Automatic Text Analysis
ProWritingAid will automatically examine your text using a variety of metrics and algorithms developed by ProWritingAid. The analyses are based on established guidelines for writing that can be measured. to use adverbs sparingly, and to use less transitions. These guidelines will be more or less conscious if you want to write effectively. ProWritingAid helps you to make it easily evident.
Realtime allows you to quickly work through documents.
After you’ve corrected the mistakes, you can start editing each report. They will let you examine your sentence and word choices, patterns as well as repeat words. A Summary Report is a report that can be used to pinpoint where to focus your efforts to improve in the shortest time.
How to Utilize It
ProWritingAid is available for download in a variety of formats. You can use the Web Editor to edit documents in your browser, their browser extensions let you fix grammar issues quickly on websites such as Twitter, WordPress, Gmail and Facebook as well as their Word extensions for Windows and Mac allow you to modify your Word documents directly.
Today, we will be focusing on the Desktop App that can be used to work with Ulysses documents.
ProWritingAid.com registration is required to use this tool. There are a variety of options available to work with Ulysses documents. Ulysses writers can either use the free online Web Editor or download the desktop program. A premium license is required to edit more words than 500 words in a session, or to make use of the desktop software.
The desktop application can read 8 file types (Markdown is one of them). You can export Ulysses text into a Markdown File. Then, you can edit it with ProWritingAid and then import it back into your Ulysses library to further process. It’s quick and simple however you can’t save sheets or images such as writing goals. After playing with the app, I used the following as my preferred method of working:
Open ProWritingAid and then create a brand new Markdown file.
Start your Ulysses sheet and select a text section. Then, select the Edit menu’s “Copy as Markdown” option.
Paste into ProWritingAid.
Now go through each report and then edit it in ProWritingAid.
After you’re done editing, simply copy and select the text.
Paste the text of the original passage to the Ulysses sheet.
ProWritingAid reports show your text underlined. The explanations and/or suggestions will be displayed when you move your cursor across an underlined passage. Select a suggestion and you’ll be presented with the possibilities for solutions. Click on an idea, e.g.
The reports include a brief explanation and an online link that will take you to a wealth of details about the report. ProWritingAid. To give an idea of what I’ll include examples and more information.
Writing Style Check This report will aid you in improving your writing style. The report is based on a variety of rules that are good to follow when writing. As an example, the report examines the usage of passive voice in your text because sentences written that are written in active voice are more interesting to read. Writing Style Check will also identify repeated sentences starts and suggests ways to increase the readability of your text.
Overused Words The report will highlight words that are so commonly used that they’ve lost their significance and no longer have any relevance in everyday life. ProWritingAid might not be able detect the frequency with which you use them in excess.
You can determine the length of your sentence.
Texts that have sentences that differ in length can be more engaging to read. The report shows you how long your sentences are on a bar graph. This allows you to identify areas to improve. Additionally, it will highlight lengthy sentences that could make the text difficult to understand.
ProWritingAid offers an online tool that is free. Although it is less user-friendly and doesn’t offer access to all reports, it can be helpful in making an initial impression. You can utilize the desktop application as well as other add-ons when you have the premium membership. It’s $79 for a year or $399 for a lifetime licence. ProWritingAid is backed by the 14-day guarantee of money back which allows you to consider your options and determine if it is right for you.
ProWritingAid isn’t designed to replace the human editor. This tool highlights specific measurable elements of text and performs an outstanding job. ProWritingAid can’t replace manual editing of your text. But it can make that process easier and more efficient.