Some of our most admired, successful authors have ‘written it wrong’, using bad grammar, run on sentences, subverted punctuation, no punctuation, and much more. Taking risks and making mistakes is integral to creativity – so forget about the rules and write from the heart, as much and as often as you can. Creative writing is good for you. Try it.
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Click here to learn more about the upcoming Creative Writing Seminar for Helping Professionals at the University of Iowa School of Social Work. Or click here to read about the Seminar in the Spring 2012 Issue of In Service.
Click here to view the recent New York Times article by Steve Almond on the rising popularity of writing workshops as “a mode of personal investigation”.