Creative writing is the expression of ideas in words. It is one of the most popular forms of writing because it is simple, easy to start with, and it is a way of sharing feelings, impressions, and even memories and experiences. Creative writing can do as a verbal or spoken art, as an oral art, or even as an electronic art. Most books available on the market can be downloaded for free.
Writing about life events or about something that happened a while back can make you feel nostalgic. However, if you are not a good writer, it might not be that simple. As much as scrapbookers love to keep their collections in albums, some scrapbooking projects cannot be done without the assistance of a digital camera. Even if you are very good at scrapbooking, you will need to adapt your creative writing skills when coming to the subject matter of a particular project. Some people refer to this as “scraping.”
In order to scrapbook effectively, there are certain principles and characteristics that every scrapbooker should know about. First, you should always be thankful everyday. Why? Because gratitude makes a scrapbook a rewarding project to do. You will be able to enjoy every step of the project, if you feel gratitude towards your subject or the materials that you use to make your scrapbook, whether they are paper stickers, embellishments, or other supplies.
Secondly, you should think about gratitude each time you create something. Scrapbooking is not only enjoyable but it also helps you de-stress. It makes you feel happy and relaxed. By simply thinking about gratitude, you will develop a habit of thinking about things and events in your life that are grateful to you.
Thirdly, practice gratitude by saying to yourself “thank you” when you accomplish something. It does not even need to be stated. It is enough that you say it out loud or even written, just to acknowledge the fact that you did something and that someone appreciated it. This does not only make you more sincere about your accomplishments; it also shows that you appreciate things around you.
Fourthly, remember to keep track of those things that are particularly valuable to you. You might have a great scrapbook collection, but you might not put much value into it because you don’t really know what to put in it or how to make it meaningful. Keep a list of those things that are of utmost significance to you and treasure them. This way, you will be able to pass on your gratitude to the next generation.
Finally, in your creative writing, remember to be patient. It takes time to come up with a wonderful scrapbook layout. You may not get it right the first time around. But it is better to try again day after day until you hit upon the right idea and finally accomplish your goal of putting together a meaningful book.
Keep in mind that types of creative writing do not have to be limited to one or two types. If you have an unlimited imagination, chances are you will come up with ways to creatively use all of it. After all, who knows what your future will hold? What is important to you today may turn out to be irrelevant tomorrow.
There are a few types of creative writing that are applicable to scrapbooks: Dramatic, Suspense, and Character development. Each has its own particular aspects. For example, a dramatic type of creative writing involves theimbricating a character and placing him in an environment that will bring out his uniqueness and bring out his characteristics. As such, the writer needs to know how to properly develop the characters in order to give him development. The setting can also play a role in how the reader will perceive and react to the story.
Suspense comes in various types and ranges from simply creating a mood to creating tension throughout the piece. Some of the best-selling suspense stories involve the protagonist meeting an unforeseen and dangerous obstacle. Suspense also involves creating an atmosphere that builds tension throughout the narrative. All types of creative writing can benefit from some careful editing to add necessary elements of realism and complexity.
In conclusion, all types of creative writing can be applied to a scrapbook project. If done well, it can help to add depth and dimension to the story that readers will appreciate and enjoy. It can also help to strengthen the bond between the writer and the reader. Creative writing is by no means limited to romance novels or children’s stories. There are many other types of creative writing that can be used in scrapbook albums or just for fun.
Lisa is a lifestyle article writer for a local newspaper. Aside from that, she is part-time English teacher on a high school. She also speaks at seminars and workshops. She is currently living with her husband and two kids.