What is the Snowflake Writing Method?

What is the Snowflake Writing Method?

Is the snowflake novel-writing method right for you? Here's why it's worth a try.

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How to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert  

How to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert  

Sometimes a corporate copywriter or a non-fiction freelance writer must write about subjects that they know little, or nothing, about. It may sound impossible, but it can and will be done. Here are 12 top tips to becoming a subject matter expert.

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How to Avoid Halfway-Through-NaNoWriMo Burnout

How to Avoid Halfway-Through-NaNoWriMo Burnout

We're halfway through National Novel Writing Month! Here are some tips on making sure you finish.

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The Best Crime Books Ever Written

The Best Crime Books Ever Written

What are the best crime novels ever written? Here's our definitive list!

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Are You Taking Advantage of ProWritingAid’s Extras?

Are You Taking Advantage of ProWritingAid’s Extras?

Here at ProWritingAid, we have tons to offer in addition to our main products. Here's a sneak peek.

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Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

A few weeks ago, ProWritingAid's Hayley Milliman went to Nashville to attend Tribe Conference for the first time. Here are her takeaways.

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How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

Bestselling author Louise Dean shares how to get the idea for your novel.

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Writing For Your Mental Health

Writing For Your Mental Health

Sometimes, writing isn't about crafting the next great novel or ground-breaking paper. Sometimes, it's about finding a way to honor your inner thoughts and feelings.

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Avoiding He Said & She Said

Avoiding He Said & She Said

Do you really need to use "he said" and "she said" after every bit of dialogue? Actually, no. You have other options like not using a dialogue tag at all, or showing who’s talking by action outside dialogue. We examine the options in this article.

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How to Nail Third-Person Narrative

How to Nail Third-Person Narrative

Who here likes to play God? Do you enjoy making your characters dance like a puppet on a string? Or do you agonize over every twist of the screw you make that ratchets the tension? If you answered yes to the puppeteer role, you probably like writing in the third-person omniscient point of view.

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