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Creative Writing by Swati Pal, Anuradha Marwah, Anjana Neira Dev

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What is Creative Writing?

Defining Creativity

Creativity does not have an authoritative definition. However, most of us recognize creative acts, ideas and arts. When we visit the National Gallery of Modern Art; when we listen to Lata Mangeshkar; when we watch Shah Rukh Khan emote; or when we read Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Stephen King we know we are encountering creativity of different kinds. But creativity is not the preserve of the famous; it is not only limited to those who are celebrated as great artists or performers. We may also appreciate creativity in embroidery, cookery, or in an exceptionally beautiful flowerbed. Taking a walk through a DDA colony we may be struck by the transformation of an ugly staircase by a creative arrangement ...

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