How many sentences should your paragraph have? Different types of writing have different requirements. In this article, we explain how may sentences a paragraph should have depending on what you're writing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Working on your latest script? In this article, we cover how to use ProWritingAid within Final Draft to improve your writing.
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.
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.
Need business writing tips? The ProWritingAid team has you covered. In this article we cover, editing, proofreading, common pitfalls, and more. We share our top seven tips for professional business writing.
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.
The best editors understand how to help you take your manuscript from rough draft to a finished masterpiece.
An editing tool checks for writing issues that go far beyond mere grammar problems.
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.