With a quadrillion connections and as many neurons as stars in the universe, your brain is the most complicated object around. Amazingly, it spontaneously converts the continuous informational onslaught you face into something you can actually understand: stories.
When your learner develops writing skills and masters storytelling, they make this innate process more efficient and controllable. In this way, creative writing sharpens critical thinking, builds effective communication and interpersonal skills and increases self-confidence. The benefits of creative writing are endless!


Writing not only supercharges your learner’s ability to absorb, process, retain and retrieve information across disciplines, it also increases their tenacity when tackling complex material. Plus writing fosters observation, flexibility and persistence: all powerful drivers of personal growth no matter the subject. 1
We can get really geeky, but for now, think about this: as learners create storyworlds, characters and plot structures, they engage with the big picture and small details simultaneously. And did we mention it boosts long-term memory too?

Creative writing improves math and science grades

Seriously! Creative writing isn’t just useful for English class; it’s brain food for STEM too. Simply put, all human understanding lies within stories, so it follows that storytelling constitutes one of the most universally beneficial skills your learner can develop. 3
Your learner’s math and science scores will reflect improved pattern recognition, construction and extension skills. With writing, they also create personally meaningful contexts — whys to accompany the hows—that transmute rote to write.

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Creative writing builds confidence

Imagine your learner's pride when a reader expresses their appreciation for their story. These emotions empower, fueling a confidence reservoir that allows them to lean into and overcome many of life's challenges. 4
Find your voice during the storytelling process — it’s liberating! Besides making your learner comfortable with themselves, a strong voice transforms social capability and could just turn your wallflower into the life of the party.

Writing with Bardsy will teach your child to:
  • Self-reflect
  • Share ideas
  • Empathize with others

Creative writing nurtures mental health

Your learner should be the hero of their own story, in life and in creative writing! With our method, they are free to control their personal narrative without judgement—which does wonders for their mental health.
Just fifteen minutes of writing a day makes an impact on your learner’s health: whether they’re experiencing stress or suffering from trauma. Creative writing offers them a healthy way to process their emotions, 5 which is productive for their growth. At Bardsy, we understand the difference writing makes in your learner’s life. And we don’t take that lightly.