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Articles by Krystal N. Craiker

Krystal N. Craiker is the Writing Pirate, an indie romance author and blog manager at ProWritingAid. She sails the seven internet seas, breaking tropes and bending genres. She has a background in anthropology and education, which brings fresh perspectives to her romance novels. When she’s not daydreaming about her next book or article, you can find her cooking gourmet gluten-free cuisine, laughing at memes, and playing board games. Krystal lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband, child, and basset hound. Check out her website or follow her on Instagram: @krystalncraikerauthor.

Hemingway vs Grammarly: Which is Better for You?

Hemingway vs Grammarly: Which is Better for You?

Deciding between Hemingway vs Grammarly depends on your writing abilities, goals, and budget. Check out our detailed comparison to help you select the best editing tool.

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Grammarly Premium Price: How Much Does It Cost?

Grammarly Premium Price: How Much Does It Cost?

Grammarly offers individual premium packages that improve your writing through advanced suggestions. But does the price match the features being offered? We take a look at the Grammarly Premium price, features, and alternatives.

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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: 10 Top Tips

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: 10 Top Tips

If you're overwhelmed by editing your own manuscript, you're in the right place. Check out our ten tips for self-editing for fiction writers.

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Writing Science Fiction: The Ultimate Guide

Writing Science Fiction: The Ultimate Guide

How do you write a science fiction novel? Here's what you need to know to write a great sci-fi story and go where no author has gone before.

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AutoCrit vs ProWritingAid: Which Is Better?

AutoCrit vs ProWritingAid: Which Is Better?

If you compare AutoCrit vs ProWritingAid side by side, there’s a clear winner. Find out more about these two editing apps in this article.

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Sapling vs Grammarly: Which Is Best?

Sapling vs Grammarly: Which Is Best?

What are the best writing apps for customer support teams? Check out our comparison of Sapling vs Grammarly and find out which tool is the best value.

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 Book Marketing Strategies: 14 Tips

Book Marketing Strategies: 14 Tips

Book marketing can be daunting for authors, but you don’t need to be a marketing expert to succeed! Here are 14 book marketing tips to get you started.

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How to Write a Children’s Book: 14 Tips and Steps for Authors

How to Write a Children’s Book: 14 Tips and Steps for Authors

If you want to write a children’s book but aren’t sure how, you’re in the right place. Here’s everything you need to know about how to write a children’s book.

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Best Writing Apps for Windows and Mac 2023

Best Writing Apps for Windows and Mac 2023

What makes a writing app great? Good writing software makes the writing process easier. Check out some of the best writing apps on the market today.

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Em Dash: What Is It and How to Use It

Em Dash: What Is It and How to Use It

What's an em dash and how do you use it a sentence? Learn more about this versatile punctuation mark that can replace commas, parentheses, semicolons, and more.

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How to Paraphrase in 5 Simple Steps (Without Plagiarizing)

How to Paraphrase in 5 Simple Steps (Without Plagiarizing)

Have you ever wondered how to paraphrase and what it really means to put something in your own words? Follow our five steps for paraphrasing success.

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Past Tense of Seek: What Is it?

Past Tense of Seek: What Is it?

What is the past tense of seek? Is it seeked or sought? Find out in this article.

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How to Write a Book About Your Life

How to Write a Book About Your Life

Have you ever wondered how to write a book about your life? Check out our top eight tips for how to write your memoir or autobiography.

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How to Write Historical Fiction: 10 Steps to Writing a Great Story

How to Write Historical Fiction: 10 Steps to Writing a Great Story

Do you have a great idea for a historical fiction novel but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 steps for how to write historical fiction.

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Exclude in a Sentence: Correct Usage and Examples

Exclude in a Sentence: Correct Usage and Examples

How do you use exclude in a sentence correctly? Exclude means to leave someone or something out on purpose. Learn all you need to know in this article.

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