Editing is what will ultimately determine your success as an author both now and in the future. In this article, we discuss how to hire an editor for your book.
What comes after your NaNoWriMo draft is complete? The copyedit. If you dread this stage, you're not alone. Grant Faulkner, founder of NaNoWriMo, and Hayley Milliman, ProWritingAid's Head of Learning are here to help in this replay of a live webcast.
Author Krystal N. Craiker is on a quest for the best novel-writing program. Is LivingWriter the one she's been waiting for? Here's her honest review.
We know that ProWritingAid users like a bit of writing technology, so this month we begin a new series that looks at some of the best writing platforms out there. With so many options, and more being developed every day, how do you know which one is right for you. We sent one of our favourite freelancers, Kathy Edens, out to give them all a test run and report back. This month, she looks at Ulysses.
From first draft to last edits, the writing process is a long and complicated journey. If you're getting started with your first big story project, find out what to expect with our complete guide to the five stages of writing.
Now that NaNoWriMo is over and you've taken a well-deserved break, it's time to edit. Find out how ProWritingAid can make your self-editing life easier from this new video, in partnership with Campfire Technology.
Have you ever wondered what it's really like to write a novel in thirty days? Join author Krystal N. Craiker on her journey through NaNoWriMo 2020.
Are you a new author? Find out the professional steps you should take to prepare a book manuscript for an editor.
If you're taking on NaNoWriMo, you're probably doing something else full-time. Here's a game plan to help you complete the challenge.
Are you drowning in drafts? In this article, find out how to assign an objective to each draft, how to prepare for that draft and the techniques to use when actually writing it. Read this guide to making each draft count, with projected timescales and a bullet point summary of each stage.
You've signed up for NaNoWriMo, but now you think 50,000 words in a month seems daunting. Here are seven pieces of advice for surviving National Novel Writing Month from NaNo veteran and volunteer Krystal N. Craiker.
NaNoWriMo isn't all about that 50,000 word target. It's also about developing a writing habit that will continue way beyond November. Here's how to use NaNoWriMo to make writing a priority all year round.
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. Find out what to look for in your writing while editing.
Whether you're a planner or a pants-er, you're in good company. For every successful novelist out there, there's a different way of approaching writing a novel - and they all think their's is the right way. Find out which bestselling authors plan their novels down to the chapter and which fly by the seat of their proverbial pants.
Taking part in NaNoWriMo this year? Here's everything you need to know in one handy guide. Find out everything from how to get into the right mindset to how to avoid mid-November burnout.