• I have feedback sessions, wherein I use the book "How Not to Write a Novel" to critique single chapters, given that the chapter is less than 3000 words. Message me to sign up for a session.

General details

  • AlyRuth

  • Atlanta, Georgia

  • Aly R

  • Clayton State University

  • Female

  • English

In short

  • I find that I become a better writer every time I read writing that completely sucks.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Literary, Romance, Short Story, Teen

  • Teach Me by R.A. Nelson; The Disreputable Life of Frankie Landou-Banks by E. Lockhart; The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta; The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins; Looking for Alaska by John Green.

    And all the books that have helped me learn so much about writing!
  • Dialogue (again) by Gloria Kempton
    No Plot? No Problem! by Someone I can't remember.
  • The couch in my living room & the second floor couches at my school. I enjoy the sound of our school fountain as I read. It's one of the most peaceful places ever.
  • Over 500 unpublished short stories--both finished and unfinished.
    Probably about twenty or thirty unfinished novels.
  • Fiction: Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, Literary, Romance, Short Story, Teen

    Non-Fiction: History, Humor

  • Lucy Pevensie from The Chronicles of Narnia.
  • Melina Marchetta is my favorite author; RA Nelson; CS Lewis; and Suzanne Collins.