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    hello

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by peacelover, Oct 27, 2014.

    Hi , there

    What is creative writing , and how to be briliant in it ???

    thanks
     
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    I wrote a short story about brilliant light bulbs which was both creative and brilliant. :p
     
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    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    It's separate from non-fiction. You literally get to write whatever the hell you want using whatever theme you want. Want to write a story where magical elves helped the Allied and Axis forces fight WWII? Go for it. Want to write a coming-of-age story? Or an action-adventure thriller? Go for it.

    Write, read, edit. Critique others as well.

    That's how you shall learn.
     
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    Non-fiction can be creative.

    Bada ch.
     
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    Someone blew out my candle, but there are stars in the dark. I have heard tell that these stars have stories among their chaos. Perhaps the Man in the Moon knows some of them.
     
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    I agree non-fiction can be creative. With so many books being published on any given topic authors need to find creative ways to attract the masses.
     
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    I would say creative writing is any piece of writing that is not in a report-like or linear format. This could be fiction or non-fiction so long as it is created to entertain instead of informing, arguing a point, instructing, etc.

    In regards to being good at it, I would agree with what Link The Writer said.
     
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    Writing that comes from the heart and soul, driven by imagination rather than by pragmatic demands.

    Practice. Learn from your mistakes. Repeat until your fingers fall off. Then grow new fingers and repeat some more. Eventually, brilliance may materialize.
     
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