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Articles by Libby Bushill

Libby is ProWritingAid's Editorial and Marketing Assistant. When she's not editing and writing blog posts, she can be found spreading the word about ProWritingAid on social media. A recent English Lit grad and co-editor of the University of Reading's A Room of Our Own Project, she loves all things writing and editing and can't wait to work on more projects in the future.

How Does Your Writing Compare to J.R.R. Tolkien's?

How Does Your Writing Compare to J.R.R. Tolkien's?

Your writing is your own - but that doesn't mean you can't take inspiration from the greats. ProWritingAid's author comparisons feature allows you to select your favorite author and compare their writing to yours in terms of emotional tells, sentence length variety and more. See how your writing shapes up.

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Webinar: Organize Your Story Ideas and Write a Fantasy Novel

Webinar: Organize Your Story Ideas and Write a Fantasy Novel

If you have an idea for a fantasy novel that is waiting to leap onto the page but have no idea where to start, you're in the right place. During this workshop, bestselling fantasy author Angela J. Ford will help you dig deep into taking your ideas and turning them into a story readers adore.

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Webinar: How to Write Page-Turning YA Fantasy That Keeps Readers Up at Night

Webinar: How to Write Page-Turning YA Fantasy That Keeps Readers Up at Night

Do you want to write the next YA fantasy sensation? In this workshop, fantasy author Stephanie BwaBwa will dive deep into creating a page turning novel that will keep your readers up at night. She'll break down the main elements all YA Fantasy novels need.

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ProWritingAid is Supporting the Children's Literacy Charity for Black Friday this Year

ProWritingAid is Supporting the Children's Literacy Charity for Black Friday this Year

The Children’s Literacy Charity has been improving the life opportunities of disadvantaged children who are falling behind in the education system since 1992. We've partnered with the Children's Literacy Charity this year for our Black Friday sale. Buy on Nov 23 or 24 and support the CLC at no extra cost to you!

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Page Turner Awards 2020 Winners: Discover Your New Favorite Author

Page Turner Awards 2020 Winners: Discover Your New Favorite Author

The Page Turner Awards gives writers and authors the chance to enter their work into a competition where they could win a publishing contract, film rights option, mentoring partnership, and more. Here are this year's winners, and how you can enter next year's awards.

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How ProWritingAid's Snippets Feature Will Change the Way You Write

How ProWritingAid's Snippets Feature Will Change the Way You Write

Is there anything more convenient than copy and paste? Yes! ProWritingAid's Snippets feature allows you to keep the text you use most at your fingertips. Find out how to use Snippets to speed up your writing process in this article.

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Webinar Replay: How to Stay Focussed and Finish That Novel With Novlr CEO, Kim Montgomery

Webinar Replay: How to Stay Focussed and Finish That Novel With Novlr CEO, Kim Montgomery

Do you dream of the day when you'll hold your finished novel in your hands? But does it always feel like something's stopping you from getting there? Join us on November 12 for a live walkthrough of Novlr, the writing software that helps you focus on what really matters: the words on the page.

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How to Write a Logline: The Complete Guide

How to Write a Logline: The Complete Guide

The logline is not your story; but it is the narrative essence of your story that conveys the high concept, the tone, and core emotion of your premise, and does all this in one short sentence (or two).

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Webinar: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

Webinar: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

In this session, Kristina Stanley, CEO and Founder of Fictionary, will walk us through her groundbreaking new story editing software. Bring your questions and see if Fictionary is for you.

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Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Have you got questions about the editing process? We’ve got answers! Hear from editing gurus Kristina Stanley and Lisa Lepki in this replay of our live Q&A session.

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10 Things to Know Before Editing Your Book, with Jenna Moreci

10 Things to Know Before Editing Your Book, with Jenna Moreci

Self-editing can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, author Jenna Moreci brings you 10 top tips that will help you face the edit without fear (and how ProWritingAid can help!).

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Webinar: How to Revise Your Book Once, the Right Way, with Author, Mary Adkins

Webinar: How to Revise Your Book Once, the Right Way, with Author, Mary Adkins

You can save yourself months of frustration by approaching revision with the proper mindset and priorities. Learn an approach to revision that will change your writing life in this free webinar.

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It's Finally Here! The ProWritingAid Word Add-In for Mac

It's Finally Here! The ProWritingAid Word Add-In for Mac

Mac users, it's finally here. The ProWritingAid Word Add-In is coming to Mac. In this article, find out how the add-in will work and how you could become one of the first in the ProWritingAid community to test it!

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How to Triumph at NaNoWriMo This Year

How to Triumph at NaNoWriMo This Year

Taking part in NaNoWriMo this year? Here's everything you need to know in one handy guide. Find out everything from how to get into the right mindset to how to avoid mid-November burnout.

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Webinar Replay: Horror Story Essentials: Turn Scattershot Scary Scenes Into Nightmare-Inducing Stories

Webinar Replay: Horror Story Essentials: Turn Scattershot Scary Scenes Into Nightmare-Inducing Stories

In this webinar replay, developmental editor Rachelle Ramirez teaches you the basics of the Horror Genre so you can provoke terror and a sense of dread within your readers.

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