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HOW TO

WRITE A
CREATIVE
WRITING

by: Melody Joy Austria

What is creative writing?


Ok.
So nobody knows how to define it.
Or theres no final definition.
Then how do we learn it?
How does it get taught?
How is it distinguished from any other kind
of writing and so whats its place in the
schools at any level?
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CREATIVE WRITING
- the branch of English Studies that involves
teaching and learning how to write
creatively.
- refers to any writing of original
composition that most popularly
understood to be writing that comes from
the imagination.
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Isnt all writing creative?


Why call it Creative Writing?
Can it really be taught? Isnt it
about talent and a mysterious
ability to summon the muse?

Isnt all language creative,


really? Why even have a
distinct field called Creative
Writing? Cant business
reports, department memos,
shopping lists, Facebook status
updates, even check-writing all
be creative?
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HOW TO GET
STARTED IN
CREATED WRITING
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KNOW THE GENRE AND


SUBGENRE IN CREATIVE WRITING
1.FICTION
2. NON-FICTION

KNOW THE FORMS OF CREATIVE


WRITING
POETRY (TULA)
SHORT STORY (MAIKLING KWENTO)
ESSAY (SANAYSAY)

CHOOSE YOUR GENRE


This is sometimes easy work, and
sometimes hard work.

START WRITING
It doesnt matter whether you write once a day
or a week or a month or anything else. Your
writing should not be set on a schedule in
which you cant match your other work.
Bottom line is: just write and youre started in
creative writing!

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

If flowers could talk, what should


they say?

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

Imagine what God would eat for


breakfast and dinner.

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

How would a rainbow feel if you


could touch it?

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

If your shoes could talk, what


would they say to you?

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

You step off a bus in the year


2035. Describe what you see.

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

If rain was a person, what sort of


person would it be?
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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

What does happiness feel like?

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

You look out of the


window and see
this.
What is it?
Where are you?

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

You go out walking one


night and see this scene.
Describe how you feel.

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How creative can you be


You have two minutes to write a
CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE and
INTERESTING response to the
following.

Where have these feet


been today?

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GOODLUCK !

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