His work is a mesh of contradictions: both science fiction and literary, dark and funny, classic and counter-culture, warm-blooded and very cool. With his customary wisdom and wit, Vonnegut put forth 8 basics of what he calls Creative Writing 101: The greatest American short story writer of my generation was Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).
She broke practically every one of my rules but the first. From the preface to Vonnegut's short story collection Bagombo Snuff Box.
However, creative writing requires different details that you might not find in another genre like research writing.
A few strategies for starting your creative writing can be found in the next section.
Thus, this type of writing is mostly presented in fiction, however, creative non-fiction, autobiographies, and poetry are also sorts of creative writing.
A distinctive feature of creative writing is the use of vivid images and a poetic way of delivering ideas.This type of writing is harder than many others yet rewarding — you will feel satisfaction from writing a really good creative text.Creative writing allows you to be free in expressing yourself, being able to share personal feelings and worldview.Learn to trust your own voice and ideas (Goldberg 13).Your writing will be different from your friend’s work and your favorite author’s work, and that is just fine! What does this writer do that makes him or her cool, fun, or interesting to you?Some types of papers are primarily aimed to provide readers with new information.Unlike informative writing, creative writing has another purpose — it expresses feelings, emotions, and any thoughts that create a certain impression.Creative writing lets you break away from traditional or “normal” papers.You get to use your own imagination to write a story, a poem, a reflection, and more.Copyright ©1995-2018 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.