First Draft™ Fiction and Non-Fiction Content Generator

 MILLIONS of unique articles and stories inside!  Eliminate writer's block with First Draft, a contextual, content generation text editor with over 5,000 sentence prompts and over 15,000 common phrases. First Draft is appropriate for online freelance writers, content providers, bloggers, and everyone else who struggles with a sudden loss of words. The software generates comprehensible articles and stories in mere seconds with keyword support, template editing, an automated spelling and grammar corrector, a word requirements - pricing - and earnings meter, and more.
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Stay Focused While Writing with First Draft
Monday, March 20, 2017

How many times are you distracted while writing? Depending on what's going on in both your environment and your head, the number could be surprisingly high. That's why First Draft provides five tools designed to pull your attention back to the screen and keep you focused on each writing assignment. Here's what you need to finish an article shortly after it's started. Read more »

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What Can *You* 'Write' with a Pack of Ramen Noodles?
Monday, January 23, 2017

One of the things that makes Ramen Noodles so appealing is their own simplicity. They're so simple, in fact, they open up opportunities to cook up something really inventive and masterful. Yet some people look at them and see nothing more than a bunch of hard, edible strings. They don't see past the flour, water, and salt.

That's a mistake.

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Preserving the "Art" of Writing
Monday, January 9, 2017

For most of us, writing comes natural. We learn how it's done from the moment we're old enough to sit at a desk and trace letters with a big red pencil. And it's pretty much just a written version of the language that we speak everyday. Somewhere along the line, however, we tend to lose that natural ability. And what was once a "fun" or "easy" school lesson turns into sheer dread the minute we're asked to arrange those letters into something original -- something substantial -- substantial meaningful.

Reasons vary and are honestly too expansive to address here. But whatever happens between that time, it's enough to encourage some people to disregard it altogether. As a result, writing skills decline. They decline so much that the "art" of writing is on it's way to becoming a "lost" art. And what's really unfortunate is that with today's technology, there really haven't been any efforts to preserve it.

Well, that is, except for First Draft.

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Story Painting, a Fine Balance, and a New Threshold
Thursday, May 5, 2016

A fictional story, whether it's long or short, is supposed to be something that influences our own views in life. It's supposed to expose us to new perspectives, introduce us to new lifestyles, and bring us into experiences that we may never have, but still enjoy as a silent bystander. And it's supposed to do those things in such a way that upon reading a story, we feel as though we've mentally transported to another time and place, made new friends or enemies, and perhaps become a bit wiser from it all.

Such a feat requires not only sufficient writing skill, but also an imagination that can build worlds and lure readers with every juicy detail. It's called, "story painting" or "painting with words." And let me tell you, it ain't easy, especially for non-fiction writers like myself.

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First Draft as a Writer's Block Helper
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Writer's block, blank page syndrome, whatever you want to call it, the inability to generate content in the manner in which you were hired to is beyond frustrating. In some cases, it can be a financial disadvantage. Thankfully, there's First Draft, a writer's block helper, which is very useful in removing and preventing both writer's block and blank page syndrome. Here's how.

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Correcting Punctuation Errors with First Draft
Friday, July 17, 2015

Because of its importance, anyone who struggles with correcting punctuation errors needs First Draft's strength to produce consistent, punctuation- and error-free writing. By writing with First Draft, you'll not only put commas where they belong, eliminate the double-period, and use quotation marks correctly. You'll know why you have to. Here's how First Draft makes correcting punctuation marks easy.

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AP Style Limits in First Draft
Sunday, July 12, 2015

One of the greatest benefits of writing with First Draft is that it can be used to publish content that adheres to AP Style writing rules. It's generally accepted that AP Style rules give writing a professional polish. But after studying the whole lot of them, it became apparent that addressing each and every rule in First Draft would actually delay the writing process. There are, after all, thousands of them -- some of which are extremely specific to topics like religion, sports, and politics.

Since First Draft's approach to writing is all-encompassing, some rules are not addressed in the software. The following describes which rules are ignored and why.

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Fun Writing Prompts in First Draft
Friday, July 3, 2015

People all over the world start writing for a multitude of profound reasons. After all, writing has a definitive place in website content development, and shared in all the right places, it can produce an advantageous return. But after factoring in the uncertainty that writing sometimes brings, these things can seem insurmountable -- even with a solid content development plan. Is there anything that can help?

