Balanced arguments and a solid essay structure are the main ingredients of a persuasive essay that has the power to convince your audience.
Have you ever wondered how to paraphrase and what it really means to put something in your own words? Follow our five steps for paraphrasing success.
Have you been assigned a comparing and contrasting essay and are wondering where to start? Comparing and contrasting means analyzing two or more ideas to find their similarities and differences. Learn how to perfect this in your writing.
Wondering how to write a summary? An effective summary gives a short, clear description of the main points or ideas of something. Learn how to write a great summary for different mediums in this article.
Do you struggle knowing how to start a sentence? This list of sentence starters will help kickstart your writing.
Wondering how to write an effective rhetorical analysis? In this article, we break down how to craft a rhetorical analysis essay and give you examples of successful essays to model.
A powerful personal statement for your admission essay is the best way to secure a place at the college of your dreams. Find out how ProWritingAid can help get you there.
When you want to sound smart, using good grammar will help you reach and connect with your audience. Like common sense, grammar helps your reader understand without being baffled. From word choice to punctuation to citations, here's how to show your smarts by writing it right.
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.
Writing clearly and concisely is no easy feat. Many people have a tendency to "overwrite," and it's hard to know how to edit. That's where the Paramedic Method comes in.
How to implement clarity to express big ideas to engage your reader. Help them understand your meaning through readability, the right verbs, and sentence structure.
Every writer knows plagiarism is bad. We must all express ourselves uniquely without stealing thoughts, words, and ideas from others. But sometimes it’s hard to be original and unintentional plagiarism creeps into our work. Especially when on a tight deadline, you may let another’s words slip into your content without proper attribution. ProWritingAid is here to help.
Your thesis statement is one of the most important parts of your essay, but it doesn't have to be daunting. Here are three easy steps for crafting a fantastic thesis statement.
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.
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.