What You Should Know About Creative Writing

TalkShop Creative WritingCreative writing is a form of writing that allows one to find his voice to express his ideas, views, and feelings. There are many forms of creative writing. No matter which genre one chooses, it is best to cultivate the habit to develop one’s writing style. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO assures, “Struggling is part of writing. When the going gets rough, take a break. it is normal to experience writer’s block, but this soon passes.

TalkShop offers Creative Writing through which participants realize there is no limit to a writer’s creativity and originality with the proper training. The 3-day workshop teaches techniques that enhance creativity and originality and demonstrates techniques that will move readers. Viesca offers these tips on creative writing.

  • Aim for brevity. In writing, the shorter the better, the simpler the better.
  • Express your thoughts clearly.
  • Think of your readers. Write about what will appeal to them and in a tone they will understand.
  • Sense your experiences with greater appreciation. This will lead to writing with color and depth.
  • Keep reading. This enriches your vocabulary and advances your knowledge.
  • Establish a routine to stay in touch with the writer within.
  • Accept criticism. Remain positive.
  • Develop rhythm and sound in your composition. Revise when the words do not sound good.

Viesca illustrates, “There is an old adage, “Reading make a full man, writing an exact man.Writers are therefore a special breed that goes to great lengths to use the precise word and make each word speak. It takes practice and discipline to write.TalkShop helps one acquire and polish creative writing techniques in a supportive and constructive setting. For queries, call 894-5588 or log on to http://www.talkshop.ph.

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Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO and Director of Communication, took up Bachelor of Arts in Literature, pursued Master's degrees in Entrepreneurship and Economics, and completed her Doctorate in Applied Cosmic Anthropology. She designed the Philippines' Language Competency Benchmark for the Department of Education and pioneered Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) in workshop designs and corporate communication training. You can follow her on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIN


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