Fifth Draft

Learning To Be A Professional Writer


Robert Acosta

Robert Acosta is an elementary school teacher with a specialty in language arts and writing. He taught multiple grade levels in both Tucson and Phoenix before starting his own private tutoring business. As a freelance writer his work appears on George Takei’s “Oh Myyy” websites, like, as well as being a contributor to Uber Facts. He’s average at drawing, above-average at Magic the Gathering, and an expert at changing diapers in the front seat of cars. He currently resides in Phoenix, AZ. with his wife, two black cats, and newborn twin sons. Fifth Draft is where he discusses what he learns on his quest to become a published author.

STATUS – 3.21.2023 –

I bought mine weeks ago, just waiting to open it, but I put a price on it. An additional price.

QUOTES – 2023 Books #11 and #12 –

And, yes, you should take your time with this.

STATUS – 3.13.2023 –

Then real life happened.

QUOTES – 2023 Book #10 –

I have an interesting relationship with King's work.

QUOTES – 2023 Books #8 and #9 –

Finished this with a three-year-old kicking my desk so I apologize if it's not polished:

Touching Feet Onto Solid Earth

Looking at my notebooks like a detective looks at their crime walls.

New Work Schedule

Working while having kids has been a constant and evolving state.

QUOTES – 2023 Book #7 – Comics and Sequential Art

I imagine this is a book I'll be revisiting for years to come.

QUOTES – 2023 Book #6 – Fantastic Four by Alex Ross

Holy cow this was brilliant...

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