Webinar Replay: Horror Story Essentials: Turn Scattershot Scary Scenes Into Nightmare-Inducing Stories

Webinar Replay: Horror Story Essentials: Turn Scattershot Scary Scenes Into Nightmare-Inducing Stories

In this webinar replay, developmental editor Rachelle Ramirez teaches you the basics of the Horror Genre so you can provoke terror and a sense of dread within your readers.

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How to Read Like a Writer

How to Read Like a Writer

Great writers also tend to be great readers. Reading intentionally, rewriting what you read, and analyzing structure are just a few ways you can use your reading to support your writing. In this article, we look at some reading exercises you can use to develop your own writing style.

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How to Write Flash Fiction

How to Write Flash Fiction

You know those bite-size candy bars you get for Halloween? Flash fiction is similar; tiny, but still tasty. In this article, we’re going to explore flash fiction and what makes it so fun. Here's what it is, why it's awesome, and how to write it.

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How to Check Your Grammar with ProWritingAid

How to Check Your Grammar with ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid's Grammar Check is like the spelling and grammar checkers in a word processor, but with superpowers. As well as highlighting misspelled words and missing punctuation, it also looks at the construction of the sentence to make sure that the structure, style, and tense are correct. Find out everything you need to know about the Grammar Check here.

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How to Make Every Word Count: Practicing Word Economy

How to Make Every Word Count: Practicing Word Economy

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.

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How to Learn Storytelling from Stand-Up Comedians

How to Learn Storytelling from Stand-Up Comedians

Stand-up comedy is a great American institution – and you may not realize it, but it's also a great source of expert storytellers. Let's take a look at a few of the best comedians of all time and how they can make you a better writer.

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Webinar Replay: Academic Writing and Publishing for Graduate Students and Junior Scholars

Webinar Replay: Academic Writing and Publishing for Graduate Students and Junior Scholars

Are you a grad thinking about submitting work to academic journals? It can be a daunting process if you're not used to it. On August 20, the ProWritingAid community joined Dr, Lindy Ledohowski as she gave practical tips for writing various sections of scholarly pieces, as well as first-hand guidance for the submission, revision, and publication process for most peer-reviewed journals. Watch the replay now.

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Eliminate the Non-Words: Clean Up Your Content

Eliminate the Non-Words: Clean Up Your Content

The words you use in your content can strengthen or weaken your prose. In this article, we teach you how to boost the power of your content by eliminating non-words and weak phrases that take up space but dilute your statements.

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Test, Teach, Write, Check: Coach Employees to Be Better Writers

Test, Teach, Write, Check: Coach Employees to Be Better Writers

Do you have a crack team of collage graduates who just can’t get their act together with writing? Don’t be surprised. Over 25% of college graduates lack good writing skills. An investment in their writing is an investment in your business. Follow these steps to manage writing coaching for employees.

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Writing Advice from Jenna Moreci: The 10 Worst Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Writing Advice from Jenna Moreci: The 10 Worst Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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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7 Steps to Structure Your Non-Fiction Book: Reach Readers and Make Sales

7 Steps to Structure Your Non-Fiction Book: Reach Readers and Make Sales

Thinking of writing non-fiction? Follow these seven structural steps for a book that will engage readers, lead them to success, and drive sales.

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How to Write a Successful Introduction for Your Academic Essay

How to Write a Successful Introduction for Your Academic Essay

Are your instructors always criticising your introductions? Follow these four steps to write introductions that will hook your reader and set your essay up for success.

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Webinar: How to Come Up With an Award-Winning Book Idea

Webinar: How to Come Up With an Award-Winning Book Idea

Whether you’ve been writing for years or you’re just starting out, coming up with fresh ideas never gets easier. Or does it? Learn how to come up with better book ideas every time with Joe Bunting from The Write Practice.

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Big Cast: How to Write Stories with Many Characters

Big Cast: How to Write Stories with Many Characters

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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Everything You Need to Know About ProWritingAid's Diction Report

Everything You Need to Know About ProWritingAid's Diction Report

The Diction Report helps you avoid unnecessarily complicated writing by analyzing your word selection and sentence construction. Learn how to use it here.

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