Hemingway stands apart through the other tools in this list for the reason that its goal isn’t to catch misspelled words or grammar mistakes. Instead, it’s built to make your writing clear and“bold,” more like the writing of Ernest Hemingway.
Hemingway will strengthen your writing by helping you avoid depending on too many adverbs, slipping into passive voice, being overly wordy, or writing complicated sentences that are difficult to read.
Unlike Grammarly or Ginger, Hemingway generally does not make specific suggestions. It just points out areas that are problematic your writing and nudges you in direction of stronger alternatives.
Now, to be clear, Hemingway is an instrument, not a godmother that is fairy. It won’t magically turn terrible writing into Ernest Hemingway writing. Plus it’s worth noting that good writing is much more than a couple of rules.Continue reading