They then make a schedule based on this emphasis including literature classes, education classes and workshop classes to strengthen their skills and techniques.
Those who support creative writing programs either as part or separate from the English discipline, argue for the academic worth of the creative writing experience.
They argue that creative writing hones the students’ abilities to clearly express their thoughts and that creative writing entails an in-depth study of literary terms and mechanisms so they can be applied to the writer’s own work to foster improvement.
Marksberry notes: While creative writing as an educational subject is often available at some stages, if not throughout, K–12 education, perhaps the most refined form of creative writing as an educational focus is in universities.
Following a reworking of university education in the post-war era, creative writing has progressively gained prominence in the university setting.