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Q. Creative Projects


In college, creative assignments and projects happen a lot! If the goal is to express beauty, narrative, and/or art, then it's a creative project!


Some examples of creative projects include:

  • Creative non-fiction writing
  • Drama
  • Fiction writing
  • Photography
  • Poetry (performed)
  • Poetry (written)
  • Screenwriting
  • Visual art


No creative person has the same process as another -- but here's a general outline of the steps involved in starting and finishing any creative project:

  • Get ideas flowing--find your muse
  • Habits of a creative/strategies
  • Research (context, etc.)
  • Revision/selection
  • Refine/edit
  • Public sharing


  1. Attention to Audience
  2. Brainstorming Tips
  3. Creative Writing Genre Guide
    1. Sample Reflective Writing Pieces
  4. Creative Writing: Workshop Critiques Genre Guide
    1. Sample Workshop Critiques
  5. Descriptive Writing: Showing vs. Telling
  6. Overcoming Writer's Block
  7. The Communication Triangle
  8. Understanding Your Assignment
  9. Creative Writing Support from Purdue OWL

Ready to try the next phase? We can help you at any of the STEPS along the way!


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  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2019
  • Views 45
  • Answered By Melanie Rabine

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