Many Kinds of Creative Writing Forms & Types | #BEKANTANKNOWS
Creative Writing includes many types and forms, let’s find out below!
1. Song Lyrics
Song that has lyrics, is a creative writing form & a purely musical form of creative expression. Lyrics are similar to poetry in that they can have many forms, although some type of rhyme scheme is common.
From haiku to sonnets, there are dozens of different poetic forms to try. In general, the key to writing poetry is to create evocative images and make every word count. You can write about anything, from nature to love to your family. You can even write poems for specific occasions, such as a wedding ceremony or a funeral.
a short form of fiction or creative non-fiction that sets up a scene for the reader. There may not be a central conflict to drive the story forward, and there may not even be characters. Length can range from a single paragraph to a few pages. Generally, the entire piece takes place in one location.
Longer than a short story but not quite as long as a novel, a novella goes into great detail about all the elements of the story. It may or may not have chapters.
Are the best known form of fiction and comes in many genres. This is a long form of fiction, you have time to explore the plot, characters, and other elements more fully.
Scripts, for everything from TV commercials to radio programs and even movies, are another form of creative writing. The length can vary significantly, but the key is that the words you write will be recited by actors and recorded. An audience will view or listen to the piece later.
Like a script in that the dialogue you write will be recited by actors, plays are designed to be performed in front of an audience. They are usually divided into several acts, although short, one-act plays are also popular.
8. Journals & Diaries
More than just a therapeutic exercise or a way to record the day’s events, journals can also be a type of creative writing. This is especially true if you infuse your entries with your emotions and personal experiences.
A longer form of the personal essay or journal, a memoir is a type of creative nonfiction that explores a person’s life or experiences. You can focus on a single period or your entire life. This is different from an autobiography in that it includes feelings and thoughts – not just the facts of what happened.
10. Personal Essays
The personal essay in which the writer explores his or her own life experiences or opinions.
Because they contain more than a basic reporting of the facts, letters can also be a type of creative writing. This is especially true if they discuss emotion or opinion.
Contributor: Benaya Stephen
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