How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, April 2021

How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, April 2021

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.

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Is Your Writing Causing Headaches? 7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Eye Strain

Is Your Writing Causing Headaches? 7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Eye Strain

It's tough to be a writer. Eye strain can seriously impact your health, productivity, and quality of life. Here's how to protect yourself from it and keep writing at a high level.

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How to Succeed As a Writer: 6 Ways to Bounce Back from Failure

How to Succeed As a Writer: 6 Ways to Bounce Back from Failure

Feel like you've reached a low point in your writing career? You're not alone. Even the most successful writers have been through hard times. With the right mindset and some forward planning, you can come out the other end not only surviving, but thriving. Here are six top tips from a writer who has been there.

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How to Write a Book: The Best Creative Writing Courses Online

How to Write a Book: The Best Creative Writing Courses Online

There is a wealth of information out there about writing fiction and selling your books. How do you know which courses are worth your time and money? Check out our list of the eight best online courses for fiction writers.

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7 Ways to Share Your Short Story

7 Ways to Share Your Short Story

Short stories aren't quite as easy to sell as novels. Do you have a story you're fond of, yet you're unsure how to use it? If so, this article is for you.

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How 10 Famous Writers Made Ends Meet Before Their Big Break

How 10 Famous Writers Made Ends Meet Before Their Big Break

Did you know that Kurt Vonnegut used to sell cars? Or that Jack London was an oyster pirate? Be inspired by the stories of ten famous writers' early years, and don't be discouraged by how long success is taking for you.

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LivingWriter: Is It the Novel-Writing Program You’ve Been Waiting For?

LivingWriter: Is It the Novel-Writing Program You’ve Been Waiting For?

Author Krystal N. Craiker is on a quest for the best novel-writing program. Is LivingWriter the one she's been waiting for? Here's her honest review.

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How to Recover from Critical Reviews

How to Recover from Critical Reviews

Every published author, no matter how good they are, gets a bad review every once in a while. They can hurt, but here's how you can feel better about them.

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Can Writers Really Make Money on Upwork?

Can Writers Really Make Money on Upwork?

Is Upwork a good place to look for freelance writing work? The answer is yes and no, and we explain why.

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7 Steps to Freelance Success in 2021

7 Steps to Freelance Success in 2021

While 2020 may have been a time of waiting and possibly taking a few steps back, 2021 is going to be a year of forward momentum. It’s a chance to reset, refocus and reignite our plans for success! Let’s unpack seven key actions you can take this year to prepare your business for its best year ever.

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The "Other" Jobs: 9 Roles Every Freelance Writer Has to Fulfill

The "Other" Jobs: 9 Roles Every Freelance Writer Has to Fulfill

Writers aren't just writers. There are lots of roles that a freelancer needs to cover without writing a single word. Whether you're just starting out as a freelance writer, you're thinking about it, or even if you have some experience, it's important to understand the scope of the job. Here are nine other roles and how to fulfill them to make sure your writing business thrives.

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Lonely? 7 Ways to Stay Sane When Working by Yourself

Lonely? 7 Ways to Stay Sane When Working by Yourself

Writers can be lonely creatures—and this is bad for your mental health. Instead of accepting it, here are seven ways to cope with loneliness and keep it from overtaking you.

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How to Write a Novel in a Year: Tips from Fantasy Writer Oz Mari G.

How to Write a Novel in a Year: Tips from Fantasy Writer Oz Mari G.

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.

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Stretched to Your Limits? How to Avoid—and Cure—Writing Burnout

Stretched to Your Limits? How to Avoid—and Cure—Writing Burnout

Writing burnout is real, and it can be devastating to your productivity (and your life). Learn the signs, understand why it happens, and figure out a plan to beat burnout before it takes over completely.

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Introducing: ProWritingAid's New Featured Writer Series

Introducing: ProWritingAid's New Featured Writer Series

"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.

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