Paragraphs are the building blocks of your writing. But how do you know when to start and stop a paragraph? We've got the answers to effective paragraph structure.
Deborah Bradseth, owner of Tugboat Design, shares her top tips for designing an enticing book cover.
Learn everything you need to know about caricature. This comprehensive explanation comes complete with examples and definition. Perfect for writers, students, and educators alike.
A word cloud is “an image composed of words used in a particular text or subject, in which the size of each word indicates its frequency or importance.” So, the more often a specific words appears in your text, the bigger and bolder it appears in your word cloud. ProWritingAid has a Word Cloud Gallery that makes it easy to create word clouds based on the text you paste into the tool.
Empathy vs Sympathy: are you confused? Here's a simple guide to help you tell the difference.
You don't always choose the right writing genre the first time. That's okay! In this article, we'll explain how to tell if you're in the wrong genre, and what to do about it.
Recent writing advice suggests that writers should avoid dialogue tags. But is that really true? Here are some reasons dialogue tags aren't all that bad.
Writing is best when it's specific. Here's how to take the general ideas of your work and make them concrete details.
Many writers prefer a cloud-based writing program. Here is an honest review of three alternatives to Scrivener.
Multi-dimensional human personalities are key to readers relating to your characters. This article offers six tips to create characters that build engagement with readers.
Writing critique groups are invaluable to the writing process, but they can seem intimidating. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about critique groups.
ProWritingAid Chris Banks joined The Bestseller Experiment podcast to chat about the "why" behind developing ProWritingAid and how to use the tool to improve your writing.
What is allusion and how can it help your writing? We'll show you!
Expectations are high. Chocolates and flowers. Jewelry and trinkets. Will this be the year? It’s Valentine’s Day. Or as Bridget Jones says: “Oh God. Valentine's Day tomorrow. Why? Why? Why is the entire world geared to make people not involved in romance feel stupid when everyone knows romance does not work anyway. Look at the royal family. Look at Mum and Dad.” ― Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary Here are a few reasons why you should stay home and write this Valentine’s Day.