Ah, critiques. Oh how I fear thee… Let’s start off with the basics. What is a critique? “Constructive criticism is the process of offering valid and well-reasoned opinions about the work of others, usually involving both positive and negative comments, in a friendly manner rather than an oppositional one.” To be perfectly honest, few writers … Continue reading "Ah, critiques. Oh how I fear thee…"
It’s no question to anybody that knows me well that I am a writer. I’m the kind of person who communicates best via the written word – sometimes sending lengthy emails and being overly grammatically correct over text. Not to mention 90% of the time I’m deep in thought building up my own fictional worlds … Continue reading "Tips for Budding Writers from a College Creative Writing Student"
Creativity can be defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. Or the ability to make new things or think of new ideas. “Thinking outside the box” is a commonly used phrase to characterize creativity. But not all “creative” people think or act the same, and … Continue reading "Can You Teach Creativity?"