Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Have you got questions about the editing process? We’ve got answers! Hear from editing gurus Kristina Stanley and Lisa Lepki in this replay of our live Q&A session.

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George R.R. Martin and the Art of the Shocking Twist

George R.R. Martin and the Art of the Shocking Twist

George R.R. Martin's Red Wedding is perhaps one of the most unexpected and visceral moments in commercial literature history. Here's why it worked so well, and how you can put similar moments into your work.

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10 Things to Know Before Editing Your Book, with Jenna Moreci

10 Things to Know Before Editing Your Book, with Jenna Moreci

Self-editing can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, author Jenna Moreci brings you 10 top tips that will help you face the edit without fear (and how ProWritingAid can help!).

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Webinar Replay: How to Revise Your Book Once, the Right Way, with Author, Mary Adkins

Webinar Replay: How to Revise Your Book Once, the Right Way, with Author, Mary Adkins

You can save yourself months of frustration by approaching revision with the proper mindset and priorities. Learn an approach to revision that will change your writing life in this free webinar replay.

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The Most Important ProWritingAid Check for Horror Authors: Emotional Tells

The Most Important ProWritingAid Check for Horror Authors: Emotional Tells

Good horror writing prioritizes showing emotions, not telling them. Learn how to fix emotional tells with ProWritingAid.

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The Best Horror Novels of All Time

The Best Horror Novels of All Time

We're sharing 30 horror stories everyone should devour. See which tales set readers' spines tingling, followed by our own top picks.

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Get the Most Out of Your Editor by Preparing Your Manuscript First

Get the Most Out of Your Editor by Preparing Your Manuscript First

Are you a new author? Find out the professional steps you should take to prepare a book manuscript for an editor.

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What Is Exposition?

What Is Exposition?

Any and all storytelling requires exposition – the explanation of how Character X got from Point A to Point B and then later to Point C. In this article, we examine what exposition is and how to use it in your work.

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3 Golden Rules of Stealing for Aspiring Writers

3 Golden Rules of Stealing for Aspiring Writers

Stealing is wrong, isn't it? But maybe you didn't realize that most successful writers steal when they start out. This is how they developed their voice – and how you can, too.

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo: How to Get Your Head In The Game

Preparing for NaNoWriMo: How to Get Your Head In The Game

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.

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The Drafts Your Novel Needs (and Why You Probably Won't Use a Single Word of Your First Draft!)

The Drafts Your Novel Needs (and Why You Probably Won't Use a Single Word of Your First Draft!)

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.

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A Veteran's Guide to Surviving NaNoWriMo

A Veteran's Guide to Surviving NaNoWriMo

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.

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Use NaNoWriMo to Create a Writing Habit that Sticks

Use NaNoWriMo to Create a Writing Habit that Sticks

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.

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How to Self-Edit Your Manuscript Like a Pro

How to Self-Edit Your Manuscript Like a Pro

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.

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