Welcome to the
World of Creative Writing
In this feature, The Muse Of Language Arts explores the nature of
creative writing and cites some of the reasons why writers of all types of
literature should seek to
write creatively. Along the way, The Muse defines and examines the creative
writing process itself.
To accomplish this exploration, The Muse identifies and examines some of the creative
writing techniques, resources, and methods that writers can call upon to help them become more creative,
including inner personal resources they draw on.
The Muse also points out some of the most common misconceptions
concerning the true nature of literary creativity, identifies the origins of
these misconceptions, and
The issues explored here will assist professional, amateur, or would-be
creative writers to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to
craft. They also may encourage both wannabes and those who already write
creatively to perfect their skills and to produce more and better creative
Since readers are the consumers of creative writing, many of the issues
explored in this feature also will be of interest to them, as well as to
writers. Readers who understand the true nature of creativity are better
positioned to look for and find it in the writing they peruse. Readers who
are more sensitive and attuned to the subject have more motivation to look
for these qualities in writers and value their contributions.
Understanding literary creativity will deepen everyone's insight into of the nature of creative writing
and the creative writing process. Armed with this knowledge, serious and casual
readers and writers will be better able to interpret and comprehend the creative literature they read and to assess and
appreciate the creative
spirit behind it. It will make reading and writing more rewarding.
Good Exploring! Good Creating! Good Writing!
The Muse Of Language Arts