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Articles by Hayley Milliman

Hayley is a former teacher turned writer who works for ProWritingAid as a marketing and customer support associate. Hayley loves writing content that's engaging and informative. Bonus points if it's about Star Wars. She co-wrote the book Museum Hack's Guide to History's Fiercest Females.

How to Use the ProWritingAid Sentence Structure Report

How to Use the ProWritingAid Sentence Structure Report

Our new Sentence Structure report analyzes how you start each sentence in your text and compares your usage of different sentence structures to published texts in your genre. Here's how to use it.

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10 Free Writing Apps and Tools

10 Free Writing Apps and Tools

There are tons of free writing apps and tools that you can use to improve your writing. Here are ten of our favorites.

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Holding Back Your Backstory

Holding Back Your Backstory

Many readers struggle to figure out how much backstory is too much. DailyWritingTips explores this topic on their blog.

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Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

A few weeks ago, ProWritingAid's Hayley Milliman went to Nashville to attend Tribe Conference for the first time. Here are her takeaways.

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What is Exposition?

What is Exposition?

Any and all storytelling requires exposition – the explanation of how Character X got from Point A to Point B and then later to Point C. In this article, we examine what exposition is and how to use it in your work.

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Why You Should Be Using ProWritingAid's Sentence Length Report

Why You Should Be Using ProWritingAid's Sentence Length Report

ProWritingAid's sentence length report helps you analyze your sentence length so you can make sure your writing is engaging and easy to read.

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10 Podcasts Writers Should Be Listening To

10 Podcasts Writers Should Be Listening To

If you are one of those busy humans who count themselves as part of the writing profession, here are ten podcasts to help revamp your style, give you some tips for publishing on multiple platforms, and inspire you to rededicate yourself to your craft.

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Changing Passive Voice to Active Voice

Changing Passive Voice to Active Voice

What is the passive voice, anyways? As writers, we know that the passive voice is bad. But why? And if it is so bad, how do we fix it? We take a look at what the passive voice is and a new feature to fix it in ProWritingAid.

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Free Writer Software

Free Writer Software

Edit your work more easily and effectively with ProWritingAid's free writer software.

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10 Websites to Help Improve Your Grammar

10 Websites to Help Improve Your Grammar

Learning grammar doesn't have to be difficult! With these free tools, you'll be mastering your comma usage in no time.

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