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.
So you've finished a writing project. What comes next? In this article, we break down the revision process so you know how to improve your work. Follow these steps to take your writing from good to great!
Writers often use the words “editing” and “proofreading” interchangeably. In fact, they are completely unique and separate services provided by professionals to improve your writing. Learn the difference and how you can conduct your own self-edit and proofread in this article from professional editor, JoEllen Nordström.
In this guide from editor JoEllen Nordström, learn what techniques and online writing tools are essential during line and copy editing. Plus, discover essential self-editing techniques so you can develop your writing skills and craft as an author while saving time and money on professional editing services.
Professional editor JoEllen Nordström guides you through the 38 story elements editors look for. You can self-edit using this list before submitting your manuscript for structural editing. Or, you can use this list to better understand the structural editing process.
If you're considering using a beta reader, what should you do before you send your work to them? These tips will save you time, get you the feedback you need, and make the best use of your beta reader.
ProWritingAid's CEO Chris Banks joins Joanna Penn on her podcast The Creative Penn to talk all things ProWritingAid. Listen now to find out the most common writing tics, how ProWritingAid helps you address them, and how AI could open up a whole new future for writers.
Editing has four stages. Whether you're a newbie still getting into your writing journey or a seasoned author with an established writing career, you must be familiar with these stages and ready to apply them in your editing process. In this article, professional editor JoEllen Nordström explains every stage, including when you can self-edit and when it's best to leave it to the pros.
In this guide, we cover five ways that writing technology can be useful for dyslexic writers. From video guides to document outline ideas, ProWritingAid can help you build your writing toolkit.
Professional editor JoEllen Nordström shares the ten worst editing mistakes writers commonly make. To win the editing battle, you need to understand the foundation of each mistake. In this article, JoEllen explains the most common errors and how you can fix them.
How to recognize plot holes in your novel and top tips for fixing them. Master these skills to give your reader an immersive experience.
Writing isn't all fun all the time. Rejection, obscurity, disappointment, criticism—we'll encounter them all. Next time you do, I hope this article helps you.
Editing is what will ultimately determine your success as an author both now and in the future. In this article, we discuss how to hire an editor for your book.
This week we are partnering with Joe Bunting and the awesome folks at The Write Practice to offer a great bundle for writers. Use ProWritingAid to polish your writing and then share it with the amazing community on The Write Practice Pro. Find out more in this article.
Finding plot holes is half the problem, knowing how to fix them is the other half. We take a look at ten plot problems and what to do to make your story stronger.