As authors, we want our readers to feel as if they are there in the story. Sensory detail is the best way to do this. Here are eight ways to improve sensory detail in your writing.
How to use ProWritingAid's Desktop App for Windows, with guides to editing Word and Scrivener docs, changing your app settings and using the reports. Do you ever wish you had an extra pair of eyes that could catch spelling, grammar and writing style errors as you write? Or an editor who is always on call to help you sort out readability, pacing, diction and structural issues? Well, ProWritingAid's Desktop App is here to make those wishes come true.
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.
With ProWritingAid's Microsoft Office Add-In, you can edit where you write. In this article, we teach you how to get started using this powerful tool.
Want to learn how to improve your writing quickly? Our Goals feature helps you zero in on the areas of your writing that you can improve.
There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. Fantasy author Oz Mari G. shares how ProWritingAid helped her get through three rounds of rewrites before she published her first novel.
You don't need us to tell you that it's been a crazy year. Despite all the madness, we've been working hard to make ProWritingAid even better for you in 2020.
"A friend sent me a link to ProWritingAid and I’ve not looked back. I’m enjoying editing now." 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.
Find out how to strengthen the readability of your novel through self-editing by reviewing the 38 Story Elements covered in this article. Professional Editor JoeEllen Nordström helps you tackle the three main categories of plot, character, and setting. By ensuring you use and vary each of these three primary story elements accurately, you can create a powerful story which keeps your readers returning and again
To cliché or not to cliché, that is the question. This comprehensive list of clichés will help you decide what to use or leave behind in your writing.
Wondering how to reset your password, edit your email notifications or change your username? Find out everything you need to know about creating and managing your ProWritingAid license, account, and settings in this post.
Now that NaNoWriMo is over and you've taken a well-deserved break, it's time to edit. Find out how ProWritingAid can make your self-editing life easier from this new video, in partnership with Campfire Technology.
One of our main aims at ProWritingAid is to provide you with the best editing tools wherever you write. With that in mind, we've created browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Here's how to use them.
Your writing is your own - but that doesn't mean you can't take inspiration from the greats. ProWritingAid's author comparisons feature allows you to select your favorite author and compare their writing to yours in terms of emotional tells, sentence length variety and more. See how your writing shapes up.
The Children’s Literacy Charity has been improving the life opportunities of disadvantaged children who are falling behind in the education system since 1992. We've partnered with the Children's Literacy Charity this year for our Black Friday sale. Buy on Nov 23 or 24 and support the CLC at no extra cost to you!