What is the format of writing a story?
Typically story writing has five key elements – Character (fewer is better), Setting (brief but poetic and vivid), Plot (as simple and interesting as possible), Conflict (intense but one), and Theme (relating to majority of readers).
How do I start creative writing?
If you don’t read, you can’t write. If you really want to write, you need to read. Conduct research. Don’t just read other stories or poems. Find your voice. Make a routine and stick to it. Don’t mistake mystery with obscurity. Know your audience. Don’t use intoxication as a creative method. Practice the craft.
Is creative writing difficult?
Just because you love writing, that doesn’t mean you’ll enjoy studying it. That’s ok — studying Creative Writing is much more academic than many people think. It’s also much more difficult. To study it, you must have a never ending supply of ideas that you can dip in and out of at any time.
What are the rules of creative writing?
Kurt Vonnegut: 8 Basics of Creative WritingUse the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for.Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water.Every sentence must do one of two things—reveal character or advance the action.