Revising and editing is an important part of English class, but it's often hard to teach in a fun way. Here are some engaging strategies for teaching revising and editing.
Deep edits involve fine-tuning your manuscript for one type of mistake at a time. ProWritingAid has several tools that help you polish your novel for stronger, clearer writing.
Idioms can be difficult but when used properly, they are a powerful and fun literary device. Find out everything you need to know about idioms.
These three ProWritingAid reports will help you do swift and snappy edit when you are down to the wire.
There are dozens of places to find free grammar help online. In this article, we take a look at ten of the best.
How you open an email, especially to someone you don’t know, is your only chance to make a good first impression. In this article, we explain the best ways to start off a cold email.
What's better? "Yours sincerely" or "yours faithfully"? It depends on which side of the pond you fall.
Back in the day, people taught students to underline the titles of books, magazines, plays, songs, movies, and other titled works. Now, in most instances, you italicize book titles, songs, and other full-length works like movies. In this guide, we'll cover what to italicize and when.
An adjective is a word that names an attribute of a noun. Some are strong and paint clear, specific pictures of the thing they are describing. Some are weak and vague and don’t tell us much. Let’s start with an example...
Zoinks! Humbug! Bada bing! Ruh-roh! Holy Hole in a Doughnut, Batman! An interjection is like a word bomb used to get someone's attention. In this piece, we examine what interjections are and when to use them.
Hung up on homonyms? Learn the top five most common word confusions and how to be precise in your meaning.
An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two words with contradictory meanings are placed side-by-side. Here's a list of 25 of our favorites.
Want to edit the words in your ProWritingAid dictionary? Now you can! We'll show you how it works, where you can do it, and why it's a feature everyone's excited about.
Are you getting these tricky English plurals wrong? In this post we cover plurals of all kinds, including regular, irregular, Latin, Greek, invariant, and more.