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To, too, two. We teach you how to decide which of these pesky little words to use in specific situations.Read More »
Struggling to find your first blogging or copywriting client? You're not alone. If you're feeling discouraged, check out these five tips for creative, outside-the-box ways to land new business.Read More »
At ProWritingAid, we're all about technology that helps you write better. Novlr is an online writing app that helps you capture your thoughts simply and clearly in a clean, straightforward interface. In this article, writer Kathy Edens takes Novlr for a whirl, examining all of its features.Read More »
Back in 2017, we listed our favorite Facebook groups and tons of readers wrote in sharing amazing groups that hadn't made the cut. So, for 2018, we're adding more great Facebook groups to our list.Read More »
To celebrate the arrival of spring, we are offering a limited number of ProWritingAid Premium licenses for this special price.Read More »
Joseph Michael, aka the Scrivener Coach, has agreed to host a one-time-only masterclass on Wednesday, April 18th. At this unique event, you'll learn how to get Scrivener to do exactly what you want and accelerate your writing career!Read More »
Creating and managing a high quality blog is incredibly time-consuming. If you're a busy entrepreneur, a virtual assistant can help manage your blog, freeing you up to focus your efforts in other areas.Read More »
Have you ever read a story where you wished the author would just hurry up and get on with it? That phenomenon is called story stagnation. Here we examine how to avoid it.Read More »
Many new writers get stuck in a vicious loop: they can't get new clients because they don't have a portfolio and they don't have a portfolio because they can't get clients. Here are four ways to get clients when you don't have a lot of experience.Read More »
What's holding you back from achieving the writing career of your dreams? It just may be yourself.Read More »
This April, we're sharing 30 horror stories everyone should devour. See which tales set readers' spines tingling, followed by our own top picks.Read More »
Sales letters are excellent tools for companies to generate leads. Whether you’re strictly online only or a brick-and-mortar business, both snail mail sales letters and emails can drum up hot leads that you can convert into sales. But—and this is big—only if you get it right.
Copywriters and content marketers should hone their sales letter skills. At some point, a client may ask you to write a bona fide sales letter, prospecting email, or a landing page. They all need certain elements to convert.
There are plenty of "experts" out there who spout off how best to write a sales letter. Let’s focus on what not to do when writing your sales letter so you can avoid these common pitfalls.Read More »
Let’s take a look at the four types of stories that Orson Scott Card says comprises every novel. He uses the acronym "MICE", which stands for milieu, idea, character, event.
Within this framework, Card argues something deeply contoversial: not all novels require in-depth characterization.Read More »
Imagine a kindly, bespectacled woman with fresh, minty breath hovering over your shoulder as you pour words out on the screen. Her critical task is to help you make every word choice the best and to guide you to clearer, more concise sentences. She has your literary best interests at heart.Read More »
The truth is, it’s possible to ‘win’; to have a profitable writing business. You just need one thing. Yes, just the one.
Can you guess what that thing is?Read More »
Legendary writing advice from a legendary comedian. Jerry Seinfeld has a lot to teach writers of all genres.Read More »
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