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

How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, June 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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We Review The Novel Factory [2021]

We Review The Novel Factory [2021]

This month we look at The Novel Factory, a writing app that will appeal to all the planners out there.   The app walks you through 16 highly-detailed steps that include defining your basic premise, setting out your plot points, fleshing out your characters, building your world, generating scenes, weaving your plot details together, and so much more. It even takes you through the submission process. What makes this program so incredibly useful is that you learn about the process of writing a novel as you go.  

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Book Outlining Deep-Dive with Plottr: How to Craft Better Stories in Less Time

Book Outlining Deep-Dive with Plottr: How to Craft Better Stories in Less Time

Looking for a new outlining model? Plottr helps you keep track of all of the details in your novel, from your scenes to your characters to your settings, regardless of the method you use.

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Greatest MasterClass Courses for Writers

Greatest MasterClass Courses for Writers

We recently took a deep dive into MasterClass’s offerings to find the best courses for writers. Here are our favorites!

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Is Your Writing Causing Headaches? 7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Eye Strain

Is Your Writing Causing Headaches? 7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Eye Strain

It's tough to be a writer. Eye strain can seriously impact your health, productivity, and quality of life. Here's how to protect yourself from it and keep writing at a high level.

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Take Control of Your Editing: Listen to Chris Banks on the Creative Penn Podcast

Take Control of Your Editing: Listen to Chris Banks on the Creative Penn Podcast

ProWritingAid's CEO Chris Banks joins Joanna Penn on her podcast The Creative Penn to talk all things ProWritingAid. Listen now to find out the most common writing tics, how ProWritingAid helps you address them, and how AI could open up a whole new future for writers.

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How to Use Software for World-Building

How to Use Software for World-Building

Learn how software can help you create a compelling world for your science fiction or fantasy novel.

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3 Best World-Building Apps for RPG Gamers and Fantasy Writers

3 Best World-Building Apps for RPG Gamers and Fantasy Writers

What do tabletop gamers, game designers, and fantasy authors have in common? They all need the perfect world-building program. Here are our three favorite apps to build the world of your dreams.

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Don't Lose It Again: How to Back Up Your Writing Safely

Don't Lose It Again: How to Back Up Your Writing Safely

I lost my entire writing portfolio in 2009 and had to start over again from scratch. Thanks to my backup plan today, that will never happen again. Here's how you can back up your writing and save yourself headaches later.

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ProWritingAid and The Write Practice Pro: Two Great Writing Tools, Together

ProWritingAid and The Write Practice Pro: Two Great Writing Tools, Together

This week we are partnering with Joe Bunting and the awesome folks at The Write Practice to offer a great bundle for writers. Use ProWritingAid to polish your writing and then share it with the amazing community on The Write Practice Pro. Find out more in this article.

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Webinar Replay: "Now What?": Life After NaNoWriMo

Webinar Replay: "Now What?": Life After NaNoWriMo

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.

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How ProWritingAid Can Improve Your Legal Writing Skills

How ProWritingAid Can Improve Your Legal Writing Skills

It’s hard to make it as an attorney if you aren’t a natural wordsmith. ProWritingAid can help improve your writing and simplify your life.

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A Teacher’s Review of Boomwriter: Software Features to Inspire Your Class in Remote Writing Lessons

A Teacher’s Review of Boomwriter: Software Features to Inspire Your Class in Remote Writing Lessons

BoomWriter's responsive software helps inspire students to write across all disciplines in an interactive, remote environment. In this article, I examine BoomWriter's features and talk about how to use it in your classroom.

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An Author's Review of Ulysses

An Author's Review of Ulysses

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.

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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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