Slick Write : Free Web Service To Improve Your Writing Skills & Style

Slick Write is a free online proofreading tool that takes your writing to the next level. Available as WordPress plugin, Chrome Extension and Firefox Add-On, Open Office plugin and Libre Office plugin, this tool will help you improve writing skills.

Improve Writing Skills

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Whether you are a blogger, author, student or a researcher ‘Slick Write’ helps you pointing out the mistakes in your writing style. It points out the wrong writing style and useless words used in the write-up. Just like the other grammar checking plugins & software, Slick Write gives you the correct word suggestion by right-clicking on the wrong text.

Slick Write is not just a simple spelling or grammar checking service, but it is an online tool to analyze your workflow flow, remove useless adverbs, verbs and prepositions in the write-up, check for the passive voice usage and much more. All this is sure to improve writing skills. When you click on a recommendation, you will be taken to Purdue Online Writing Lab affiliated to the Purdue University.

Slick Write also includes an ‘Associator’ as its tool which helps you finding the word associations for your own text quickly. Just highlight a word or phrase in your write-up, and use the toolbox pop-up.

Features of Slick Write

  • Edit – Opens a window to paste the content. Can check a document of 200,000 characters
  • Flow- Checks writing style which includes sentence type flow, sentence length flow and word length flow.
  • Structure- Checks the sentence structure in your piece of writing. Spots if the sentence is too long or too short.
  • Stats- Shows the stats of your write-up with a detailed percentage of error. It includes the detailed information about usage of pronouns, adverbs, sentences etc.
  • Critique – It points out all kinds of errors in your write-up. Just hover your mouse over the errors and you can see the additional information. Sometimes the number of recommendations you see can be pretty over-whelming.
  • It works very well and gives the accurate results.
  • Free to use, spell & grammar, style checker online tool

Unlike other services of its kind, Slick Write is completely free to use without any installations and restrictions. You just need to copy and paste your content in a form on the website, and you can proofread it thoroughly. Slick Write comes with a nice and user-friendly interface that is easy to use. It is also available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Slick Write is available as WordPress plugin, Chrome Extension and Firefox Add-On, Open Office plugin and Libre Office plugin. You can get them from its home page.

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