The Ultimate Guide to Including an Omniscient Narrator in Your Book

The Ultimate Guide to Including an Omniscient Narrator in Your Book

Considering adding an omniscient narrator to your novel but not sure how to do so? In this article, we break down what an omniscient narrator is, give examples of omniscient narrators in popular books, and explain how to add an omniscient narrator to your narrative.

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Man vs. Man: What Is This Type of Conflict in Literature?

Man vs. Man: What Is This Type of Conflict in Literature?

Man vs. man is a type of external conflict in literature and storytelling. Here's what you need to know about this type of conflict, along with great examples of bestselling man vs. man books and movies.

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What Is a Metaphor? Definition, Meaning, and Examples

What Is a Metaphor? Definition, Meaning, and Examples

What is a metaphor? Find out everything you need to know about this figure of speech, from metaphor examples to the different types of metaphors.

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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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Fantasy Characters: 4 Common Traits & Ideas on Creating Them

Fantasy Characters: 4 Common Traits & Ideas on Creating Them

Even if your fantasy character has magical powers and pointy ears, readers want to believe your character is real. Here are the four things you need to know to craft realistic, relatable fantasy characters.

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Watershed Moment: Definition, Meaning, Examples

Watershed Moment: Definition, Meaning, Examples

The term “watershed moment” is an idiom that refers to an important event that changes the direction of history. Learn how to use it in your writing.

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Man vs. Technology: The Conflict Between Man and His Creations

Man vs. Technology: The Conflict Between Man and His Creations

Man vs. technology conflict is a powerful tool for authors to explore existential questions and create fast-paced action. This article will define the term, discuss examples in literature, and show you how to use this conflict type in your own writing.

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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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Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

We've put together a list of our favorite gifts for writers so you can wow the writer in your life with a thoughtful, useful gift that will help them grow and develop as a writer.

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Win Writing Prizes Worth Over $2,000 this Advent

Win Writing Prizes Worth Over $2,000 this Advent

Don't miss your chance to win some amazing prizes for writers! This year, there are prizes worth over $2000 to be won in The Advent Calendar for Writers. Find out more and enter today's giveaway.

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Character vs. Supernatural Conflict in a Story

Character vs. Supernatural Conflict in a Story

Person vs. supernatural is a type of external conflict that has existed in fiction and storytelling for thousands of years. Find out everything you need to know to write this type of conflict and check out our favorite character vs. supernatural examples from literature and pop culture.

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How to Write a Person vs. Fate Story

How to Write a Person vs. Fate Story

Person vs. fate conflict refers to a protagonist's battle against their own destiny. This article explains what person vs. fate conflict means, discusses some popular examples in literature, and shows you how to use it in your own writing.

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How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of FirstEditing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how to use self-editing to take a manuscript from a rough first draft to a polished piece ready to send to editors.

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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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10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

Entering the Page Turner Awards? The judges only see one chapter of your work, so that chapter has to be awesome. Here are ten editing steps to help you make your submission shine.

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