Self-Editing Software Versus a Professional Editor: How to Get the Most Out of Both

Self-Editing Software Versus a Professional Editor: How to Get the Most Out of Both

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.

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How to Find the Right Proofreader for Your Novel

How to Find the Right Proofreader for Your Novel

Proofreading is the reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication to find and correct production errors in the text. Copy-editing is the final stage of editing before you publish your manuscript. Learn which one you really need, and how to find the right editor for your book.

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

How Writers Use ProWritingAid: ProWritingAid's Featured Writers Series, January 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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Webinar: How to Self-Publish With Lulu, a Walkthrough and Q&A

Webinar: How to Self-Publish With Lulu, a Walkthrough and Q&A

Are you ready to self-publish your book? We've invited Chelsea to show us how Lulu can help. Lulu is one of the top self-publishing and print-on-demand companies out there. Whether you are creating a gift, a book to sell on Amazon, a manual for your office, a portfolio, or any other kind of book for any purpose, Lulu can help make it happen.

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The 8 Elements of a Killer Book Proposal: Sell Your Nonfiction Book Before You Write It

The 8 Elements of a Killer Book Proposal: Sell Your Nonfiction Book Before You Write It

A book proposal is an argument for your idea, a business case for your project, a showcase of your expertise, and a declaration of your voice. Join us for this free, live webinar as we learn how to write a proposal that will help you sell your book before you've written it.

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ProWritingAid Presents: Self-Editing School with JoEllen Nordström

ProWritingAid Presents: Self-Editing School with JoEllen Nordström

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of First Editing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how use self-editing to take a manuscript from a rough first draft to a polished piece ready to send to editors.

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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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How to Self-Edit Your Novel to Improve Readability

How to Self-Edit Your Novel to Improve Readability

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

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Webinar Replay: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

Webinar Replay: Fictionary Walkthrough with CEO, Kristina Stanley

In this recording of a live session, Kristina Stanley, CEO and Founder of Fictionary, showed us how her groundbreaking new story editing software can help you evaluate and revise your manuscript against the 38 Story Elements professional editors look for. Watch the replay now.

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10 Ways Content Marketers Can Automate Their Writing Workflow

10 Ways Content Marketers Can Automate Their Writing Workflow

Blog posts are relentless. To see results, you need to be smart, precise, and post often. So, it’s easy to become snowed under—even if you have a solid marketing workflow team. This is where automation can help. Never heard of it? It’s no wonder you’re struggling. Let’s start with the basics.

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Watch: How ProWritingAid Can Help You Edit Your Manuscript

Watch: How ProWritingAid Can Help You Edit Your Manuscript

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.

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How to Write a Sales Proposal that Wins More Deals

How to Write a Sales Proposal that Wins More Deals

Your sales proposal is the cornerstone of your sales strategy. To create a great sales proposal you need to position yourself as having specific answers to your prospect’s particular problems. Follow these guidelines to write a proposal that will win you the deal.

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6 Overlooked ProWritingAid Reports You Should Try

6 Overlooked ProWritingAid Reports You Should Try

ProWritingAid is so much more than a grammar checker, but it's hard to know which reports you need. Here are six reports you may be overlooking that you should definitely be using.

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How to Use the Paramedic Method for Clarity in Writing

How to Use the Paramedic Method for Clarity in Writing

Writing clearly and concisely is no easy feat. Many people have a tendency to "overwrite," and it's hard to know how to edit. That's where the Paramedic Method comes in.

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Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Webinar Replay: How to Edit Your Book: An Editing Q&A

Have you got questions about the editing process? We’ve got answers! Hear from editing gurus Kristina Stanley and Lisa Lepki in this replay of our live Q&A session.

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