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111 Ways To Write Better and Faster with First Draft
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Inside the First Draft Content Generator, you'll find that the following tools can help anyone write better and faster than before. And if you struggle with writer's block, slow typing speed, or any of the 18 most common writing problems, you can use these solutions to eliminate them once and for all.

  • First Draft's Auto-correct function automatically corrects words and/or grammar that doesn't conform to AP writing rules. And it does this while writers type in the Edit area.
  • First Draft's AP Style Alerts notifies writers of AP format rules in real-time. With a yellow (warning) icon or a red (error) alert icon, they indicate potential problems in spelling, grammar and/or punctuation while a writer is typing in the Edit area.
  • First Draft's Cite This Tool helps writers quickly and correctly generate content with AP Style writing rules -- including proper citation by formatting cited material according to APA (American Psychological Association) rules.
  • First Draft's Article Part Function inserts a list, a description, a paragraph, a group of Sentence Starters, and more into an existing article.
  • First Draft's Grammar and Spell Check automatically scans and corrects some of the most commonly misspelled words and/or grammar mistakes according to AP Style rules.
  • First Draft's Add Variables function gives writers a way to use their own, alternative phrases in addition to the software's default set of variables. To access this particular feature, e-mail support for help.
  • First Draft's Affiliate Program gives writers the opportunity to earn a few bucks for every referred purchase of the First Draft demo software.
  • First Draft's Alternative Registration Method provides users with an alternative way to obtain the fully-registered version of First Draft. Because the method isn't published online, users will have to request it by e-mail.
  • First Draft's Append to File function adds content to the end of an existing, external file.
  • First Draft's Article Outliner creates an outline from content that has already been generated. It literally breaks up paragraphs into separate topic and sub-paragraph sentences.
  • First Draft's Article Title Generator creates a unique title for each article and outline that it generates. Like numerous functions in the software, this function is automatic as well, and occurs without the writer being aware of it.
  • First Draft's Artificial Intelligence uses AI to determine the most relevant way to present information. Some of the factors that construct the AI include the frequency of the current time, date, and topic.
  • First Draft's Auto Save Function automatically saves the currently displayed article (in the Edit area) every five minutes.
  • First Draft's Auto-complete Function suggests a series of relevant phrases as writers type in the software's Edit area.
  • First Draft's Blank Lines Function displays blank lines in its generated articles so that writers can (1) generate an article that's 70 - 80 percent complete and (2) work from that partially-completed article as a phrasal template.
  • First Draft's Calculator Function presents the computer's default Calculator for easy access.
  • First Draft's Calendar Function displays the computer's default Calender for easy access. When a date is CTRL + Clicked, it's special event is shown and inserted into the current article when SHIFT + Clicked.
  • First Draft's Capture Text function gives writers the ability to save a favorite phrase to a variable file so that it shows up in future, generated articles.
  • First Draft's Case Converter changes the case of a word or group of words to and from lower case, proper case, and upper case.
  • First Draft's Change Font function presents a Font dialog box so that a writer can change the font inside of the software's Edit area.
  • First Draft's Clip Spinner accepts pasted-in spintax and places the unspun results placed into a current article.
  • First Draft's Complex Sentence Generator uses a strategic set of algorithms to ensure that each generated sentence is varied and interesting. This prevents the robotic, repetitive output that some other, alternative content generators create.
  • First Draft's Context Checker improves an article's comprehension by prompting writers to verify that their Keyword, Purpose, and Benefit data makes sense when used in a sentence.
  • First Draft's Core Function uses a complex set of algorithms to generate content that reads like human-written text. Aside from the occasional error, there is no difference between a First Draft article and an article written by a human.
  • First Draft's Data Pack Collection presents a huge collection of data packs for use with First Draft's Unique Library function.
  • First Draft's Default Library function resets First Draft's variables to their default state.
  • First Draft's Edit Area displays a space for writers to craft an article. All of First Draft's generated content is placed into this area as well.
  • First Draft's Error Catching function logs errors encountered during the generation process to a special log file.
  • First Draft's Example Generator inserts a generated example inside a current article.
  • First Draft's Export File function sends the current article to the computer's default word processor for more accurate proofreading and editing.
  • First Draft's Extend Word Count function attempts to replace some words and/or phrases with their longer counterparts in an effort to increase an article's current word count.
  • First Draft's Favorites function provides quick and easy access to research or reference material on a computer's hard drive.
  • First Draft's File Extensions make identifying and accessing files saved with First Draft much easier. First Draft file types are the .fdart file and the .fdtpl file.
