Stream of Consciousness: What Is It & How To Use

Stream of Consciousness: What Is It & How To Use

Stream of consciousness writing has a long history, and it is still used today. This guide covers everything you need to know about stream of consciousness, including how to use it in your own writing.

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How to Write an Inciting Incident for Your Novel

How to Write an Inciting Incident for Your Novel

Read this article to understand what an inciting incident is, what great examples look like in popular fiction, and how to write a compelling inciting incident for your novel.

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Chekhov's Gun: What It Is and How to Use It in Your Writing

Chekhov's Gun: What It Is and How to Use It in Your Writing

Anton Chekhov said that a rifle on the wall in chapter one should go off by chapter three. In this guide, find out all about the principle of Chekhov's gun in literature and how to use it in your story.

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10 Writing Quirks to Avoid With Jenna Moreci

10 Writing Quirks to Avoid With Jenna Moreci

Author and writing guru Jenna Moreci explains the top 10 most common writing quirks and how to fix them in her latest video. Here's how you can use ProWritingAid to find and fix these writing mistakes.

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How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of FirstEditing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how to use self-editing to take a manuscript from a rough first draft to a polished piece ready to send to editors.

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2021's Best Black Friday Deals for Writers

2021's Best Black Friday Deals for Writers

As we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday for 2021, there are some great deals on courses, software, and books for writers. We think there will be something on this list that will help you become a better, more successful writer. We’ll continue scouring the internet for deals this week, but if you come across any others, let us know and we’ll add them to the list!

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What Is a Paradox? Definition and Examples

What Is a Paradox? Definition and Examples

Can something be neither true nor false? Paradoxes are often used in literature. In this article, we will give you a solid paradox definition and provide examples of both logical and literary paradoxes.

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10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

Entering the Page Turner Awards? The judges only see one chapter of your work, so that chapter has to be awesome. Here are ten editing steps to help you make your submission shine.

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Hyperbole Examples for Writers: Definition, Examples & Much More

Hyperbole Examples for Writers: Definition, Examples & Much More

Hyperbole means over-the-top exaggeration. Using hyperbole in your writing can add emphasis, humor, and intensity to your work. Learn all you need to know in this article.

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Ideas for Writing a Romance Novel: Where Do You Get Them?

Ideas for Writing a Romance Novel: Where Do You Get Them?

You want to write romance, but you don't know where to start? In this article, we explore where to get romance novel ideas and how to freshen up cliché romance plots. Find out what you need to write a good love story.

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14 Writing Exercises to Unlock Your Creative Writing

14 Writing Exercises to Unlock Your Creative Writing

Looking to improve your writing practice? This list of writing exercises will help build your writing skills and improve your creativity. Perfect for novice or expert writers.

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Daily Writing Routines of 21 Famous Writers

Daily Writing Routines of 21 Famous Writers

How do famous authors structure their writing time? Do they write every day or take days off? In this article, we cover the daily routines of 21 famous writers.

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How to Start Writing a Book in 10 Steps

How to Start Writing a Book in 10 Steps

Want to start writing a book but not sure how to begin? In this article, we break down how to start writing a book step-by-step.

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The Basics of Freytag's Pyramid

The Basics of Freytag's Pyramid

Freytag's Pyramid is a dramatic structure that can help you create strong plotlines. Learn how to use it in your writing.

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How to Write Great Dialogue for Your Novel

How to Write Great Dialogue for Your Novel

Dialogue is a conversation between two or more characters. Effective dialogue can move your plot forward, while also adding development to your characters. In this post, we break down what dialogue is, offer seven tips to improve your dialogue, and show examples to help improve your writing.

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