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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.

Ginger Software or ProWritingAid: Which Is the Better Grammar Checker?

Ginger Software or ProWritingAid: Which Is the Better Grammar Checker?

Wondering about the differences between Ginger and ProWritingAid? This article compares the two writing apps.

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How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, June 2021

How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, June 2021

There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. In this new series of blog posts, we’ll be featuring two ProWritingAid users each month to learn more about their writing processes and how ProWritingAid has helped them on their writing journey.

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New Feature Alert: Saving Your Ignored Suggestions

New Feature Alert: Saving Your Ignored Suggestions

It's finally here—the feature you've been waiting for. ProWritingAid's Realtime Report will now save your ignored suggestions to make your editing process as smooth as possible. If you switch to a different report, or close and re-open your document, the highlights you ignored will stay hidden, leaving you to focus on the suggestions you haven't reviewed yet. Find out how it works in this article.

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The Debut Dagger Award: The Shortlist

The Debut Dagger Award: The Shortlist

ProWritingAid is thrilled to be sponsoring the Crime Writers' Association's Debut Dagger award as part of their 2021 Dagger awards series. The CWA Debut Dagger is a renowned competition for the opening of a crime novel open to writers who are not yet traditionally published.

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Em Dash vs En Dash: Get Them Right

Em Dash vs En Dash: Get Them Right

An em dash is a versatile punctuation mark used to take the place of parentheses, colons, or comma. An en dash is typically used to show a range. In this article, we explain the difference between em dashes and en dashes so that you can write with confidence.

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How ProWritingAid's Goals Feature Keeps You on Track as You Edit

How ProWritingAid's Goals Feature Keeps You on Track as You Edit

It can be difficult to keep track of your writing and editing goals as you are working. Even if you know what you want to focus on, monitoring your progress can be a challenge. Now, it doesn't have to be. Find out how to use ProWritingAid's Goals in the sidebar to keep your editing on track.

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Take Control of Your Editing: Listen to Chris Banks on the Creative Penn Podcast

Take Control of Your Editing: Listen to Chris Banks on the Creative Penn Podcast

ProWritingAid's CEO Chris Banks joins Joanna Penn on her podcast The Creative Penn to talk all things ProWritingAid. Listen now to find out the most common writing tics, how ProWritingAid helps you address them, and how AI could open up a whole new future for writers.

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How ProWritingAid Boosts Your Business: Join Us Live

How ProWritingAid Boosts Your Business: Join Us Live

Any business leader knows that communication is key, but tackling poor written communication skills within your business can seem impossible. Join us for a live ProWritingAid demo where we'll reveal how ProWritingAid helps your team write smarter and answer your questions.

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5 Ways Dyslexic Writers Use ProWritingAid to Improve Their Work

5 Ways Dyslexic Writers Use ProWritingAid to Improve Their Work

In this guide, we cover five ways that writing technology can be useful for dyslexic writers. From video guides to document outline ideas, ProWritingAid can help you build your writing toolkit.

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7 Books by Dyslexic Authors: Find Your Author Inspiration

7 Books by Dyslexic Authors: Find Your Author Inspiration

If, like Agatha Christie, writing is your comfort, the books and authors in this list may help inspire you to also make it your career. Who knows, maybe one day you'll sell four billion books (or be required reading in high schools the world over)!

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Webinar: Market Your Writing Biz on Social Media (Even If You Have a Small Audience)

Webinar: Market Your Writing Biz on Social Media (Even If You Have a Small Audience)

Join this session to walk away with key foundational strategies for building your marketing messages, creating content, and connecting with potential partners on social media.

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Webinar: Author Website Dos and Don'ts

Webinar: Author Website Dos and Don'ts

In this upcoming webinar, book marketing coach Sue Campbell of Pages & Platforms will show you what an author website is actually for and shares some essential dos and don'ts for author websites so you can get yours up and running or give it a tweak.

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How Agatha Christie, Ian Rankin, and John Grisham Wrote Bestselling Crime Fiction

How Agatha Christie, Ian Rankin, and John Grisham Wrote Bestselling Crime Fiction

Crime writers can seem like writing gods, but the quotes in this article might help them seem a little more human—and prove that if they can do it, you can do it too!

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New Feature Alert: ProWritingAid's Referral System

New Feature Alert: ProWritingAid's Referral System

You can now extend your ProWritingAid Premium License for a whole year or even a lifetime completely free with our new referral system. Find out how it works in this article.

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In Defence of the Trope: How to Write Young Adult Fantasy Fiction Tropes Well

In Defence of the Trope: How to Write Young Adult Fantasy Fiction Tropes Well

Young adult fiction. It's created some of our biggest cultural moments and yet in some circles it's still given a lesser status than other genres. One reason for this might be the idea of the trope. Let's take a look at four "overused" tropes and why they're not so bad after all.

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