How to Use Clear Writing to Express Big Concepts and Connect with Readers

How to Use Clear Writing to Express Big Concepts and Connect with Readers

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.

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The Final Step: Reading Your Manuscript Out Loud

The Final Step: Reading Your Manuscript Out Loud

There's no such thing as a perfect manuscript, but you'll get as close as possible if you read your book out loud before you publish. Here's why.

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7 Grammar Rules To Look Out For

7 Grammar Rules To Look Out For

You don't want to send an overworked and underpaid editor a manuscript with glaring grammar and punctuation errors. Especially if the editor decides whether your piece runs or not. Send in a poorly edited piece, and you will end up in the slush pile. No editor has time for drastic rewrites.

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All About the ProWritingAid Sentence Structure Report

All About the ProWritingAid Sentence Structure Report

Our new Sentence Structure report analyzes how you start each sentence in your text and compares your usage of different sentence structures to published texts in your genre. Here's how to use it.

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Why Most Business Writing Stinks, and How You Can Fix it

Why Most Business Writing Stinks, and How You Can Fix it

Business writing is notorious for bloated, business-speak nonsense. Strong business writing can propel both careers and businesses. It’s the channel that transmits nearly all business work and insight and interaction. It flows up, down, laterally, internally, and externally to customers. It’s the foundation of business - so why isn't it better?

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How to use... The Sentence Length Report

How to use... The Sentence Length Report

Varied sentence length is an important feature of good writing. To maintain your readers’ interest, use a variety of sentence lengths: some short and punchy, others long and flowing. The late Gary Provost illustrated it best. Click through to see how.

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Editing for Screenwriters: ProWritingAid and Final Draft

Editing for Screenwriters: ProWritingAid and Final Draft

Working on your latest script? In this article, we cover how to use ProWritingAid within Final Draft to improve your writing.

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More than Grammar: How to Use ProWritingAid for Deep Edits

More than Grammar: How to Use ProWritingAid for Deep Edits

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.

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 Build Your Article with Paragraph Chunks

Build Your Article with Paragraph Chunks

Text written in concise paragraph chunks will facilitate search engine results that deliver the right information in response to search queries. In this article, Zara Altair explains how to use paragraph chunks to improve your SEO.

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7 Tips to Write Like a Professional

7 Tips to Write Like a Professional

Need business writing tips? The ProWritingAid team has you covered. In this article, we cover, editing, proofreading, common pitfalls, and more. Read the entire article to learn more!

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Agent Advice Part 2: Line-Editing and Copy-Editing

Agent Advice Part 2: Line-Editing and Copy-Editing

Literary agents are the gatekeepers of the publishing world. Their verdict on a five-page submission can make or break an author’s dreams. It’s critical to ensure your submission catches an agent’s eye and doesn’t immediately get passed upon.

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How to Work with an Editor

How to Work with an Editor

The best editors understand how to help you take your manuscript from rough draft to a finished masterpiece.

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10 Common Issues that Your Checking tool is Missing

10 Common Issues that Your Checking tool is Missing

An editing tool checks for writing issues that go far beyond mere grammar problems.

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FREE EBOOK: 20 Editing Tips from Professional Writers

FREE EBOOK: 20 Editing Tips from Professional Writers

This practical guide contains 20 important writing tips and techniques from a wide range of professional writers. Some focus on the minutia of specific word selection; others focus on the more complex ideas like finding the right metaphor, policing your work for Purple Prose, or figuring out when it’s time to send it off to potential publishers.

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What are the 25 ProWritingAid Reports?

What are the 25 ProWritingAid Reports?

ProWritingAid analyzes your writing and presents its findings in 25 different reports. Each user will have their own writing strengths and weaknesses and so different reports will appeal to different people. Remember, all the software can do is highlight potential pitfalls in your writing. It's up to you, the writer, to decide which suggestions work within your specific context, and which ones should be ignored.

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