To gain your own voice, forget about having it heard. Become a saint of your own province and your own consciousness. Allen Ginsberg

Creative nonfiction is…that little vignette about that one Christmas when you got a new bike, or that story about a difficult time in your life, which you managed to tell from a creative point of view. Creative nonfiction is a piece that tells a true story about a place or a person that actually exists – so it’s not fiction – but it’s told with a certain flair, or with a few fictional embellishments. Not quite an essay, not quite a short story, it could be a memoir-y tale or a wondering about the dreams of dogs.

Make it fun, make it soulful, make it sad, just tell a true story in a unique way, and we’ll call it creative nonfiction!

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