  • First Draft's File, Save And Open functions perform typical file, save, and open functions that are common in all word processing software. In First Draft, the Open function unspins detected spintax in opened files and generates content for opened templates.
  • First Draft's Find And Replace function locates an item inside of a current article, counts the number of a specified item, or replaces an item with another.
  • First Draft's Full Article Generator generates a generic, comprehensible article and presents it in the software's Edit area for editing and/or proofreading.
  • First Draft's Generic Material gives writers a basic platform from which much more specific content can be made.
  • First Draft's Grammar Check function scans an article and automatically corrects the most common spelling and grammar errors. It currently corrects over 10,000 common spelling, grammar and capitalization errors.
  • First Draft's Graphical User Interface sports a simple graphical user interface that operates the same way that most word processing software programs operate.
  • First Draft's Help And Support gives writers access to the software's help documentation. This documentation is online for quick and easy updates, and it's available 24-hours a day.
  • First Draft's How-To Article Function generates a generic, comprehensible article and presents it in the software's Edit area for editing and/or proofreading.
  • First Draft's HTML Proof function shows writers how a current article in the Edit area looks as an HTML file. It additionally indicates a low word count and tricky spelling or grammar areas.
  • First Draft's HTML View Tab shows writers how a current article in the Edit area looks as an HTML file. All changes to an article (with the HTML editing buttons on the toolbar) show up in this tab's window.
  • First Draft's Insert (Sub)Title function allows writers to insert a randomly generated, paragraph subtitle.
  • First Draft's Insert a Step (Tip) function allows writers to insert a randomly generated, but relevant, step of a process.
  • First Draft's Insert Description function allows writers to insert a short description of the Keyword or a quality belonging to the Keyword. If a unique library is loaded, the software will insert a short description of a Keyword's feature instead.
  • First Draft's Insert File function allows writers to insert the contents of a selected file.
  • First Draft's Insert Identity function allows writers to insert the name, address, and phone number a randomly generated, person.
  • First Draft's Insert List function allows writers to insert a list of various items.
  • First Draft's Insert Paragraph function allows writers to insert a paragraph with a specified topic.
  • First Draft's Insert Paragraph Topic function allows writers to insert a paragraph with a manually, specified topic.
  • First Draft's Insert Person function allows writers to insert the name of a randomly generated, person.
  • First Draft's Insert Random Item function allows writers to insert a random item listed in the software's combo boxes.
  • First Draft's Insert Sentence function inserts a randomly, generated Main or Supporting sentence to the Edit area.
  • First Draft's Insert Sentence Starters allows writers to insert a randomly generated Sentence Starter.
  • First Draft's Insert Summary function allows writers to insert a randomly generated article summary.
  • First Draft's Insert Time & Date function allows writers to insert the current date and time.
  • First Draft's Internal Writing Vocabulary contains AP recommended vocabulary in every article and outline that the software generates. It's an automatic, behind-the-scenes process that occurs without writers even being aware of it.
  • First Draft's Keyword Benefits Field stores the benefit of the Keyword's purpose (see the Keyword Purpose field).
  • First Draft's Keyword Density displays the current keyword for each article inside the Edit area. This data is updated in real-time as writers type.
  • First Draft's Keyword Field stores the product or service name that each generated article discusses.
  • First Draft's Keyword Purpose Field stores the purpose of the Keyword (see the Keyword field).
  • First Draft's Logging Function logs the activity of the First Draft software program. Activities logged include times and dates an article is opened, proofread, and saved.
  • First Draft's Menubar provides access to functions common to every word processing software program.
  • First Draft's New Article function clears the Edit area and resets variables and other settings to their default values for the creation of a new article.
  • First Draft's Newsletter provides subscription access to the Just Outsourcing/First Draft newsletter (see subscription form below).
  • First Draft's Notes Tab gives writers space to write and save notes associated with each article or the entire writing process in general.
  • First Draft's Opinion Article Generation generates a generic, comprehensible article and presents it in the software's Edit area for editing and/or proofreading.
  • First Draft's Outline (As A Template) generates an outline as a template with topics that are specific to a style of writing.
  • First Draft's Outline Generator generates a generic, comprehensible outline and presents it in the software's Edit area for completion.
  • First Draft's Pause function stops the software's timer until it's unpaused. This gives writers the opportunity to log accurate work vs. break times.
  • First Draft's Pay Rate Field uses the value put into this area to display see how much writers have earned while writing an article.
