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write biographies that capture the imagination
AutoCrit is Your Biography and Memoir Writing Coach – helping you hone your manuscript and fine-tune it to meet the specialist standards of the biographical community. Built from the ground up to help you target the needs of specific audiences, AutoCrit brings you the virtual mentorship of the authors behind some of the world’s most renowned biographies and autobiographies.
Exactly the Analysis You Need – With the click of a button, get step-by-step recommendations for improving your manuscript in over 20 areas. Easy-to-follow categories such as use of adverbs, clichés and unnecessary filler guide you effortlessly through the revision process. Instantly see which exact words, sentences, and paragraphs to review so you can feel total confidence in your book.
FOLLOW IN FAMOUS FOOTSTEPS
Which esteemed biography would you like to live up to?
When you become an AutoCrit member, you’ll gain immediate access to the exclusive ability to compare your work to some of the most popular memoirs and biographical writers of yesterday and today.
Directly compare your writing with authors including Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Stephen Hawking and Henry Kissinger, plus experts in how to write biographies, such as Walter Isaacson.
Whether you’re writing your own dramatic memoirs or chronicling the life of someone else, the step-by-step guidance you need across a wide range of biography formats is right here at AutoCrit.
And with new authors added to your selection on a continuous basis, you’ll never be stuck for professional mentorship that understands exactly what you’re looking to achieve.
TAKE FRUSTRATION OUT OF THE PICTURE
Here’s how it’s done.
Working alongside editors, agents, and bestselling authors, we’ve painstakingly researched and categorized millions of books to determine the profile of a successful publication in every major fiction and non-fiction genre.
Every time you use AutoCrit, it automatically suggests improvements in all of your book’s most crucial areas, guiding you step by step through the editing process with your audience in mind.
Along the way, our unique Summary Score metric helps you ensure the changes you make are having a positive effect. On top of that, your own personal fingerprint directs your attention to where it’s needed next, as you make your way through the journey from rough draft to finished manuscript.
Trusted by agents, authors, editors, and publishers the world over, AutoCrit is an evolutionary leap beyond other digital editing platforms.
“AutoCrit is simply the best editing software on the planet! I genuinely think this is the best online software for writers at any stage in their career.”
Freelance Editor and Author
PROFESSIONAL EDITING AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Instant Feedback Available 24 / 7 / 365
No matter the time or how rough your draft, AutoCrit is always at your side. Access the platform from any internet-enabled device, wherever, whenever.
Find Success Step By Step
With word-specific guidance that walks you through the editing process from start to finish, you can write and edit as much or as little as you like, whenever you like.
Whether you have two minutes or two hours to spare, you can improve your manuscript across more than 20 critical areas and find greater confidence in your writing at the click of a button.
“AutoCrit is my online editor of choice. A prime reason my debut book has become an Amazon Best Seller!”
–Larry J. Dunlap
SHARE THE WONDER OF INSPIRED LIVES
Master the Art of Impactful Writing
Memoirs and biographies tell tales of the human condition – the dizzying highs and despondent lows of remarkable people and times.
With AutoCrit’s Power Words reporting, you can gain an insight into the emotional tone of your paragraphs, chapters, and entire book – so you’re always sure readers feel what you want them to feel.
Put your reader right in the picture. Because inspirational stories deserve to make the mark they should.
“For in-depth analysis of your prose, AutoCrit is a great tool that will open your eyes to a lot of literary styles and techniques; even if you are a seasoned writer.”
Reporter, BBC World news
CREATING A GRIPPING MEMOIR HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER
Focus your editing in each category with a target number of words to remove.
Know exactly what words to focus on first. No other system comes close to providing this level of detail!
Save time by clicking on a word or phrase in the Analysis Sidebar to jump your cursor right to the next instance.
Save & share your analysis
Share your text (with or without highlights) with a beta reader or editor with the click of a button!
ASK AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE
Q: Who would benefit from AutoCrit membership?
A: AutoCrit is specifically designed for authors who want to cut down the time and stress involved in producing a professionally edited manuscript, without compromising on the quality of their work or their creative vision.
Q: I already have a human editor I trust with my work. Would AutoCrit still be helpful?
A: Yes! When you revise your draft with AutoCrit first, you’ll give your editor a much cleaner manuscript. That means he or she can stop focusing on nitty-gritty details like how many adverbs you’ve used (almost always too many) and start looking at the bigger picture, helping you tune your writing to perfection.
We love human editors (in fact, quite a few use our software!), so it’s our goal to make sure you have the best, most rewarding experience working together.
Q: I’ve worked hard to develop my voice as a writer! Will AutoCrit take that away?
A: Absolutely not. AutoCrit produces recommendations based on style guidelines and trends in publishing, but you’re always in control as the author. There are no hard rights or wrongs, here, so simply ignore any recommendation that doesn’t work for you.
Q: What if I get stuck figuring out the features of AutoCrit?
A: For the best possible user experience, AutoCrit includes a full suite of guides for its features, explanation of how to interpret each analysis and dedicated support via email. Not only that, but AutoCrit members also gain access to helpful explainer videos and regular custom articles on the craft of writing.
Q: What kind of tech do I need to use AutoCrit?
A: AutoCrit is an online web-based software. You can use it from any internet-enabled device, though a laptop or desktop PC/Mac is recommended.
Q: What if I’m not ready to edit yet?
A: The real question is: Why aren’t you editing already? Whether you’re a pantser or a planner, with AutoCrit you can edit chapter by chapter, improving as you go. As your proficiency increases thanks to AutoCrit’s feedback, you’ll find yourself naturally optimizing those later chapters – giving you less and less to fix. By the end, you’ll have a completed manuscript that’s already in impressive shape… and in half the time!
Q: What makes AutoCrit different to the likes of Grammarly and ProWritingAid?
A: It’s really apples and oranges. Grammarly focuses entirely on spelling, grammar, and readability, but that’s only a minor part of AutoCrit. Where ProWritingAid acts as a useful style guide, it lacks the real-world data through which AutoCrit produces recommendations.
Simply put: AutoCrit helps writers quickly and easily refine their work by providing the most relevant, impactful feedback. With dynamic editing guidance that adjusts based on data from millions of published books across many different genres and bestselling authors, AutoCrit is the only online editing platform that keeps your specific needs and target audience firmly in mind.
Q: Did you REALLY scan millions of books to feed the AutoCrit Algorithm?
A: YES! Literally millions of complete, successful published novels have been scanned and fed into AutoCrit software – the only one like it on the market. AutoCrit goes beyond the guidance found in style manuals and editing guides. Creativity meets technology in this real-world data, smartly applied for your benefit.
With AutoCrit, you can compare your work directly to real, published books from some of the top authors across fiction and non-fiction. With a mere couple of clicks, you can see how your writing compares to these standards – then tweak it as necessary to obtain the best chance at a successful, critically acclaimed book… and the career to match.
“AutoCrit is making me a better, albeit harder working, writer. AutoCrit makes me look better than I deserve and saves me money.”