At ProWritingAid, we’re often asked how we compare against other writing tools. From the outside, it can be hard to compare tools that might seem to offer similar functionality on the surface.
A word cloud is “an image composed of words used in a particular text or subject, in which the size of each word indicates its frequency or importance.” So, the more often a specific words appears in your text, the bigger and bolder it appears in your word cloud. ProWritingAid has a Word Cloud Gallery that makes it easy to create word clouds based on the text you paste into the tool.
To cliché or not to cliché, that is the question. This comprehensive list of clichés will help you decide what to use or leave behind in your writing.
The best way to learn about great writing is to read great books. Writers need to read differently from other people. They can't just sit back and let the story wash over them. They need to be studying the work of their favorite authors and constantly asking themselves questions. Here are some great books to get those creative juices flowing.
As we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday for 2020, there are some great deals on courses, software, and books for writers. We think there will be something on this list that will help you become a better, more successful writer. We’ll continue scouring the internet for deals this week, but if you come across any others, let us know and we’ll add them to the list!
This infographic provides a compact visual guide to common mistakes that writers make. Banish these grammar errors for tighter, clearer writing.
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (#SelfPubCon) is an online author conference. It runs free of charge twice yearly, in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors and attracts the cream of self-publishing experts and advisors as speakers and sponsors. #SelfPubCon offers 24 sessions over 24 hours of excellent self-publishing webinars and presentations, so you can watch the conference unfold live, from wherever you are in the world.
You wrote a novel! Well done. Reaching the NaNoWriMo goal of 50,000 words in a month is an impressive feat. What's next? The technical writing edit. Find out what to look for in your writing while editing.
Have you tried out our Google Docs add-in yet? We've put together a step-by-step guide to help get you started.
Have you ever wondered about becoming a professional proofreader? Caitlin answers all your questions on how to do it in this great post.
Nothing makes a reader lose faith in a writer faster than a grammar error! The ProWritingAid editing tool is one of the world’s best grammar-checkers, but it also looks at elements of style and structure that help you make your writing as strong and clear as possible. Here's a quick guide to how it works.
Learn how to take your book sales from $0 to $1,000 per month with bestselling thriller writer, Nick Stephenson. Follow the steps in this guide to optimize your content and drive traffic to your book pages.
We all know that you can work for the greatest organization in the world, doing the most amazing things, but if your fundraising application is poorly written, you aren’t going to get the funds. Here are 7 ways an editing tool can improve your writing and ultimately increase your bottom line.
ProWritingAid's Lisa Lepki wasn't a video maker... until she discovered Lumen5. In this article, Lisa breaks down her process for using Lumen5 to make high-quality videos, fast.