Self-Editing Software Versus a Professional Editor: How to Get the Most Out of Both

Self-Editing Software Versus a Professional Editor: How to Get the Most Out of Both

Do professional editors recommend that you self-edit? Should you use a self-editing tool? Are writing tools helpful for self-editing? Absolutely! Here's how to work out what kind of editing you need at each stage.

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How to Use ProWritingAid's Desktop App to Edit Scrivener Files

How to Use ProWritingAid's Desktop App to Edit Scrivener Files

Learn how to use ProWritingAid with Scrivener to improve your documents.

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Hit Your Writing Goals with These 15 Productivity-Enhancing Apps

Hit Your Writing Goals with These 15 Productivity-Enhancing Apps

It doesn’t matter if you’re the most prolific writer in the world, distractions and writer’s block can get the best of all of us at some point or another. In this article, we cover the best productivity boosting apps out there.

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The ProWritingAid Desktop App for Windows PCs: Edit Word Docs, Scrivener Projects and More

The ProWritingAid Desktop App for Windows PCs: Edit Word Docs, Scrivener Projects and More

How to use ProWritingAid's Desktop App for Windows, with guides to editing Word and Scrivener docs, changing your app settings and using the reports. Do you ever wish you had an extra pair of eyes that could catch spelling, grammar and writing style errors as you write? Or an editor who is always on call to help you sort out readability, pacing, diction and structural issues? Well, ProWritingAid's Desktop App is here to make those wishes come true.

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How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, January 2021

How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, January 2021

There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. In this new series of blog posts, we’ll be featuring two ProWritingAid users each month to learn more about their writing processes and how ProWritingAid has helped them on their writing journey.

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Full Review: Freelance University

Full Review: Freelance University

In this article, we review Freelance University to show what the course covers and discuss whether it's worth the investment.

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How Do You Create a Word Cloud?

How Do You Create a Word Cloud?

A word cloud is “an image composed of words used in a particular text or subject, in which the size of each word indicates its frequency or importance.” So, the more often a specific words appears in your text, the bigger and bolder it appears in your word cloud. ProWritingAid has a Word Cloud Gallery that makes it easy to create word clouds based on the text you paste into the tool.

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How We Improved ProWritingAid for You in 2020

How We Improved ProWritingAid for You in 2020

You don't need us to tell you that it's been a crazy year. Despite all the madness, we've been working hard to make ProWritingAid even better for you in 2020.

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How to Outline Your Novel With Scrivener's Outliner and Corkboard

How to Outline Your Novel With Scrivener's Outliner and Corkboard

Scrivener’s Outliner and Corkboard both allow you to view the whole of your project at a glance—creating, cutting, and organizing new chapters and scenes with ease. To make the most of each option, let’s explore Outliner and Corkboard modes together.

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Webinar Replay: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

Webinar Replay: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

In this recording of a live session, Kristina Stanley, CEO and Founder of Fictionary, showed us how her groundbreaking new story editing software can help you evaluate and revise your manuscript against the 38 Story Elements professional editors look for. Watch the replay now.

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How to Use the ProWritingAid Browser Extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge

How to Use the ProWritingAid Browser Extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge

One of our main aims at ProWritingAid is to provide you with the best editing tools wherever you write. With that in mind, we've created browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Here's how to use them.

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How Does Your Writing Compare to J.R.R. Tolkien's?

How Does Your Writing Compare to J.R.R. Tolkien's?

Your writing is your own - but that doesn't mean you can't take inspiration from the greats. ProWritingAid's author comparisons feature allows you to select your favorite author and compare their writing to yours in terms of emotional tells, sentence length variety and more. See how your writing shapes up.

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How ProWritingAid's Snippets Feature Will Change the Way You Write

How ProWritingAid's Snippets Feature Will Change the Way You Write

Is there anything more convenient than copy and paste? Yes! ProWritingAid's Snippets feature allows you to keep the text you use most at your fingertips. Find out how to use Snippets to speed up your writing process in this article.

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Webinar Replay: How to Stay Focussed and Finish That Novel With Novlr CEO, Kim Montgomery

Webinar Replay: How to Stay Focussed and Finish That Novel With Novlr CEO, Kim Montgomery

Do you dream of the day when you'll hold your finished novel in your hands? But does it always feel like something's stopping you from getting there? Join us on November 12 for a live walkthrough of Novlr, the writing software that helps you focus on what really matters: the words on the page.

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Technical Writing Game-Changer: ProWritingAid with Arbortext Editor

Technical Writing Game-Changer: ProWritingAid with Arbortext Editor

ProWritingAid's latest integration for Arbortext Editor lets you improve the quality, style, and consistency of technical writing across your business. Find out how you can use it to save time and money for your company.

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