Static Analysis for Writing

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A linter for english prose.

We lint our source code, analyse our programs, so why not our writing?

Write good example

Of course there are online checkers, such as Grammarly. But these aren’t integrated into our editors and take away our software developer control.

Linters

Write Good

Write Good. A naive linter for English prose. Gives us back this control, letting us integrate this node package into our text editors, like sublime text.

Integrate this with sublime (requires nodejs, and sublime linter):

Write Good Sublime Linter Plugin takes a 20 seconds to install. Gives you lots of helpful hints for writing well!

Alex

Alex Linting

This plugin Alex helps you find gender favouring, polarising, race related, religion inconsiderate, or other unequal phrasing.

These plugins combined with this book ‘On Writing Well’, helped me massively while writing my masters thesis at University of Bristol.

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