Writing Tips


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Welcome To the GetProofed writing tips blog.

Great writing requires a solid understanding of how language works–the more we know, the better we write. Cue our writing tips blog, created to share insights and knowledge from our team of expert writers.

This resource is available to anyone interested in writing, whether you’re an author, student, researcher, or in business. Designed to serve as a guide for those looking to improve their writing, this free resource covers a variety of subject matter, including spelling, grammar, word choice, voice, and much more. If you would like us to cover a specific topic, simply let us know, and we’ll do our best to share helpful information.

Why We’re Here

Thousands of customers use our proofreading and editing services every year, and we consistently offer them intelligent suggestions for ways in which they can strengthen their work. One of the many ways we do this is by providing comments that explain a specific error and how it can be improved.

Our comments often link to useful articles on our blog that thoroughly explain certain grammar rules. This helps users understand why we make the edits we do. So whether you need advice on how to reference correctly or when to use a hyphen, we’ll provide you with the most relevant and comprehensive tips.

Immerse Yourself and Enjoy

We’re passionate about writing and want to be a resource you can rely on for helpful writing advice and tops. If you have any suggestions or comments about our blog, don’t hesitate to let us know!

5 Non-Fiction Writing Tips for Authors

It’s a little ambitious to talk about “non-fiction writing” in general. After all, “non-fiction” technically covers everything from school textbooks to deeply personal memoirs. But we’ve c...

Paragraph Length: 5 Essential Tips

Paragraph length is important. Too many long paragraphs in a document may make it difficult to read. Too many short paragraphs and it could seem disjointed. But how long should a good paragraph be? 1....

Word Choice: Your vs. You’re

The words “your” and “you’re” are so commonly confused (especially online) that it has inspired memes. And in the face of memes, it would be easy to give up, leave social media behind, and a...

How to Write the Date in a Document

In an era of calendar apps, we don’t have to write the date down often. But this does mean that it’s easy to forget the rules for writing dates in different places. It’s lucky, then, that we’r...