Dylan's other Creative Writing essay with teacher's response

David Lazar is a professor of creative writing and English at Columbia College Chicago. He is the editor of the journal Hotel Amerika and the author of several books, including Who’s Afraid of Helen of Troy: An Essay on Love and Occasional Desire: Essays (Nebraska, 2013).

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Fortunately, we live in exciting times when almost anything can be designed for free or cheap online. Even the most non-creative among us can find unique ways to express ourselves via multimedia platforms.

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I love art projects and frequently find myself making movies, collages, and even websites in my free time. So below are my top 10 favorite tools to help you express yourself creatively (in no particular order) even if you think you completely lack creative talent. I promise you are wrong about that, but in any case…

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What is creative writing? How does it different than other types of writing? Addressing these questions is important in discussing creative writing. First, successful creative writing means using the imagination. It is different than research papers in that the writer uses his/her imagination to create the essay or story. However, it is still composed of facts so the writer must do some research depending on the essay and how much the writer knows on the topic. Creative writing is to be enjoyed by both the writer and the reader.Many instructors assign creative essays. When the instructor says to write a creative essay students often build a writer's block that makes it difficult to create an essay. One way to eliminate this writer's block is to brainstorm. The main goal of brainstorming is to help the writer select different ideas. Sometimes an instructor assigns a specific topic and brainstorming helps the student think about what he/she already knows about the topic. Let the ideas flow freely. Next, think of ways to improve, modify, and build on the ideas. It is important to come up with several ideas so any of them can be chosen for the essay. Remember that creative writing is using the imagination so coming up with bizarre ideas are accepted. For instance, if the topic assigned is dinosaurs. Creative writing allows the student to select different types and then use his/her imagination to write an interesting story about dinosaurs.

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I love stumbling on old posts like this, and finding them relevant. Your article summarizes a lot of the info. in my typical presentation that helps adults tap back into their innate creative abilities. We need to let go of adult inhibition about creativity for sure. Good post, and evidently, timeless…

A Collection of Creative Essays

The other night I opened a bottle of HandFarm, from Tired Hands Brewing Company in Ardmore, PA. It’s a Saison (or Wallonian-style farmhouse ale) that’s been aged in Chardonnay barrels. The base farmhouse ale is tasty enough: chewy grain flavors spiked with flavors of minerality, lemon juice, white pepper (not from the use of actual lemon or pepper; those flavors are some of the thousands of possible flavors created during fermentation). But the time spent in used oak gives it additional notes of vanilla and a slight woodsy astringency. In the barrels the mixed fermentation cultures – brewer’s yeast isolated from rural southern Belgium as well as native microflora & bacteria from Pennslyvania – flourish and multiply, lending a kumquat-like lactic sourness, and a funk that calls to mind horse stables — their smells of sweaty manes, manure, and old hay.

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"The girl slowly walked into the room where she saw her dream date. She smiled and the next moment they were kissing." Creative essays use the imagination to write about a topic. They can be fun as the writer thinks about various topics and uses the imagination. The best advice in writing creative essays is to let your mind do the writing. Think about a topic that would be fun to write and one that others would enjoy reading. What are your hobbies? What are your dreams? What is your favorite show on television? Do you have a dog or a cat? Use any of these or use whatever comes to your mind.