Do you know how to produce clear, fluid writing for your readers? In this webinar, you'll learn how to craft sentences that produce clarity for readers, how to effectively organise information for readers, and how you can create writing that provides a fluid and low-effort reading experience for your audience.
Today, anyone with a laptop can publish books. In this article, we'll discuss what you need to know about Amazon and what you can do to make your book stand out among millions of book titles. This is the ultimate game plan for self-published authors.
Writers write. Writing a novel is not a one and done for the day game. It requires the discipline of consistency to complete the manuscript. The challenge of finding time confronts every writer who is not a full-time author. In this article, find out why building a personal writing discipline will help you complete your novel.
One of our favorite things about the ProWritingAid community is just that—community. We love our little corner of the writing world, and that’s why we always want to share as much writing content with you as possible. Today, though, we’re focussing on something a little different but so incredibly important. Here’s our chance for our community to give a little back—while still getting some amazing writing advice along the way!
We love learning about the writing process here at ProWritingAid. Every author approaches the task slightly differently: and not all authors are born equal. Many writers have wondered just what it is that makes bestselling, award-winning authors so, well, bestselling and award-winning. In this article, we look at how Maggie O'Farrell wrote her way to success.
Discover the difference between clues, evidence and red herrings. Then, scatter them throughout your mystery novel to lead the detective and your reader down the discovery path to solving the puzzle. There's nothing like a good "who-dun-it!"
If you're on the fence about self-publishing, Chandler Bolt of the Self-Publishing School has four pieces of advice for you. The main one? Books have far too much power for doubt to be allowed to overwhelm their potential. Here's why you should ditch the self-publishing doubt and dive in.
How to go from story idea to a well-formed novel concept. Begin writing your novel today with the right planning process.
Have you ever noticed that many fantasy and sci-fi cultures all sound pretty much the same? Don't make the same mistake. Here's what you need to know about crafting compelling and diverse fictional cultures.
Join our friends from Self-Publishing School at Author Advantage Live 2020.
Bored of bullet points? Here are 3 more interesting ways to outline your novel. Whether you prefer pen and paper or a screen, you'll find a method that suits your writing style.
Learn how to make every in your manuscript word count during the revision process. Author Stacia Fleegal shows you the four questions to ask yourself to make sure you're choosing the right words, every time.
Writing a book is hard. Starting to write a book is even harder. The 100 Day Book Program is here to help you finally write the book you've always dreamed of.
Just finished writing your novel? It's time to take out the trash, but not before seeing what you can salvage. Sorting and re-sorting (i.e. assessing and revising) are what will turn your yucky first draft into a manuscript worth keeping. Transform your first draft with tips from professional copy editor Katie Pavel.
Dramatic questions create external and internal story tension. Create a protagonist who confronts both to keep readers turning pages.