What's the difference between a hyphen and a dash? These punctuation marks have different uses and aren't interchangeable. This article covers the difference between a hyphen, en dash, and em dash.
Do you know the difference between analogies and metaphors? In this article, we explain each literary device and how to use them in your writing.
It’s easy to use your town in your novel because you know all the setting details—weather, culture, town history, and local politics. Find out how to fictionalize your town to use its details in your novel.
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Your introduction to writing a whodunit, from the cast of characters you need to a framework to construct the puzzle at the heart of your mystery.
Discover the difference between clues, evidence and red herrings. Then, scatter them throughout your mystery novel to lead the detective and your reader down the discovery path to solving the puzzle.
How to create a sleuth readers will love. Check this strategy to build your mystery protagonist from concept to detail.
Not quite sure when to use "effect" or "affect"? This article is for you! In it we have dozens of examples of how to use effect vs. affect correctly in your writing. Check it out now!
Do you get confused trying to remember when to use "me" and when to use "I"? We break down the difference between these two pronouns in this article.
Is the structure of your book important? Certainly! You should pay attention to the structure of both your overall book and your individual chapters. In this article, we examine how to structure a book chapter effectively.
ProWritingAid, Grammarly, and Hemingway are writing tools used to help improve your spelling and grammar. But which is best? In this article, we compare the three software.
Unsure if you should use ProWritingAid or PaperRater? Compare price, features, and usability of the two writing apps in this article.
ProWritingAid and Outwrite go beyond grammar to make improvements to the style and substance of your writing. Learn more about each tool in this article.
What's the difference between former and latter? Learn how to use former and latter correctly in this article.
Alliteration is a literary device using multiple words that start with the same sound in order to create a pleasant ring in the reader's mind. In this article, we break down how to use alliteration in your writing.
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