Apple Books for Authors focuses on helping self-published authors get their books up on Apple's book store. But does it offer any value for writers, or is it just an ad for Apple's services?
Learn how to use technology to make your writing workflow more efficient, organized, and painless.
What are some of the best Facebook groups for writers? Here's our top 10 list.
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Fictionary is your story editor who makes sure you don’t have gaping plot holes and character snafus. ProWritingAid is your copyeditor who makes your manuscript shine.
Looking for a new tool to help you with your story plotting and productivity? Check out the pros and cons of "Save the Cat!" story structure software.
How does ProWritingAid stack up against online editing tool AutoCrit? We've carried out direct comparisons according to a number of criteria. Spoiler alert: ProWritingAid offers more levels of writing analysis than AutoCrit and costs less!
People’s attention spans are getting shorter and a huge portion of the population identify themselves as visual learners. In this environment, using infographics can be the perfect way to get your point across. Infographics allow you to compress information in an engaging way, bringing numbers and statistics to life. But they rely on a good balance of graphics and content, and that’s not always easy to achieve. Here are seven online tools to make fast and easy infographics that quickly engage your audience’s senses.
This month we look at The Novel Factory, a writing app that will appeal to all the planners out there. The app walks you through 16 highly-detailed steps that include: defining your basic premise; setting out your plot points; fleshing out your characters; building your world; generating scenes; weaving your plot details together; and so much more. It even takes you through the submission process. What makes this program so incredibly useful is that you learn about the process of writing a novel as you go.
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.
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.
Despite its marketing power and popularity, Instagram remains a question mark for writers. As people of words, not pictures, they aren't sure it makes sense to use this social media channel for exposure, recognition, and, more than that, business profits.
Mind mapping helps overcome writer's block and can aid creativity within your writing process. In this article, we explain how.
Many writers prefer a cloud-based writing program. Here is an honest review of three alternatives to Scrivener.