Giving form and structure to jumbled thoughts in our heads can yield impressive results. When we share those words, it increases their impact and empowers their owner. Much has been written on the benefits of creative practice. Below is information about the specific benefits of creative writing which come through the process of writing rather than the end result
professional & personal benefits
writing in the workplace
How fiction can help us better understand our reality
When you work for a corporation, confronted with negotiations and deals, what can fiction teach you?
Wickert believes writing fiction can sharpen your perceptions, help you understand others' motivations and ultimately make you better at your job.
In his TED talk, he explains three ways creative writing improved his business skills and positively impacted his career.
We are what we write
This article explores the importance of regular writing practice to help us think deeply, articulate our thinking and inspire others with our words, particularly within the business world.
Microsoft's Shum writes, 'Ultimately, writing helps make you successful. You might be the smartest person with the best idea, but if you can’t communicate your thinking in a compelling way, you won’t get far. '
writing for young people
Evaluation of Sydney Story Factory
Findings reveal the value of creative writing experiences in fostering children's imagination and writing.
Participation in Sydney Story Factory workshops for children led to: