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Creative Writing

Sep 5, 2022

Creative Techniques of Writing 

Creative writing, a form of artistic expression, draws on the imagination to convey meaning through the use of imagery, narrative, and drama. 

This genre includes poetry, fiction (novels, short stories), scripts, screenplays, and creative non-fiction. 

The writer thinks critically and reshapes something known into something that is different and original. 

Purpose is the main objective of writing: to express oneself, to provide information, to persuade, or to create a literary work. 

Informative Writing – used to educate or explain something to the audience. 

  • Essays  
  • Research papers  
  • Presentations 

Persuasive Writing – a more serious form of writing on a debatable topic.  

  • Essay  
  • Research paper 
  • Presentations  

Expressive Writing – It is written to “express” our opinions. 

  • Email, Facebook, Twitter, blogs or other social networking sites 

Literary Work – a form of creative writing as in fiction or nonfiction.  

  • Novels  
  • Plays  
  • Poems  

Techniques used in creative writing include: 

  • Character development 
  • Plot development 
  • Vivid setting 
  • Underlying theme 
  • Point of view 
  • Dialogue 
  • Figures of speech 
  • Imaginative language 
  • Emotional appeal 


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