Top 10 Best YouTube Channels for (Creative) Writers

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Wanna be a better writer, thinking of writing a book, or want to learn the basics of writing?

Then there can’t be better resources than Writing blogs, books, and YouTube Channels for creative writers to learn the writing craft and kick start their writing journey like a pro.

Related: Top 10 Best Books on Writing

We have brought our list of the best and the chosen ones YouTube Channels to improve your skills of writing. Follow the list for best writing tips, advice and everyday queries for your aspiring author’s mind.

10 Best YouTube Channels for Writers

The list of best YouTube channels for writers who love learning visually.

1. Writing With Jenna Moreci


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Jenna Moreci’s youtube channel

”Hellooo everybody! ”, writer Jeena starts her videos, greeting in her own unique style and sometimes you may find her cute pet dog Buttercup appearing in her videos who will make you smile instantly.

Her subscribers loves her hilarious way of explaining everything.

From writing tips to any queries related to the business her funny commentary on any writing-related topic will compel you to watch her every video.

She also owns a good following on Instagram too, where she entertains everyone with her awesome day-to-day post.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

10 Best Tips for Writing First Draft

10 Worst Tips for Creating Characters

10 Things to Do Before You Start Writing Your Book


2. Terrible Writing Advice


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Joseph Beaubien’s YouTube Channel

One of the most popular ”Writing Advice” YouTube channels, Terrible Writing Advice is run by Joseph Beaubien, a man from Tennessee who gives amazing and entertaining writing advice through his sarcastic, weird animated videos.

If you have got fed up with watching regularly, monotonous writing advice videos then finally you have found your peace as every video of Terrible Writing Advice is full of fun and never disappoints.

This channel covers many important topics in writing so you learn lots of great advice and writing techniques at the same place without looking anywhere else.

Some Quick links from the channel-

Beginning a Story

Ending a Story

Finishing a Story


3. Reedsy


best youtube channels for creative writers
Reedsy’s YouTube Channel

Reedsy is well known in the writing business for providing its resources to budding authors.

This growing YouTube channel is filled with more than 500 helpful videos covering many topics in writing.

They post weekly and collaborate with many bestselling authors to bring the best writing advice to their viewers.

Some Quick Links from the channel-

How to Write a Poem

How to Write a Short Story

Design a Book Cover in 7 Steps

How to Write Effective Horror


4. The Creative Penn


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Joanna Penn’s YouTube Channel

Who would not love to get writing advice from the New York Times and USA Today bestseller author.

Joanna Penn, the bestseller writer of 27 great books, runs the YouTube channel along with her popular writing blog of the same name, The Creative Penn.

Her channel hosts more than 700 videos which are enough to cover any query related to writing.

Some Quick Links from the channel-

How to Write a Novel With Snowflake Method

How to Use Grammarly to Improve Your Writing

How to Use ProWritingAid to improve your Writing


5. SaehlinWrites


best youtube channels for creative writers
Saehlin’s YouTube Channel

One of the youngest names among the writing influencers, Saehlin Bishop has earned a good name for her detailed and informative vlogging about writing.

At such a young age this student of creative writing is an author of 10 amazing novels.

Saehlin holds good knowledge in writing and presents the perspective of the young generation towards writing and books.

Her great talent in teaching the writing craft has made her name appearing in other renowned writing YouTube channels like Reedsy where you can find her giving great writing tips.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

12 Tips for New Short Story Writers

How to Instantly Improve Your Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Tense and Point of View


6. iWriterly


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Meg’s YouTube Channels

Meg LaTorre had started his YT Channel in 2017 and soon, in no time she started grabbing the attention of the writing community making her one of the popular writing influencers.

Meg is a speaker, blogger, author and former literary agent. Now she shares all the experiences that she learned as a literary agent.

