I’ve learned a few things over the years that have helped me become a better writer. Here are six of them.
I wrote my first two novels alongside a very detailed plot outline, and that worked for me; I finished the first draft of my second novel within four months. The thing is, I like structure. I like knowing where my story is going. But my new story is different from everything I’ve written before, and in turn, it requires a new approach to plotting.
And that’s where this comes in: a bare-bones mash-up of every plot outline you’ve seen.
As a busy college kid, I can tell you there’s not a lot of time for extracurricular hobbies. But along the way, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks that I’d like to share with you.
About a month ago, I wrote a masterpost of all my writing-related blog posts, and then decided to put together a list of links from others that…… Read more “Writing Advice Masterpost Part 2: Revising, Editing and Querying”
I just launched my second novel, DEAR LIZZIE, with @tapas_app! #amreading #MustRead #Drama https://t.co/F2PGVyaHOv via @tapas_app — A. C. Wyatt (Alex) (@alexisabooknerd) June 27, 2017 As you…… Read more “I Launched My Second Novel with Tapas!”
A couple weeks ago I promised a list of all the writing resources I’ve come across that have helped me become a better writer. I hope these links can help you as much as they’ve helped me.
As you can probably guess from the title (or if you follow me on Twitter), I just launched a novel with Tapas Media! I created a story…… Read more “Announcement: I launched a story with Tapas!”
I’ve written a lot of posts about writing over the last two (almost three?) years. Some of them are silly and some of them are just plain…… Read more “My Writing Resources Masterpost (First Drafts, Revision, Querying and more)”
Look, editing is hard. I’ve said it many, many times. When you’re starting, it can be incredibly confusing. One person tells you to do this, and another…… Read more “The Editing Style Guide”