However you relate to it, creative writing can be an enjoyable, rewarding craft. If you really want to write, you need to read. If you want to be a great writer, or even just a marginally good writer, you have to read. You have to know what has been done and what people are doing now to gain any sense of what you should be doing.
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Crafting an original work of fiction , poetry , or creative non-fiction takes time, practice, and persistence. And remember, your background, what you bring to the act of writing, is as valid as what anyone else can bring. Use your imagination to create new situations, new characters, new relationships, even new worlds. Where your imagination needs help, fill in the gaps with research.
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