Some resources to inspire and educate students (and anyone else) looking for some help with Creative Writing.
For the second time in two weeks,Â my mid-week postÂ isÂ inspiredÂ by the appreciation and enjoyment of artistic creation. I just finished reading the latest novel from one of my favorite authors – The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver. How do incredible writers like these consistently develop these wonderful, epic tales featuring rich, complex characters?
Following are a handful of web based resources that offer creative writing tips and techniques. I vetted a couple dozen sites and selected those that appearedÂ most useful, and not overly cluttered with ads or poor design. These types of tools can be a great interactive way to gain useful essay writing skills.
- Creative Writing Articles from FreelanceWriting.com
- Online Creative Writing Courses Offered Free by Top Universities and Educational Websites
- “Fiction Writing” from About.com
- “Creative Writing 101” from Suite101.com
- Free Creative Writing Course from “The Crafty Writer”
- Creative writing web activities for kids, teachers, and parents
- 16 Brainstorming Techniques to Boost Your Writing Skills
If this is a topic you're interested in, I hope you find these resources useful!Â Please be sure to comment Â if you wish to share any insights about any of these topics, or any similar resources that you find particularly useful. Thanks.
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