How to go from story idea to a well-formed novel concept. Begin writing your novel today with the right planning process.
There’s never been a better time to be a writer. The advent of self-publishing means that you can get your books to your readers quickly, and without many of the costs of traditional publishing. In this article, self-publishing expert Mark Dawson explains the 5 steps you need to take to be successful in getting your books out there.
Have you ever noticed that many fantasy and sci-fi cultures all sound pretty much the same? Don’t make the same mistake. Here’s what you need to know about crafting compelling and diverse fictional cultures.
Discover the difference between clues, evidence and red herrings. Then, scatter them throughout your mystery novel to lead the detective and your reader down the discovery path to solving the puzzle. There’s nothing like a good “who-dun-it!”
We love learning about the writing process here at ProWritingAid. Every author approaches the task slightly differently: and not all authors are born equal. Many writers have wondered just what it is that makes bestselling, award-winning authors so, well, bestselling and award-winning. In this article, we look at how Maggie O’Farrell wrote her way to success.
Yes, a Chromebook can support a six-figure writing business. I should know – I’ve been doing it for years. Here’s how.
One of our favorite things about the ProWritingAid community is just that—community. We love our little corner of the writing world, and that’s why we always want to share as much writing content with you as possible. Today, though, we’re focussing on something a little different but so incredibly important. Here’s our chance for our community to give a little back—while still getting some amazing writing advice along the way!
Writers write. Writing a novel is not a one and done for the day game. It requires the discipline of consistency to complete the manuscript.
The challenge of finding time confronts every writer who is not a full-time author. In this article, find out why building a personal writing discipline will help you complete your novel.
Markdown is a universal writing language you can use in any app – and it future-proofs your work. Learn the basics today and forget about being stuck with one writing app or another!
As teachers, we’ve all had dreams of teaching a class full of writing enthusiasts come the start of the new school year. Sometimes, though, we hit a few more roadblocks than we might have hoped. In this webinar, we’ll demonstrate how you can use ProWritingAid in the classroom to make teaching writing interactive and empowering for students.