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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.

Best Browser Extensions for Writers

Best Browser Extensions for Writers

One of our main aims at ProWritingAid is to provide you with the best editing tools wherever you write. With that in mind, we've created browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Here's how to use them.

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How to Use Rhetorical Devices Like Taylor Swift

How to Use Rhetorical Devices Like Taylor Swift

Ever wondered what makes Taylor Swift's songs so popular? Sure, the music is incredible—but it's the rhetorical devices she uses that make her lyrics shine.

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Is Your Book The Next Lord of The Rings?

Is Your Book The Next Lord of The Rings?

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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Why we are partnering with the Children's Literacy Charity this year

Why we are partnering with the Children's Literacy Charity 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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The Page Turner Awards: Submissions are Open for 2021

The Page Turner Awards: Submissions are Open for 2021

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's everything you need to know about the 2021 awards.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's New Text Expander Functionality

How to Use ProWritingAid's New Text Expander Functionality

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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Novlr Walkthrough With CEO, Kim Montgomery

Novlr Walkthrough With 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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Catch Up On Our Editing Q&A With Professional Editors

Catch Up On Our Editing Q&A With Professional Editors

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 Steps to a Better Self-Editing Mindset

10 Steps to a Better Self-Editing Mindset

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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Revising Your Book with Author, Mary Adkins

Revising Your Book 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 replay.

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ProWritingAid's Microsoft Word Add-In For Mac

ProWritingAid's Microsoft 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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NaNoWriMo: The Ultimate Guide

NaNoWriMo: The Ultimate Guide

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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How to Write Better Horror Stories

How to Write Better Horror 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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How to Write a 50,000 Word Novel in 30 Days

How to Write a 50,000 Word Novel in 30 Days

We know that many of you in our ProWritingAid community will be taking part in NaNoWriMo this year. That's why we hoested a Q&A with the Executive Director of the challenge, Grant Faulkner. Find out how to get as much out of NaNoWriMo as possible in the replay of this exclusive Q&A.

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How to Build Strong Foundations For Your Novel

How to Build Strong Foundations For Your Novel

In this webinar, Book Coach Jennie Nash, CEO of Author Accelerator, will show you how to avoid building your novel on shaky foundations. Find out how to avoid this heartbreaking and costly mistake by focusing on your point and your purpose. Register for FREE now!

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