime Editing for Web, Desktop, and Word

Want to edit your work as you write it? ProWritingAid can help!

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How to Check Acronyms in Your Writing

How to Check Acronyms in Your Writing

Have you ever gone to an article for information only to drown in unexplained acronyms? ProWritingAid's Acronym Report allows you to see all of the acronyms that you have used in your text. Find out how to use it to check for mistakes and improve clarity.

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