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Other Creative Writing FAQs

What are the different forms of creative writing?

There are many forms of creative writing styles, which include:

  • Creative nonfiction writing, including essays
  • Creative fiction writing, including novels
  • Scriptwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Poetry
  • Songwriting

What is creative writing on Upwork?

Creative writing on Upwork can range from hiring a copywriter to write engaging stories for literary magazines to hiring a ghostwriter for a book series. If there is content you need written from a specific point of view, or you are experiencing writer’s block and need a little push on your next novel, there is a content writer on Upwork who will fit your job description. In addition, Upwork offers freelance writers many opportunities to provide creative writing services to clients looking for specific creative works.

What are the differences between technical writing and creative writing?

Technical writing is written to explain, inform, and encourage the reader to purchase a product or take some other type of action. Creative writing is written to entertain the reader and evoke an emotional response.

What are the benefits of creative writing?

Creative writing is a fantastic form of entertainment. The creative writing experience can build confidence, boost self-expression, and increase communication and empathy. While you don’t have to be a great writer to experience these benefits, writing classes and creative writing programs can help beginner creative writers improve their craft.

What are the best books on creative writing?

Determining the best writing books can be subject to personal preferences based on the type of writing you like to do. While some books on creative writing have made it to the New York Times best-sellers list, others are less well known but still relevant.

Some helpful creative writing books*:

  • Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity by Ray Bradbury
  • The Poetry Home Repair Manual by Ted Kooser
  • On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
  • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

*Upwork is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse any of the tools or services discussed in this section. These tools and services are provided only as potential options, and each reader and company should take the time needed to adequately analyze and determine the tools or services that would best fit their specific needs and situation.