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First Draft's Narration and Point of View
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Online freelance writers are often asked to write content from a specific point of view. And quite often, the type of writing dictates that view. How-to articles, for example, are typically written in the 2nd-person point of view. Opinion articles are commonly written in the 3rd-person point of view (unless they're for a personal blog in which 1st-person usage is prevalent). So while developing First Draft, the question of how to best approach these views had to be answered. Read more »

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Describing Product Features with First Draft
Monday, June 29, 2015

In case you didn't already know, First Draft was designed to remove writer's block and quicken the writing process. As a result, it streamlines the writing process for the online freelance writer or blogger who's writing about a specific product. That's why, within the software, there's so much emphasis on the Product name (keyword), its purpose, and its benefits. But there's another part of First Draft that deserves just as much attention. That function is the Feature combo box.

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Using First Draft as an Article Title Generator
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

One of the hardest things to do in writing is crafting an appropriate title. Some writers like to save this part of writing for last, as a summation of an article's content. Others like to craft a title first to let it guide an article's subject matter. No matter when a title is created (or why), First Draft gives writers three easy ways to generate one. Read more »

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Streamline the Writing Process with First Draft
Thursday, May 14, 2015

One of the main reasons why First Draft was created is to improve writing speed. It was created on the premise that an improved writing process enables quick adaption to challenging circumstances. Unfortunately, many writers can't adequately keep up with today's demand for content. (I was one of them.) And although they may easily pump out one or two articles rather quickly, they struggle with the rest of the day's quota and stare at a blank page while thinking of what to say. (I did the same thing.)

That is, until First Draft. First Draft streamlines the writing process in several ways. Read more »

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The Internet Writing System Inside Windows Explorer
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

When we hear about content management systems, we often hear about web server software like WordPress, Blogger, or Joomla. We might even hear about knowledge-based software or some other database-like software. For people who work with site mechanics, those options are appropriate (and even fun, depending on who you talk to). For literary folks, however, those tools aren't any fun at all. They take too long to learn and they distract writers from doing what they do best: writing.

That doesn't mean writers don't need to organize things, though. Writers can benefit from using a content management system just as much as "the tech person" can. And there's an easy way to do it that doesn't require any additional software, user manuals, or workshops. Even better, it's free and already on your Windows computer.

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First Draft Affiliate Downloads Projected to Quickly Convert
Monday, May 11, 2015

As you can see from the chart below, First Draft has a very small download count. Yet it has already garnered a handful of sales within nine days. These sales exceed the 1% sales conversion ratio, which suggests that for every 1000 downloads, First Draft should get only one sale. Clearly, 1% conversions aren't happening here. According to the table below, First Draft has a conversion rate of 1 sale per 16 downloads (6.3% percent). Read more »

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Making Sense of First Draft's Keyword, Purpose, and Benefits Fields
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Confused by First Draft's Keyword, Purpose, and Benefits fields? Well, they can be pretty tricky. To make them work, writers must (1) always, always, always place a product name in the Keyword field, (2) the purpose of the product in the Purpose field, and the benefit of using the product in the Benefits field.

That's the only way the software will generate a sensible article about a product name (keyword).

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How Fast Do You Write (Really)?
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Quite often, we hear writers brag about their ability to write a "quality" article in under 30 minutes. It's enough to make any newspaper opinion writer drool like a two-year old baby. If not, it's certainly enough to make "the rest of us" question our own writing speed.

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50 Ways and Reasons to Use First Draft
Monday, April 27, 2015

In the heart of the Internet business industry, writing plays an instrumental role in the content development sector. As a freelance writer, you're the part of that sector who's responsible for providing not only fresh, new content, but also relevant and interesting content. But that isn't always easy to do, and for some people, it's almost impossible.

That is until now. Read more »

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Article Writing Using Keywords and First Draft
Saturday, April 25, 2015

In case you didn't know, First Draft is a keyword content generator for writers, bloggers, and anyone else who generates content on a regular basis. Because it places a strong emphasis on word count, per-word earnings, and a timer, however, it's most appropriate for online, freelance writers. Online, freelance writers are often asked to generate topic-specific content, which is why First Draft additionally emphasizes things like keywords and keyword density. Here's how First Draft, an essential article keyword generator, makes those things easy to use and manage.
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Mastering the Art of Writing with First Draft Outlines
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Most of us have a general appreciation of how helpful the outline can be in writing. It provides an intelligent and articulate way to organize what seems like a maze of scattered thoughts, and it helps facilitate the writing process within a structured, focused manner. But some people struggle with outlines for any number of reasons. They may think outlines break the pace of natural writing, for example, or they just don't like the way that outlines restrict creativity.

For just as many reasons, we believe the outline, while seemingly awkward to some, can help anyone increase writing speed and improve comprehensibility at the same time. Here's how that is done in First Draft. Read more »

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Medium to Long Term Content Marketing Strategies
Friday, March 27, 2015

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