  • First Draft's Phrase Bank gives writers access to a huge database of commonly used phrases. Works great against writer's block!
  • First Draft's PLR Library holds information on over a thousand different subjects and works within the First Draft interface the same way in which the software's Phrase Bank works.
  • First Draft's Print function sends the current article to the computer's default printer.
  • First Draft's Progress Bar displays the progress of an article's completion compared to an article's word count. When an article hasn't reached its word count, the software's progress bar is displayed.
  • First Draft's Read Selected Text function sends selected text to the computer's speakers so that writers can hear the text during the proofreading process.
  • First Draft's Readability Score displays the current article's readability score on the software's status bar. This score is updated in real-time as writers type in the Edit area.
  • First Draft's Refresh Topic function quickly changes a current article's Keyword, Purpose, and Benefit content without the writer having to generate an entirely new article
  • First Draft's Registration Process gives users the ability to enable full access to all of First Draft's features. Registration (payment) may occur via PayPal through the software's interface from the Help menu or online through eSellerate.
  • First Draft's Reload File function reloads a currently opened template. Upon reload, the template generates different material for the same topic within the same writing style.
  • First Draft's Remove HTML function removes all instances of HTML code from an opened, HTML document.
  • First Draft's Research function presents a choice of research tools writers can use to find and validate written material. Tools include news outlets, video outlets, encyclopedia outlets, and more.
  • First Draft's Right-Click Menu gives writers access to functions that are not available from the software's menu bar. Most of the functions in this menu require selected text.
  • First Draft's Save to E-Mail function sends an article to the computer's e-mail program for sending.
  • First Draft's Save to FTP function uploads an article to the specified FTP server and directory.
  • First Draft's Save to Snippet function saves selected text to an external file named, "snippets.txt".
  • First Draft's Sentence Starters function sends a series of starting sentence or "writing prompts" parts to the Edit window. The idea is to finish each started sentence to the point in which a complete article is written.
  • First Draft's Sentence Swapper gives writers the means to quickly change an entire sentence without changing the context of a current article. "Swapping" is handy when a writer would like to express something differently than how it's expressed in a generated article.
  • First Draft's Shortcut Key functions gives writers quick access to specific features from the keyboard.
  • First Draft's Special Character function allows writers to insert special characters into a current article from Windows' Character Map program.
  • First Draft's Statistics Button updates the current article's word count, keyword density and readability score, and it displays it on the software's status bar.
  • First Draft's Statistics Generator inserts a randomly generated statistic into a current article.
  • First Draft's Status Bar displays information about the current article. Information includes the current article's word count, keyword density and readability score.
  • First Draft's Sticky Note function gives writers the opportunity to jot down a quick note and have it saved to the notes section without having to switch from the Edit area to the Notes area.
  • First Draft's Synonyms function displays a list of synonyms for a selected word, group of words, or phrase.
  • First Draft's Tab Area displays different parts of the writing process. Each tab represents each part and is easily accessible by clicking its name.
  • First Draft's Template function loads and generates an article or outline from an opened template. Template files direct the style of an article so that writers remain focused on specified topics.
  • First Draft's Timer Status shows the time that has lapsed between activities. Writers can use this area to see how long it takes to write a finished article.
  • First Draft's Tips Outline provides ideas to help increase word count or simply think of new things to write about.
  • First Draft's Title Bar displays the name of a currently opened file. If no file has been opened, the title bar display's the software's name instead.
  • First Draft's Toolbar provides access to some of the software's most commonly used functions.
  • First Draft's Transitions List displays a huge list of transitions that writers may insert into an article in an attempt to improve flow.
  • First Draft's Unique Library provides access to specific variables instead of the default, generic variables. Once a specific Data Pack is selected, First Draft will use its variables in each generated article to make content much more specific.
  • First Draft's Video List presents a list of multimedia files to show users how to use various parts of the software.
  • First Draft's Website provides an extensive amount of information about the First Draft software program, its registration process, and it help and support options.
  • First Draft's Wizard function helps new users correctly apply required Product or Service brand names, purposes, and benefits.
  • First Draft's Word Count (Real Time) displays the word count of a current article in real-time as writers type into the Edit area.
  • First Draft's Word Count Field uses the value put into this area to generated content containing the desired word count as well as to adject the software's progress bar.
  • First Draft's Writing Assignments function allows writers to store client and/or job information about writing projects. Stored data includes due dates and payments received.
  • First Draft's Writing Speed quickens the writing process by generating fully-worded articles within minutes. In most cases, content is generated in mere seconds depending upon the speed of a computer.

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