9 editing tools that can help you polish your writing

December 20, 2017 | Writing

An editing tool uses powerful algorithms to compare your content with that of thousands of published writers. It finds where your writing is clunky or awkward and helps turn your prose into a dynamic, compelling piece that gets readers’ attention.

Lisa Lepki — an independent author, a staffer at ProWritingAid.com, and an active member of the “grammar police” — reports that hundreds of thousands of writers are using editing tools to help polish their manuscripts these days, and more editors are requiring that their clients tighten up their copy with an editing tool before they submit. These tools are like a report card for your document and cover everything from how unique your vocabulary is to your work’s readability and top style suggestions, writes Lepki.

Click here to read her blog post on the topic, including overviews of nine available editing tools.

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