As writers, we can never have enough resources to help inform and guide our writing. Here are 5 YouTube writing channels that have helped me on my writing journey. I hope that you'll be able to find some useful information from them, too.
Writing With Jenna Moreci
Jenna Moreci is a published author of fantasy and science fiction novels who posts weekly videos with writing advice. Her videos cover writing advice as well as tropes from different genres, as well as practical tutorials for writers - like budget and marketing tips, tradition versus self publishing, and how to write when struggling with a mental illness.
Terrible Writing Advice
This one is definitely one of my favorite ones on this list. The channel is run by -- and author who creates "terrible advice" videos for writers, each video centered on a different trope or genre. By doing this, the videos are humorous as they describe what the writer "should" do as the worst, most overplayed versions of the trope and genre, and what a writer "shouldn't" do as a more authentic, fresher way to write the trope or genre.
Overly Sarcastic Productions
This channel i run by two people- whose online personas are named "Blue" and "Red", and their videos focus on summarizing literature, mythology, and history, which serves as great inspiration, especially for writers of speculative fiction. They also do trope videos, discussing different examples of the tropes in literature and movies- they
This channel features video essays about movies, TV, and literature - analyzing stories and discussing what writers can learn from them
Hello Future Me
Like some of the other channels on this list, this channel helps writers with different aspects of their writing- like world building and character development- by analyzing stories that may be familiar to the reader. Tim Hickson, the owner of the channel is also a published author.
As a writer, there are so many resources available to you- YouTube is only one of many. Hopefully, these channels will provide
some useful information that will help you to improve your stories.