Writing Can Be Therapy [Infographic]

Writing Can Be Therapy [Infographic]

What if we could write for self-reflection and contemplation rather than writing for others’ approval or recognition? Writing as a form of therapy allows us to explore our emotions and our wellbeing in a relaxed way. Nothing is expected of us. For writers who often experience a battle with the inner critic, this could be just what you need. In this infographic, we take a look at the healing benefits of writing.

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What’s with ProWritingAid’s Word Count?

What’s with ProWritingAid’s Word Count?

Why do different apps show different word counts? Here's why!

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Essential Reading: the Best Books of All Time in Each Genre

Essential Reading: the Best Books of All Time in Each Genre

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 at let the story wash over them. They need to be studying the work of their favorite authors and constantly asking themselves questions.

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What is Content Marketing Anyway?

What is Content Marketing Anyway?

Writers are trained in, well, writing. Most don't have a background in marketing. Fear not! If you're new to the content marketing process, this guide from AppInstitute will help you get started.

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22 Storytelling Techniques from Pixar

22 Storytelling Techniques from Pixar

If you've ever seen "Up" or "Toy Story," you know that the team of writers over at Pixar can spin a great story. With that in mind, we examine former Pixar employee Emma Coats' storytelling tips.

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How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

When people hear that you're a writer, they likely respond in one of two ways: they assume you make the big bucks or they suggest you go out and get a real job. In 2018, there are plenty of ways to make a good living as a writer. In this post, we examine some of the best.

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How to find Repeated Words and Phrases

How to find Repeated Words and Phrases

You will be amazed to see how often, when in the thralls of creative writing, you use the same word or phrase multiple times. It’s natural to fall into accidental repetition: if you have described something well, then those words are already in your mind when you need to refer to it again later in the text.

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ProWritingAid's Top 100 Spelling Corrections

ProWritingAid's Top 100 Spelling Corrections

Who among us hasn't made an embarrassing spelling mistake in an important e-mail or business document?

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Recruiting: The ProWritingAid Blogging Team

Recruiting: The ProWritingAid Blogging Team

We're putting together a team of writers for the ProWritingAid Blog. Team members will be diverse in their knowledge and specialities, but all share a love of writing.

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Take a Quick Tour of the ProWritingAid Desktop App

Take a Quick Tour of the ProWritingAid Desktop App

Check out the ProWritingAid Desktop app!

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The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

This infographic provides a compact visual guide to common mistakes that writers make. Banish these grammar errors for tighter, clearer writing.

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Take a FREE copy of our newest ebook: "Turn Yourself into a Prosperous Copywriter"

Take a FREE copy of our newest ebook: "Turn Yourself into a Prosperous Copywriter"

Turn Yourself into a Prosperous Copywriter is our way of tipping our hat to all those who earn a good living as a copywriter. Years of copywriting experience went into each chapter of this book. We hope you find nuggets of gold in these pages.

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Getting Started with ProWritingAid’s Google Docs Add-on.

Getting Started with ProWritingAid’s Google Docs Add-on.

Have you tried out our Google Docs add-in yet? We've put together a step-by-step guide to help get you started as soon as possible. Give it a try and let us know what you think. 

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The Writer’s Bundle: An Amazing Offer Available Only From April 3-6, 2017!

The Writer’s Bundle: An Amazing Offer Available Only From April 3-6, 2017!

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Stop Researching & Get Writing!

Stop Researching & Get Writing!

Researching can be fun. No, seriously. If you're writing about a new topic for a blog post or an interesting subject for a work of fiction, it's the details that help your writing ring true. Some experts say you can't do too much research if you want your prose to be believable. There is a point, however, that research becomes a way to procrastinate the actual writing itself.

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