Creative writing is any writing that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature, typically identified by an emphasis on narrative craft, character development, and the use of literary tropes or with various traditions of poetry and poetics. Due to the looseness of the definition, it is possible for writing such as feature stories to be considered creative writing, even though they fall under journalism, because the content of features is specifically focused on narrative and character development.
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Excerpt sourced Wikipedia 29 March, 2015
Creative Writing Retreat 2017
Here it is — the news of the forthcoming Creative Writing Workshop, ‘The Art of the Short Story’ to be tutored by Vanessa Gebbie, in Venice, April 2017.