How to Use ProWritingAid's Sticky Sentences Report

How to Use ProWritingAid's Sticky Sentences Report

A sticky sentence is one that is full of glue words. Glue words are the empty space that readers need to get through before they can get to your ideas. If your sentences contain more than 45% glue words, they should probably be re-written to increase clarity. Here's how and why.

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How to use ProWritingAid's Style Report

How to use ProWritingAid's Style Report

The Style Report is one of the most popular and comprehensive reports that ProWritingAid offers. It highlights several areas of writing that should be revised to improve readability, including passive voice, overuse of adverbs, hidden verbs, overused words, clunky phrasing, repeated sentence starts, and more.

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How to Write Poetry: A Beginner's Guide to Poetry

How to Write Poetry: A Beginner's Guide to Poetry

Have you wanted to try your hand at writing poetry but worried about where to start? In this article, we outline five tips that will get you up and running, even if you've never written poems before.

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Logical Fallacies: Definition and Examples

Logical Fallacies: Definition and Examples

Logical fallacies can damage your credibility as a writer and mislead your audience. Learn to recognize these common logical fallacies so you can avoid using them in your writing.

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What Is A Complex Sentence? Explanation, Types And Examples

What Is A Complex Sentence? Explanation, Types And Examples

Understanding how to create and use complex sentences adds sentence variety and sophistication to your work.

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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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Writing Stories with Many Characters: How to Do It

Writing Stories with Many Characters: How to Do It

Writing a story with a huge cast? Here are some tips on managing all those characters, and the plotlines they inevitably create.

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ProWritingAid's Featured Writers for 2021

ProWritingAid's Featured Writers for 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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Subjective vs. Objective: What's the Difference?

Subjective vs. Objective: What's the Difference?

The word "objective" describes information that’s based on verifiable facts, while "subjective" describes information that’s based on personal opinion. Learn all you need to know about using subjective vs. objective in your writing.

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How Many Sentences Should There Be in a Paragraph?

How Many Sentences Should There Be in a Paragraph?

How many sentences should your paragraph have? Different types of writing have different requirements. In this article, we explain how may sentences a paragraph should have depending on what you're writing.

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Poetic Devices: Complete Guide and Examples

Poetic Devices: Complete Guide and Examples

What's a poetic device? A poetic device is a form of literary device used in poetry. Poetic devices use grammar, rhythm, structure, and more to convey meaning. Learn how to use them effectively now.

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How to Copy Edit at Sentence-Level: An Editor's Guide

How to Copy Edit at Sentence-Level: An Editor's Guide

In this guide from editor JoEllen Nordström, learn what techniques and online writing tools are essential during line and copy editing. Plus, discover essential self-editing techniques so you can develop your writing skills and craft as an author while saving time and money on professional editing services.

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MLA Format: Headings to Citations, the Full Guide

MLA Format: Headings to Citations, the Full Guide

MLA format is used to document sources and format papers in academic writing. In this article, we breakdown how to use MLA formatting in your paper.

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The Best YouTube Channels for Writers

The Best YouTube Channels for Writers

Have you discovered the AuthorTube world? Here are 13 of the best writing channels on YouTube.

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Second-Person Point of View: Guide and Examples

Second-Person Point of View: Guide and Examples

Second person point-of-view is the "you" perspective. Using 2nd person POV means you're talking to the reader directly. Discover how to use this writing style effectively.

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