In creative writing groups and classes we often talk about and think about creative writing as being about writing short stories, or longer stories. This generally means we focus on the different forms of the above definitions; sometimes poetry or screen writing or even play writing, radio drama, or comicbooks might get a look in.
But the arena is so much greater than that – those of us who can remember the TV commercials of the eighties and nineties golden age of Dunlop, and Guiness (both of which cross over with music videos another area ripe with creative writing); must surely hold them up as some great examples of creative thinking and writing that stands alongside any short story by your favourite author?
On top of the above there has been the explosion in narrative potential with computer games, particularly sweeping global platforms like World of Warcraft and geopolitical…
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