An Author's Review of Ulysses

An Author's Review of Ulysses

We know that ProWritingAid users like a bit of writing technology, so this month we begin a new series that looks at some of the best writing platforms out there. With so many options, and more being developed every day, how do you know which one is right for you. We sent one of our favourite freelancers, Kathy Edens, out to give them all a test run and report back. This month, she looks at Ulysses.

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Our Favorite Christmas Books

Our Favorite Christmas Books

'Tis the season, folks! We've got a list of the 25 best Christmas books ever written. Take a look and let us know if your favorite made the cut.

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Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: Everything You Need to Know About Titles

Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: Everything You Need to Know About Titles

When do you use Mr.? Mrs.? Miss? In this article, we break down how to use titles for men and women.

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The Best Romance Novels Ever Written

The Best Romance Novels Ever Written

Continuing our Essential Reading series, this month we’re focusing on romance novels, from the classics to the breathless reads of today’s masters.

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Creating an Anti-Hero Like Homer Simpson

Creating an Anti-Hero Like Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson has only one focus in this world: himself. He has some pretty unlikable characteristics, I'm sure everyone can agree. Why do we love to hate Homer and hate to love him so much? Because he's a well-done anti-hero, that's why.

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The Best Horror Novels of All Time

The Best Horror Novels of All Time

We're sharing 30 horror stories everyone should devour. See which tales set readers' spines tingling, followed by our own top picks.

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Use NaNoWriMo to Create a Writing Habit that Sticks

Use NaNoWriMo to Create a Writing Habit that Sticks

NaNoWriMo isn't all about that 50,000 word target. It's also about developing a writing habit that will continue way beyond November. Here's how to use NaNoWriMo to make writing a priority all year round.

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Famous Planners and Pansters We'll Be Inspired By This NaNoWriMo

Famous Planners and Pansters We'll Be Inspired By This NaNoWriMo

Whether you're a planner or a pants-er, you're in good company. For every successful novelist out there, there's a different way of approaching writing a novel - and they all think their's is the right way. Find out which bestselling authors plan their novels down to the chapter and which fly by the seat of their proverbial pants.

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How to Establish the Perfect NaNoWriMo Writing Environment

How to Establish the Perfect NaNoWriMo Writing Environment

You'll learn a lot about yourself and your writing during NaNoWriMo. How you like to plan, how you organize yourself, the people you have around you; all of this is part of your writing environment, and that's what we're focusing on today.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Plagiarism Check

How to Use ProWritingAid's Plagiarism Check

Every writer knows plagiarism is bad. We must all express ourselves uniquely without stealing thoughts, words, and ideas from others. But sometimes it’s hard to be original and unintentional plagiarism creeps into our work. Especially when on a tight deadline, you may let another’s words slip into your content without proper attribution. ProWritingAid is here to help.

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How to Win at NaNoWriMo: Stay Productive and Write Your Novel

How to Win at NaNoWriMo: Stay Productive and Write Your Novel

Are you gearing up to write a novel this November as part of NaNoWriMo? In this article, author Kathy Edens gives you her tips for staying productive when 50,000 words feel a million miles away. Follow these tips, and keep the words flowing.

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17 Facebook Groups For Writers You Should Join

17 Facebook Groups For Writers You Should Join

Back in 2017, we listed our favorite Facebook groups and tons of readers wrote in sharing amazing groups that hadn't made the cut. So, for 2020, we're adding more great Facebook groups to our list.

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ProWritingAid's Combo Report and Style Guides: What's The Difference?

ProWritingAid's Combo Report and Style Guides: What's The Difference?

ProWritingAid has customizable reports that help you find any manner of technical or stylistic gaffes in your work. Besides the 20+ reports that help you polish your work, you can use the Style Guides and the Combo Check. But what’s the difference between these two?

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LGBTQ Books You Should Add To Your Reading List

LGBTQ Books You Should Add To Your Reading List

What are the best LGBTQ books ever written? Here's our definitive top 25 list.

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Do You Need to Build Your Author Platform Before You Write Your Book?

Do You Need to Build Your Author Platform Before You Write Your Book?

Having an author platform will get you nowhere if you don't have an actual book to promote. Here's how to build a platform without sacrificing your writing time.

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