Fifth Draft

Learning To Be A Professional Author


Robert Acosta

Robert Acosta is an elementary school teacher and private tutor, with a specialty in language arts and writing. As a freelance writer, his work frequently appears on George Takei’s “Oh Myyy” Properties, like, Guacamoley, Percolately, and Knowable. He's average at Magic the Gathering, above-average at Pokémon, and an expert at changing diapers in the front seat of cars. He resides in Phoenix, AZ., with his wife, two black cats, and newborn twin sons.

One Quarter Left

If the news is called because a crazed father of twins is running through the streets with two empty coffee pots in his hands, screaming about the end of the quarter, someone call my wife.

A One Notebook Kind Of Guy

I’m only using a particular kind of notebook now.

Aggretsuko: A Lesson in Long-Term Storytelling

I have a reason for writing, but I'll do my best to illustrate it with a similar example involving a small, but fierce, red panda named Retsuko.

The Three Things I Need As A Writer

It’s a bit broken, this ol’ journey of mine. Fragmented into pieces of real work separated by long stretches of figuring out to work.

Entering The Writer State

My first instinct is to scream at the creative inside my mind to not worry about it!

QUOTES – Ethereal Writing – Joe Ponepinto

How do you take yourself out of your own writing?

Saying And Doing

What's the difference between saying something and doing something? Two teething babies.

Why Your Take On Batman Is Totally Wrong

Doing my best to discuss one of the most personal, important topics in my life.

Creating A Blog Schedule

You'd think we'd all be a lot more forgiving of ourselves, what with living through an idiotic presidency and a WORLDWIDE PANDEMIC HOW DO PEOPLE STILL NOT GET THIS?

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