The Writing Process

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Blogging and Content Writing

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Writing Apps

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How to Use ProWritingAid

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Grammar Rules

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Business Writing

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ProWritingAid in the Classroom

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AdjectivesAdverbsArticlesConjunctionsInterjectionsFull List


ApostropheColonCommaDashEllipsisFull List


IronyMixed ConstructionsParallelismPassive VoiceSingular TheyFull List


HyperboleIdiomsMetaphorsOnomatopoeiaSimilesFull List


AbbreviationsCapitalizationCompound WordsContractionsSpellingFull List


Long Repeated PhrasesParagraph ReadabilityReadability

Writing Style

Acronym ConsistencyPacingPassive VoiceShow; Don't TellStyle ImprovementsFull List

Grammar & Spelling Mistakes

Grammar MistakesSpelling

Sentence Starts

"-ing" Sentence StartsStarting Sentences with Conjunctions


Dialogue TagsDialogue Tags with AdverbsNonstandard Dialogue Tags

Sentence Length

Average Sentence LengthSentence Length VarietyVery Long Sentences