Essay, On Writing

On Creative Writing Courses

Every so often I happen across a discussion of creative writing courses, and whether or not they are useful. The crux of these discussions seems to be whether or not it is possible to teach a person the creative skills they need to be truly innovative and original, or if this is an innate talent which can only be nurtured – not taught.

As someone who has completed a number of creative writing courses, I have observations of my own to offer in this debate. Continue reading “On Creative Writing Courses”