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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.

Do You Need a Comma After "Thank You"?

Do You Need a Comma After "Thank You"?

Should your writing include a comma after the phrase "thank you"? We break down the rules and give examples in this post.

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Licence vs License: Which is the Correct Spelling?

Licence vs License: Which is the Correct Spelling?

Licence is the correct spelling in American English, and licence is correct in British English. Both words mean the same thing: a permit, permission, or to authorize something.

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What are Phonemes, Graphemes, and Digraphs?

What are Phonemes, Graphemes, and Digraphs?

There are 44 Phonemes in the English language, consisting of 24 consonant sounds and 20 vowel sounds. Graphemes are symbols used to identify phonemes.

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Free Giveaway: The Ultimate Crime Writer's Toolkit

Free Giveaway: The Ultimate Crime Writer's Toolkit

Enter to win over $1,000 in prizes.

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Meet Team Analytics: A New Way to Measure Your Team's Writing

Meet Team Analytics: A New Way to Measure Your Team's Writing

Visualize your team’s writing activity and see key editing stats at a glance in ProWritingAid’s new Teams Analytics Dashboard.

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Welcome to the Early Preview of ProWritingAid Everywhere for Windows

Welcome to the Early Preview of ProWritingAid Everywhere for Windows

Have you ever wanted to use ProWritingAid everywhere you write on your Windows computer? Today we're moving one step closer to making that a reality. Now, you can download and try the early preview of ProWritingAid Everywhere for Windows. This will enable ProWritingAid in lots of apps on your Windows desktop. You will have full control over where and when ProWritingAid appears. You can easily turn it off where you don't want it.

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You control where ProWritingAid Everywhere works

You control where ProWritingAid Everywhere works

ProWritingAid Everywhere brings the power of ProWritingAid's suggestions to your favorite apps on your laptop or desktop computer. But as Pirelli's famous slogan says "power is nothing without control". We've made it easy for you to control exactly where ProWritingAid works, so if you don't want ProWritingAid to work in some apps, then you can turn it off.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Thesaurus Check

How to Use ProWritingAid's Thesaurus Check

Most writers have been stuck for a word at some point. When you’re writing your first draft, a great piece of advice is to keep writing and think about the perfect word later. When "later" comes, it’s helpful to have a thesaurus on hand. With ProWritingAid, you can put the heavy, leather-bound volumes back on the shelf and find relevant synonyms right in our editor.

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Join ProWritingAid at Crime Writer's Week

Join ProWritingAid at Crime Writer's Week

Whether you're crafting a police procedural, a whodunnit, or a good old-fashioned mystery, you won't want to miss this week-long crime-writing summit.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Sticky Sentences Report

How to Use ProWritingAid's Sticky Sentences Report

A sticky sentence is one that is full of glue words. Glue words are the empty space that readers need to get through before they can get to your ideas. If your sentences contain more than 45% glue words, they should probably be re-written to increase clarity. Here's how and why.

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How to use ProWritingAid's Style Report

How to use ProWritingAid's Style Report

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 Create An Author's Website on WordPress

How To Create An Author's Website on WordPress

An author's website is an essential element of book marketing. You can speak directly to your audience through your author's website. Here are some tips and tricks for setting up a great website on WordPress.

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BroWritingAid: A Writing Tool for Bros

BroWritingAid: A Writing Tool for Bros

We are so excited to present our NEW product: BroWritingAid! Texting your bro to make sure he hasn't skipped leg day? We've got the product for you! BroWritingAid has custom suggestions to improve the style and mechanics of your conversations, wherever you and your bros write.

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Your Ultimate Guide to ProWritingAid

Your Ultimate Guide to 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 Get Rid of Repeats in Your Manuscript

How to Get Rid of Repeats in Your Manuscript

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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