What’s the Right Length for My Book?

What’s the Right Length for My Book?

A guide to book length by word count for standard book genres broken down by genre. Here's why book length matters.

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The Power of Storytelling in Any Situation

The Power of Storytelling in Any Situation

Storytelling is the most powerful way to deliver a message. Why is it so effective, and how can you do it in any medium?

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How to Shrink Your Manuscript with Darcy Pattison

How to Shrink Your Manuscript with Darcy Pattison

Editing can be fun! Learn Darcy Pattison's tips for shrinking your manuscript to get the most out of your developmental editing experience.

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Why You Should Try Epistolary Storytelling

Why You Should Try Epistolary Storytelling

Epistolary storytelling is a fun technique for any writer. Here's what it is, what to do with it, and why it's fun.

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How to Start Your Daily Writing Habit Today

How to Start Your Daily Writing Habit Today

Building a daily writing habit is really useful for a lot of writers, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Make it easy on yourself with this guide.

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Why Your First Idea Is Never Your Best: Developing Amazing Writing Ideas

Why Your First Idea Is Never Your Best: Developing Amazing Writing Ideas

Sticking with your first writing idea can cause problems later. Find out effective ways to generate and develop better ideas to transform your writing.

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Upcoming Free Online Events for Writers

Upcoming Free Online Events for Writers

Here are all the ways you can learn with ProWritingAid each month.

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7 Tips to Writing a Pitch that Gets Noticed

7 Tips to Writing a Pitch that Gets Noticed

Are you tired of sending out pitch after pitch while your inbox is full of chirping crickets? These seven tips will help you perfect your pitch and help you land the guest posting gig you're after.

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5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Blog (and How to Fix Them)

5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Blog (and How to Fix Them)

If you've been blogging for a while and are still struggling to gain subscribers or regular readers, you're not alone. Improve your blog by avoiding these common blogging mistakes.

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How to Polish Your Manuscript: 6 Top Tips from Editors

How to Polish Your Manuscript: 6 Top Tips from Editors

Top tips for all stages of the editing process. You'll learn how to get better feedback on your writing, stay in the right point of view, choose the right words, and more.

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Review of "Save the Cat!" Story Structure Software

Review of "Save the Cat!" Story Structure Software

Looking for a new tool to help you with your story plotting and productivity? Check out the pros and cons of "Save the Cat!" story structure software.

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Are You a Gamer? The Best of Plotting and Pantsing

Are You a Gamer? The Best of Plotting and Pantsing

You can outline a story in great detail... but should you? What happens when you have a new idea in the middle of writing? Instead of having to retool your whole outline, learn to craft your story to allow for surprise—both for you and for your reader.

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Essential Poetry: What’s the Difference Between Enjambment and Caesura?

Essential Poetry: What’s the Difference Between Enjambment and Caesura?

Exploring poetry techniques: find out how and why poets use caesura and enjambment. This simple guide includes definitions, use, and famous examples from literature.

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Spark Inspiration Anytime with a Pocket Notebook

Spark Inspiration Anytime with a Pocket Notebook

Inspiration is everywhere – if you can capture it. Carrying a notebook can be a powerful way to keep inspiration handy. Here's why.

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How Many Words Should an eBook Be?

How Many Words Should an eBook Be?

What is the perfect length for your eBook? The truth is, there is no right or wrong answer. Your eBook should only be as long as it needs to be to cover all the important and relevant information.

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