The Nature of Creativity

I once had a student in my creative writing class and for whatever reason she chose not to be creative in her assignments. When I asked her about it, she replied, Is it not your job to make me creative? I wrote this as a response. There is a major difference between a creative student and a student who waits for creativity to arrive to them. Creativity is not found in a worksheet, discussion, or even class lecture. It is not found in a poem, dream, or idea. Even if the w