The Debut Dagger 2022: Sponsored by ProWritingAid

The Debut Dagger 2022: Sponsored by ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid is thrilled to be sponsoring the Crime Writers' Association's Debut Dagger award as part of their 2022 Dagger awards series. The CWA Debut Dagger is a renowned competition for the opening of a crime novel open to writers who are not yet traditionally published.

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8 Key Steps to Binge-Worthy YA Fantasy

8 Key Steps to Binge-Worthy YA Fantasy

These are my eight best tips for you to write your own page-turning YA fantasy novel. If you give yourself grace to not rush the writing process, if you include these elements in your novel, I’m positive your readers won’t be able to put your books down.

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Win Writing Prizes Worth Over $2,000 this Advent

Win Writing Prizes Worth Over $2,000 this Advent

Don't miss your chance to win some amazing prizes for writers! This year, there are prizes worth over $2000 to be won in The Advent Calendar for Writers. Find out more and enter today's giveaway.

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How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

How to Edit Your Novel: A Free Monthly Webinar

We've teamed up with Story Coach and founder of FirstEditing JoEllen Nordström for Self-Editing School. On the third Thursday of every month, you’re invited to join us as we learn how to 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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10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

10 Ways ProWritingAid Can Help You Win the Page Turner Awards

Entering the Page Turner Awards? The judges only see one chapter of your work, so that chapter has to be awesome. Here are ten editing steps to help you make your submission shine.

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The Best Writing Contests for Writers

The Best Writing Contests for Writers

Writing contests can help boost your career as an emerging writer. These are the best free writing contests to submit your work to, with worthwhile prizes such as publication and cash awards.

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Fantasy Writers’ Week Hub: Presented by ProWritingAid

Fantasy Writers’ Week Hub: Presented by ProWritingAid

Find all the information you need for Fantasy Writers’ Week 2022, including special offers, ways to connect with your fellow fantasy writers, and more.

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Ask a Book Doctor Each Month at ProWritingAid

Ask a Book Doctor Each Month at ProWritingAid

On the second Tuesday of every month, the ProWritingAid community is invited to bring all their questions to our favorite Book Doctor, Sally O-J.

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10 Things Editors Look for in a Structural Edit

10 Things Editors Look for in a Structural Edit

A structural editor shapes the organization and content of your story. The structural edit (also known as developmental or substantive editing) is the most complex, in-depth, and time-consuming stage of editing. Thus, this is where most writers start their editing journey.

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The 7 Key Pages Your Author Website Needs to Succeed

The 7 Key Pages Your Author Website Needs to Succeed

In this article, author and book marketing expert Nick Stephenson breaks down some of the major tasks you’ll need your author website to perform and how it all fits together to help support your best book launch yet (even if you’re a complete technophobe).

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ProWritingAid Presents: Romance Writers' Week

ProWritingAid Presents: Romance Writers' Week

Fall in love with writing romance at ProWritingAid's FREE Romance Writers' Week.

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ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writers’ Week

ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writers’ Week

Join us for a week of FREE events for fantasy writers. Find out more and sign up here.

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ProWritingAid's Commitment to Lifting Marginalized Voices

ProWritingAid's Commitment to Lifting Marginalized Voices

As an organization with a large platform, it's our responsibility to lift marginalized voices. In this post, we highlight authors of color and diverse events and organizations.

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Live Webinar: ProWritingAid 101 for Business

Live Webinar: ProWritingAid 101 for Business

Any business leader knows that communication is key, but tackling poor written communication skills within your business can seem impossible. Join us for a live ProWritingAid demo where we'll reveal how ProWritingAid helps your team write smarter and answer your questions.

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10 Editing Mistakes to Avoid According to a Professional Editor

10 Editing Mistakes to Avoid According to a Professional Editor

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.

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