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ProWritingAid analyzes your writing and presents its findings in 25 different reports. Each user will have their own writing strengths and weaknesses and so different reports will appeal to different people.
Remember, all the software can do is highlight potential pitfalls in your writing. It's up to you, the writer, to decide which suggestions work within your specific context, and which ones should be ignored.Read More »
As writers, we must continually fill our minds with new thoughts and ideas, bits of trivia, and information about a wide variety of things. It all comes out eventually in some form in our writing. And most authors I admire claim you must read voraciously if you want to be a good writer.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
Learn how to write content for the new conversational search tool on voice devices to provide the one answer customers want. Author Zara Altair provides content writers with a sound strategy and eight steps to get started.Read More »
Traveling, even that for work, enriches our lives and provides ample material for our writing. The key is to capture those moments without getting overwhelmed in the moment. Making timely notes means your writing will grow, as will your ability to reflect on the experience.Read More »
What kind of "fowl" are you—an early bird or a night owl? Author Kathy Edens examines how to best take advantage of your productive hours to write more.Read More »
A 21-time New York Times bestseller, Jerry Jenkins is the author of more than 190 books, which have sold over 70 million copies. Join our live webinar at 1 pm EST on July 25th when Jerry will be sharing the process that he has used to write four books a year since 1974. He'll also be doing a live Q&A after the training.Read More »
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.Read More »
Writing professionally is one of the most flexible careers out there. You can work from anywhere in the world at any time of the day or night. Charging the right rates determines your lifestyle and financial independence as a working writer.Read More »
We’re the subject of our own lives. Instead of just getting by day to day, journaling allows us to explore our experiences and ourselves. Writing about what we know gives us the opportunity to grow as a person and as a writer.Read More »
Continuing our walk through of Orson Scott Card’s Characters & Viewpoint, we turn our attention to the types of characters available to novelists today. Author Kathy Edens explores the characters and viewpoints you need in your fiction writing.Read More »
The key to a productive writing life is scheduling. In this article, we break down how to boost your writing productivity by creating and sticking to a schedule. Warning: some math required!Read More »
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.Read More »
What is the passive voice, anyways? As writers, we know that the passive voice is bad. But why? And if it is so bad, how do we fix it?
We take a look at what the passive voice is and a new feature to fix it in ProWritingAid.Read More »
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