A guide to book length by word count for standard book genres broken down by genre. Here's why book length matters.
It can feel overwhelming to capture the essence of your book in a short description, but it's important your blurb fits your genre. Here are some things to keep in mind based on an analysis of the top-selling books in multiple genres.
Storytelling is the most powerful way to deliver a message. Why is it so effective, and how can you do it in any medium?
Remember sitting down with a notebook as a kid and just making up stories? What happened to that? You can capture that fun once again, and rediscover the fire inside you that made you a writer in the first place.
Editing can be fun! Learn Darcy Pattison's tips for shrinking your manuscript to get the most out of your developmental editing experience.
Before delivering your manuscript to an editor, do these easy tasks to save yourself time, money, and probably a few headaches too.
Epistolary storytelling is a fun technique for any writer. Here's what it is, what to do with it, and why it's fun.
Building a daily writing habit is really useful for a lot of writers, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Make it easy on yourself with this guide.
We're living in the golden age of young adult fiction. In this list, we outline our picks for the best YA of all time.
Everyone talks about the Muse, but how do you make sure it shows up when you need to write? Good habits can eliminate writer's block and put you on a productive path. Here's how you do it.
Sticking with your first writing idea can cause problems later. Find out effective ways to generate and develop better ideas to transform your writing.
Here are all the ways you can learn with ProWritingAid each month.
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.
Action beats are often used in lieu of dialogue tags to show body language and to denote who is talking. But action beats are also useful for showing characterization, setting, and even world-building!
Top tips for all stages of the editing process. You'll learn how to get better feedback on your writing, stay in the right point of view, choose the right words, and more.