Most writers have been stuck for a word at some point. When you’re writing your first draft, a great piece of advice is to keep writing and think about the perfect word later. When "later" comes, it’s helpful to have a thesaurus on hand. With ProWritingAid, you can put the heavy, leather-bound volumes back on the shelf and find relevant synonyms right in our editor.
Dialogue is how your readers learn characters’ thoughts and sometimes their personality traits. The key to effective dialogue is to manage your use of dialogue tags. In this article, we explain how to use ProWritingAid's Dialogue Tag check.
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.
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.
A sticky sentence is one that is full of glue words. Glue words are the empty space that readers need to get through before they can get to your ideas. If your sentences contain more than 45% glue words, they should probably be re-written to increase clarity. Here's how and why.
The Style Report is one of the most popular and comprehensive reports that ProWritingAid offers. It highlights several areas of writing that should be revised to improve readability, including passive voice, overuse of adverbs, hidden verbs, overused words, clunky phrasing, repeated sentence starts, and more.
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Wondering where to get started with ProWritingAid, or if it's the editing app for you? Look no further. Find everything you need to know in this article.
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We're always working to make ProWritingAid more useful for our users. Find out what we've been working on in 2021, and see what's coming up in 2022.
Writers switch between languages in their documents all the time. Your average spell checker might not be able to keep up, but ProWritingAid can. Find out how our new language detection feature can streamline your editing process.
Is there an ideal paragraph length? If so, what is it? We explore in this post.
It's finally here—the feature you've been waiting for. ProWritingAid's Realtime Report will now save your ignored suggestions to make your editing process as smooth as possible. If you switch to a different report, or close and re-open your document, the highlights you ignored will stay hidden, leaving you to focus on the suggestions you haven't reviewed yet. Find out how it works in this article.
It can be difficult to keep track of your writing and editing goals as you are working. Even if you know what you want to focus on, monitoring your progress can be a challenge. Now, it doesn't have to be. Find out how to use ProWritingAid's Goals in the sidebar to keep your editing on track.
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