She is known for providing the best informative tips on publishing so If you have any doubts and queries on publishing, you should better listen to the former literary agent, Meg.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

How to Write Your Book Faster

Self-Publishing Mistakes to Avoid

Why Literary Agents and Editors Rejects

13 Common New Writing Mistakes to Avoid


7. Brandon Sanderson


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Brandson’s YouTube Channel

If you love listening to long-hour lectures on a subject, then you will love the Brandon YT channel.

Brandon Sanderson is an award-winning bestselling author who also teaches creative writing courses at the Brigham Young University, Utah and uploads all his best lectures to his YouTube channel.

As a writer of fantasy, science fiction and thriller, his channel is filled with valuable writing tips and advice covering his area of interest.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

Should You Write a Novel

The Three Pillars of Storytelling

Five Tips for Writing Your First Novel


8. Vivien Reis


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Vivien’s YouTube Channel

Vivien, a caring, busy mother of a daughter taking out time to bring the best writing advice for newbies every Wednesday.

She has been posting writing advice and tips since 2015 and now is one of the masters in teaching the art of writing for beginners.

Claiming herself as a young adult fantasy writer, this vlogger and writer is also an author of the novel ”The Elysian Prophecy” which is her 2018 debut novel.

Vivien also practices and talks a lot about NaNoWriMo, a popular writing community and organization which encourages you to write a 50,000-word novel under 30 days, so do subscribe to her if you are an aspiring author in a hurry.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

How to Outline Your Novel

How to Format a Book in Word

How to Write Amazing Characters

How to Divide Your Book into Characters


8. Jerry Jenkins


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Jerry Jenkins’ YouTube Channel

Jerry B. Jenkins, the New York Times bestseller author promises to answer any writing-related queries and writing tips in under 2 minutes and this is completely true. Most of Jerry’s videos end under a minute and a half.

Along with the YT channel, Jerry also runs a writing blog with the same name JerryJenkins.com

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

How to Write a Memoir

How to Write a Novel: 12 Proven Steps

How to Write a Book: 13 Tips from the Bestseller

How to Publish a Book (Based on 45+ Year of Experience)


9. Alexa Donne


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Alexa Donne’s YouTube Channel

If you like traditional publishing then Alexa Donne’s YT channel can be the right place to learn all about it.

Alexa Donne is an experienced traditionally published YA author of three sci-fi and thriller books.

From writing tips on thriller writing, traditional publishing, book editing to how to get a literary agent Alexa is answering your multiple writing queries at the same spot.

Some Quick Links from the Channel-

Should You Post to Wattpad

7 Common Mistakes New Writers Make

Novel Beginnings: How to Start Your Book


10. Kristen Martin


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Kristen’s YouTube Channel

This bestselling indie author of YA, sci-fi and fantasy can be the most lively and entertaining writing influencer you will find on YouTube, giving advice on creative writing to lifestyle design.

The best part of watching Kristen is that along with giving great writing advice she also shares her real-life experiences which makes the subscribers feeling familiar and connected to this full-time creative coach.

Kristen goes beyond writing and advice on meditation, personal growth, productivity, anxiety, lifestyle design creativity and motivates everyone in her own fun and cool way.

Some Quicks Link from the Channel-

Create Your Ideal Writing Routine

How to Write More Words Everyday

How to Create a Storyboard for Your Book    

 


Source Used for Best YouTube Channels for Writers-

  1. 19 of the Best YouTube Channels for writers, posted by Kelly Gurnett and Farrah Daniel on The Write Life
  2. Our favorite YouTube Channels For Writers, posted by Hayley Milliman on prowritingaid.com
  3. 11 Authors on YouTube with Writing and Publishing Tips, posted by The Leila Hirschfeld on BookBub.com

Neel Rana

About the Author- Neel Rana is a successful short story book author, flash fiction writer, literary enthusiast, entrepreneur and the founder of Pandora Post. Neel holds a degree in BA Honours in English Literature and has been writing since 2017. You can read more about him here