This April 5, 2017, self-made photo provided by Gil Moreno shows Moreno in Summit, N.J. Colleges across the United States are seeing a boom in demand for courses on creative writing, to accommodate interest that has been attributed to the rise of social media and a flourishing culture of self-expression. Moreno, 46, an undergraduate at Montclair State, enrolled in creative writing years after completing another bachelor's degree in business management. He said he hopes to become a writer, and even if he can't do it professionally, he'll keep it up on the side.
This April 5, 2017, self-made photo provided by Gil Moreno shows Moreno in Summit, N.J. Colleges across the United States are seeing a boom in demand for courses on creative writing, to accommodate interest that has been attributed to the rise of social media and a flourishing culture of self-expression. Moreno, 46, an undergraduate at Montclair State, enrolled in creative writing years after completing another bachelor's degree in business management. He said he hopes to become a writer, and even if he can't do it professionally, he'll keep it up on the side. Gil Moreno AP
This April 5, 2017, self-made photo provided by Gil Moreno shows Moreno in Summit, N.J. Colleges across the United States are seeing a boom in demand for courses on creative writing, to accommodate interest that has been attributed to the rise of social media and a flourishing culture of self-expression. Moreno, 46, an undergraduate at Montclair State, enrolled in creative writing years after completing another bachelor's degree in business management. He said he hopes to become a writer, and even if he can't do it professionally, he'll keep it up on the side. Gil Moreno AP

Demand booming on college campuses for creative writing

April 10, 2017 11:04 AM

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