How to Write a Person vs. Fate Story

How to Write a Person vs. Fate Story

Person vs. fate conflict refers to a protagonist's battle against their own destiny. This article explains what person vs. fate conflict means, discusses some popular examples in literature, and shows you how to use it in your own writing.

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Setting up Person vs. Society Conflict in a Story

Setting up Person vs. Society Conflict in a Story

The character vs. society (also known as person vs. society) conflict can lead to powerful stories. Read about person vs. society examples in movies and books, and learn how to use this type of conflict in your writing.

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Free events, webinars, workshops and courses for writers

Free events, webinars, workshops and courses for writers

Join the ProWritingAid writing community as we hear from writing and publishing experts in our upcoming webinars.

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How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of First Editing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how use self-editing to take a manuscript from a rough first draft to a polished piece ready to send to editors.

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2021's Best Black Friday Deals for Writers

2021's Best Black Friday Deals for Writers

As we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday for 2021, 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!

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Thank You Letters 101: A Step-by-Step Guide

Thank You Letters 101: A Step-by-Step Guide

A thank you letter shows someone that you appreciated their time, energy, and care. Learn the four steps you need to write a thoughtful thank you note.

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Appositive Phrases: What They Are and How to Use Them

Appositive Phrases: What They Are and How to Use Them

Appositives are nouns or noun phrases that give bonus information. Learn how to use them to add description and variety to your sentences.

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How to Write Summary: The Complete Guide

How to Write Summary: The Complete Guide

Wondering how to write a summary? An effective summary gives a short, clear description of the main points or ideas of something. Learn how to write a great summary for different mediums in this article.

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What are the Most Important Characteristics of Romanticism?

What are the Most Important Characteristics of Romanticism?

This article will describe the the key characteristics of Romanticism in English literature and provide examples from well-known Romantic poems and stories.

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Man vs. Self Conflict in Writing

Man vs. Self Conflict in Writing

"Man vs. self conflict" refers to the main character's inner struggle in a work of fiction. Learn how to use this conflict type in your own writing.

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How to Sell a Screenplay: Everything You Need

How to Sell a Screenplay: Everything You Need

Now that you've finished your exceptional screenplay, you need your pitching arsenal to deliver it to decision-makers. Learn the five basic tools you need to sell your screenplay.

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What Is a Paradox? Definition and Examples

What Is a Paradox? Definition and Examples

Can something be neither true nor false? Paradoxes are often used in literature. In this article, we will give you a solid paradox definition and provide examples of both logical and literary paradoxes.

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How Many Sentences Should There Be in a Paragraph?

How Many Sentences Should There Be in a Paragraph?

How many sentences should your paragraph have? Different types of writing have different requirements. In this article, we explain how may sentences a paragraph should have depending on what you're writing.

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How to Write a Great Eulogy

How to Write a Great Eulogy

Though it’s an honor to be asked to give a eulogy, it can also be a heavy responsibility. This article will give you nine rules for writing a eulogy that will make the process easier.

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Poetic Devices: Complete Guide and Examples

Poetic Devices: Complete Guide and Examples

What's a poetic device? A poetic device is a form of literary device used in poetry. Poetic devices use grammar, rhythm, structure, and more to convey meaning. Learn how to use them effectively now.

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