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The Hemingway App is an online writing tool designed to improve the clarity and readability of your written content. Inspired by the straightforward writing style of renowned author Ernest Hemingway, the app analyzes your text and highlights areas that may be difficult to read or understand. It provides suggestions to simplify complex sentences, remove excessive adverbs, and convert passive voice to active voice, aiming to make your writing more concise, direct, and engaging. The Hemingway App is a valuable tool for storytellers and writers seeking to enhance the clarity and impact of their written work.


Tool Categories

Fact checking
Writing/scripting/text creation/editing/proofing/transcription/subtitles and captions
Audio creation/editing/recording/podcasts/overdub/studio sound
Graphic/image design creation
Animated graphic/image design creation/social clip creation and templates
Photography – tools to take and edit.
Video – shoot/edit/record videos.
Publishing/social media
Advanced graphic/image design e.g., 3D, illustrations
Interactive tools/motion sensors/proximity detectors
Video game creation
360° photo/video creation
3D virtual reality
Mobile augmented reality
Smart augmented reality/AI voices
Mixed reality

What Makes the Hemingway App a Great Storytelling Tool

The Hemingway App can be a great tool for young storytellers as it focuses on improving the clarity and readability of written content. For young storytellers, this means their narratives become more accessible and engaging to their intended audience. By simplifying complex sentences and reducing jargon, the Hemingway App helps you effectively convey your ideas and connect with readers. It provides real-time analysis and suggestions for improvement and identifies areas of their writing that may be confusing or hard to read.

Hemingway's writing style, which the app is based on, is known for its concise and direct approach, encouraging you to express your ideas succinctly, but also cohesively, maintaining consistency in the writing style, which is important in written storytelling.

The app can also serve as a valuable learning tool for writing skills for you by analyzing your writing and providing explanations for its suggestions. It also allows you to independently edit your writing, without relying solely on external feedback. This fosters a sense of ownership and self-improvement.

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Example Use Hemingway App to write a social change story

Hemingway makes your writing bold and clear. It's like a spellchecker, but for style. It makes sure that your reader will focus on your message, not your prose. Too often, our words are like our thoughts — innumerable and disorganized. Almost any bit of writing could use some cutting. Less is more, etc. So, the Hemingway Editor will highlight (in yellow and red) where your writing is too dense. Try removing needless words or splitting the sentence into two. Your readers will thank you.

Step by Step How to Hemingway App

  1. Open a web browser and go to the Hemingway App website at
  2. You can also download the app on your device for $19.99.
  3. In the Hemingway App editor, copy and paste the text you want to analyze. This can be a piece of your storytelling or any written content you want to improve.
  4. Once you've pasted your text, the Hemingway App will automatically analyze it. It will highlight various aspects of your writing, such as sentences that are hard to read, complex phrases, passive voice usage, and adverbs that can be simplified.
  5. Pay attention to the highlighted sections in your text. Each color represents a different aspect of your writing that may need improvement. For example, sentences highlighted in yellow indicate complex or lengthy sentences, while sentences highlighted in red suggest hard-to-read or very dense sections.
  6. Evaluate the highlighted areas and consider making changes to improve your writing. This may involve simplifying sentences, rephrasing complex phrases, reducing adverb usage, or converting passive voice to active voice.
  7. The Hemingway App provides a readability score, indicating the reading level required to understand your text. Aim for a lower grade level to ensure your writing is clear and accessible. The app also suggests the number of adverbs, passive voice instances, and other statistics to help you gauge the overall readability of your writing.
  8. Based on the app's analysis and suggestions, edit your text accordingly. Rewrite or restructure sentences, remove unnecessary words, and aim for concise and straightforward language. Continuously refer to the Hemingway App analysis to guide your editing process.
  9. Repeat the process of analyzing, editing, and refining until you are satisfied with the clarity and readability of your text. The Hemingway App serves as a helpful tool to iterate and improve your writing step by step.
  10. Once you have made the necessary edits, you can either save your revised text directly on the Hemingway App website or copy and paste it into your preferred text editor for further use.

Remember to consider the context of your storytelling and ensure that the changes you make align with your narrative and desired writing style.


Learn More About the Hemingway App

The Hemingway App provides valuable insights and suggestions to enhance the clarity and readability of your storytelling or any written content. It helps you streamline your writing style and make it more engaging for your readers. You can also check the following video for a tutorial on how to use Hemingway Editor to Write Better Copy.

Want to Give the Hemingway App a Try

As an online tool, the Hemingway App is easily accessible, regardless of your location or device. You can use it on computers, laptops, or even mobile devices, enabling you to work on your writing projects wherever and whenever inspiration strikes.

Hemingway is available for free via the web, but you can also download the desktop version to have it always accessible on your devise ($19.99).

Buy it there for Windows or Mac:

Browser version for free:

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