Do professional editors recommend that you self-edit? Should you use a self-editing tool? Are writing tools helpful for self-editing? Absolutely! Here's how to work out what kind of editing you need at each stage.
Can ProWritingAid help you get a date? Yes! Here's how you can use the Dating Profile report to create an original, error-free dating bio.
Grammarly offers individual premium packages that improve your writing through advanced suggestions. But does the price match the features being offered? We take a look at the Grammarly Premium price, features, and alternatives.
Have you ever wanted to use ProWritingAid everywhere you write on your Windows computer? Today we're moving one step closer to making that a reality. Now, you can download and try the early preview of ProWritingAid Everywhere for Windows. This will enable ProWritingAid in lots of apps on your Windows desktop. You will have full control over where and when ProWritingAid appears. You can easily turn it off where you don't want it.
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.
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.
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.
Two of the biggest forerunners in the self-publishing industry will now become one. Draft2Digital is acquiring Smashwords. We discuss what this could mean for its authors, publishers, and retailers.
Getting to know your repeated words and phrases can help you work out where you can make your writing stronger. The All Repeats Report is an extra pair of eyes that will pick out repeated words when you've stopped noticing them. Find out how to use it in this article.
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.
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.
As we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday for 2021, there are some great deals on courses, software, and books for writers. We think there will be something on this list that will help you become a better, more successful writer. We’ll continue scouring the internet for deals this week, but if you come across any others, let us know and we’ll add them to the list!
Every year, we like to support literacy charities by donating a part of our Black Friday sales. At ProWritingAid, we believe writing is a skill that can be learned—anyone can be a writer. That's why we're so excited to be partnering with First Story this year.
Do you want to catch and fix grammar and spelling errors in your writing? Virtual Writing Tutor and ProWritingAid are online grammar checkers that help improve your writing. Compare the two apps here.