Skills you build with this activity:

1. Creativity – Writing requires a great deal of creativity to come up with unique and engaging ideas, characters, and plots.

2. Listening – Good writers are also good listeners. They pay attention to the world around them, taking in details and nuances that they can use to enrich their writing.

3. Speaking – Writing is essentially a form of communication, and the ability to express oneself clearly and effectively is crucial. Good writers are able to convey their ideas and emotions in a way that resonates with their readers.

4. Problem Solving – Writing is a process, and along the way, writers will inevitably encounter obstacles and challenges. Whether it’s finding the right words, developing a character, or resolving a plot point, writers need to be adept at problem solving.

5. Staying Positive – Writing can be a solitary and sometimes frustrating pursuit, but successful writers know how to stay positive and keep pushing forward, even in the face of rejection or criticism.


Publishing industry
Advertising industry
Journalism industry
Film/TV industry
Education industry

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