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How do I compare my manuscript against different genres?

In the Compare to Fiction tab of the Editor, AutoCrit provides the option to choose a specific genre of fiction in the Overused Words and Combination Report categories. In addition to the default general fiction category, you can select from science fiction / fantasy, young adult, and romance genres. Upon making a selection, click on

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What is AutoCrit?

AutoCrit is an online text editing tool focused on assisting fiction writers improve their writing style, get published, and become successful authors. AutoCrit is not a grammar checker or a spell checker. AutoCrit identifies problems that prevent the reader from your enjoying story such as: Words that weaken your writing, such as too many occurrences

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How do I get started with AutoCrit?

AutoCrit was designed with ease of use in mind. Follow these steps and you will be improving your writing in no time! Login Bring a copy the text from your scene or manuscript. Click the Category Button to analyze your text. It's that simple. There's no software to install. No weird commands to learn. You

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What type of files can I upload?

AutoCrit supports all text files (those files ending with .txt) and most common word processing files such as Microsoft Word and Pages. Please contact customer support if a file type you wish to use is not supported.

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How do I analyze my text?

Click on the Category Button located at the top of your screen to analyze your text. During editing, you can update your analysis results at any time by clicking on the Category Button again.

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How do I upload a new file?

  Select the "Upload" button located at the top of your text. Select the "Browse" button.  Navigate to the location where your file is saved.  Select the file and choose "Open".   Select the "Submit" button.  Your file should now appear within the Editor.

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How do I save and load a revision?

To save a revision of your work, select the "Save Revision" button located at the top of your text.   To load a previously saved revision of your work:  select the "Load Revision" button located at the top of your text.   A box will appear listing all previously saved versions of your files.  Select

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Why doesn't AutoCrit check for spelling and grammar?

No Grammar Checker? We have looked long and hard for grammar checking software that we feel comfortable bringing into AutoCrit. From the outset, we severely underestimated the challenge this would pose as time and time again the various software systems failed our tests. At best, they would find 20% of the errors in the test

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