For example: the sunset, brushing your teeth, looking up at the sky.
Your job is to rewrite these experiences in the most unique way you can using visuals that you don’t normally see in writing.
Just like with missing gym sessions, the less you write, the more of that skill you lose.
Hannah Lee Kidder, a very talented author and Youtuber, gave me this writing exercise and I have used it many times.
Since creative writing covers such a wide variety of writing, we wanted to break down the different types of creative writing out there to help you make sense of it.
You may know that novels are considered creative writing, but what about memoirs?
All you have to do is sit down and describe your day – starting with waking up – as if you were writing it about another person.
Use your creative writing skills to bring life to even the dullest moments, like showering or brushing your teeth. It can be one you already created or a completely new one.
- When I first began Writing 101 I only had skills from high school and creative writing, and had no experience writing in a college setting.
The reason I took this class was because it was a basic requirement for my studies.