Why Are the Golden State Warriors Called the Dubs?

If you’re a basketball fan but aren’t too familiar with the Golden State Warriors, you may be a bit confused by their nickname. If you look in the stands at the signs the fans display at Golden State Warrior games or listen to commentators talking about the team, you will soon realize that the team …

How Many Letters Are There in the Alphabet?

Whether you want to do a word count or a character count, it helps to know the number of letters in the alphabet. Knowing the correct number of letters in the alphabet depends greatly on which language’s alphabet you are referring to. While many may assume you’re talking about English, that might not always be …

How Many Words Are There in the Harry Potter Book Series?

The Harry Potter books are popular, and once someone reads the first book in the series, they often end up reading the entire series. What isn’t often considered is the sheer number of words a person who reads the entire series consumes. For those who like to keep track of their reading word count — …

How Many Words on a Page?

For anyone who has taken the time to manually count the number of words on a page of paper, you know it’s both time consuming and frustrating. There has to be a better way. Fortunately, word counters can easily give you the information for your own writing, but what if you need to know the …

Word Counter Keyword Density Feature

One of the many Word Counter features writers often find useful is “Keyword Density.” This feature can be found below the “Details” feature in the right sidebar of the website. Keyword Density gives writers an understanding of the words they are using most frequently which allows them to make any necessary adjustments to their word …

Word Counter Details Options

If you came to Word Counter to find out how many words happened to be in a piece you’d written, you’ve likely noticed we offer a lot more information than just word count. While we started out primarily as a simple way for you to be able to count the number of words you had …

Word Counter Reading Level Feature

One of the tracking features Word Counter provides in the “Details” section on the right side of the tool is a Reading Level. Of all the metrics the tool keeps track of, this is probably the one we receive the most questions about. With that in mind, we felt it would be beneficial to try …

Word Count Goal Counter for Writers

We’ve added some new tools to Word Counter which we’re hoping will be beneficial to all those using our word count tool. One of these new features is the countdown goal counter. This feature allows writers to set a word (character, sentence or paragraph) count goal they need to reach or must stay under in …

Creative Ways to Develop Your Novel Character

One of the hardest things about writing fiction is creating characters that are believable. Too many writers create characters that are just like themselves. While this seems like a way of “writing what you know,” too often it ends up creating a “Mary Sue” character. Mary Sue’s come across as poorly developed, shallow reflections of …

Create Your Optimal Writing Place: 1000 Words a Day

I’m lucky in that I can write just about anywhere. I travel a lot which means I spend a lot of time in different places with different surroundings, and in most cases, I can make it work if I need to get something written. Even though I can write in most conditions, I have learned …