In creative writing, you use your imagination to share ideas, thoughts, feelings and emotions. This artistic outlet is the writing of fiction expressed in the form of novels, novellas, plays and poetry.
Many people enjoy creative writing just for themselves or to share with friends and family. Others write in order to get published.
Whatever your motivation may be, we've put together some information to help you get started.
Creative writing classes and workshops
To find a creative writing class near you, try entering the search term "creative writing class" and your location into Google. You can also check out the Hotcourses website, which has a wide range of classes.
Learning creative writing online
If you'd prefer to pursue your writing talents online, here are some places where you can get started.