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What kind of writing careers can I pursue ?

careers excluding being a journalist , I mostly like writing about stuff pertaining to psychology ( getting to know why humans react they way they do)...

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Active Jan 27 at 16:57

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Posted by Lia A.
Carol Walker | System Admin | Tech Support | Keeping technology ... Have you thought about technical writing? Or medical writing? Not easy ...

How do writers begin their career?

I love to write, and am considering going into creative writing, but I don't know exactly how to start a career in that. Do you just write a story and hope it gets published? Or could you team up with a publishing company to start? #writer...

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Active Jan 11 at 19:49

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Posted by Eva C.
phillip rasy | Commercial Sales at Dell If you want to become a writer, you should get a ...

Is having a portfolio more important than a degree when it comes to breaking into the writing profession?

Should I start getting my portfolio together now even though I am still a ways away from graduating with my writing degree? I have some writing samples. But, I haven't applied for any writing jobs because I am not sure that I would be considered without a degree. #writer...

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Active Nov 08 '17 at 11:42

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Posted by Audrey B.
Michael Powell | Writer at The Hampton Institute I got hired for a top tier internship in Washington D.C. ...

How can I start my path of being a writer if I am still an university student?

Hi! I am just curious that will it be a great idea for me to find a site like blog to publish my works?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Posted by W. C. Y.
Kelsey B. Darby | English Teacher at Lealman Innovation Academy Absolutely! The more you can get your writing and work out ...

What is the greatest difficulty in becoming a writer?

Hi! I am curious to know about what is the greatest challenge that a writer would face? Besides, do they face any great challenge when they choose writer as their profession? thanks!...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Posted by W. C. Y.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi, The five most common writing challenges: Difficulty finding motivation to ...

Hi I´m going to be a Junior in a few for months and I have always dreamed of becoming a writer but I don´t know what jobs I could get with it?

I absolutely love reading and writing. A big interest of mine is poetry....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:13

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Posted by Midalis D.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Midalis, As a writer you can work in the following ...

Is writing a realistic profession?

I want to be a writer but I feel like it's impractical and unrealistic. #writing...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Alyssa P.
Jana Madonna | Process Automation Engineer at barclaycard Ah, the life of a writer! There are some great points ...
Anthony Moat | SAP Global Services Sales Hi Diamond, I currently work as a writer for a political ...

Is it a good idea to get a journalism degree if you're not so sure you want to be a journalist?

My college has a great journalism major, but I'm not sure yet if I want to stick with journalism as my career path. I know I want to do something writing-related, but that could include newspapers, magazines, scripts, blogging, publishing, editing, even copyediting is something I'm interested...

#writer #journalism #writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Liya C.
Alex Miller | Creator of Compelling Content I've often told young journalists that, even if they don't remain ...

What major do I need to study to be a writer

I am a high school junior and for awhile now I've been wondering about what career path I should take. I believe that a job is something you do for money and a career is something you do because your passionate about it. I love to write! I find myself writing everywhere in my spare time and...

#famous #novel-writer #writer #journalism #educator

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Active Jan 17 at 17:42

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Posted by Sophia D.
Lindsey Manning-Djabbari | Director at CareerVillage.org Hi Sofia, To become a writer you should major in journalism. ...

What's a good career for someone who is very opinionated and persuasive?

Specifically in writing, not speaking. #writer #writing #writing-and-editing...

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Active Oct 27 '17 at 09:08

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Posted by Faith T.
Emmaline Wilson | Writer - Facebook Hi Faith! A few job types that are writing-heavy (and also ...

What if I don't want to go to college, can I still be successful?

I have read on various websites that I do not need to waste time and money on college if I want to start screenwriting so I cam curious to know is it fine to skip college and get started #screenwriting #writer #writing...

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 22:56

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Posted by Dylan W.
Mark Wagner | screenwriter Hi Dylan, Screenwriting requires an expertise of the basic format and ...

As far as the writing career goes, what kinds of people experience the greatest success in this field?

I'm asking because I've chosen the career of writing as my first choice and I'd love to know what I'm getting myself into. #writer #need-help #assistance #writing...

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 18:36

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Posted by Diamond B.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Diamond, “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the ...
Sandhya R | Customer Experience Coach To be blessed with a beautiful handwriting is indeed unique. There ...

How would I get a book published?

Are there any publishing companies that are often open to hiring new authors? #writing #author #writer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:58

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Posted by Eris D.
Chi Shiu | Director, Wintel Deployment at AIG My friend's daughter published her book via Amazon. She done this ...

What jobs besides fiction author could I use an English degree with specialization in creative writing for?

I've always had narrow interest revolving around fictional/fantasy ideas but I know that it's rather difficult to become successful in that area though I will try. I want to have some sort of back up plan if things don't work out for me that has at least some of my interest involved. #english...

#creative-writing #future-careers #writer #fiction-writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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Posted by Carolyn B.
Lana Hughey My degree is in English with a minor in creative writing. ...

Would I be able to mantain a writing career as an engineer?

I'm passionate about writing but I want to be an engineer for financial security. I'm scared I wouldn't be able to create novels with such a busy schedule. And my employer probably wouldn't encourage something that detracts from my productivity. #engineering #english #writer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:24

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Posted by Zohie W.
Pete de Graaf, PE | Project Engineer / Mechanical Engineer - Rotating Equipment Yes, you can absolutely keep up with your writing while working ...

Do multiple free-lance careers work well together?

I'm going to be an undergraduate studying harp performance, but am also interested in writing and translating. Have you found that balancing multiple different careers took a lot of organizing, but proves feasible, or is it spreading your time and training too thin? #writer #musician...

#translation #multi-tasking #freelance-writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Madeline D.
Erin Wright | Digital Media and Content Manager Hi, Madeline. Good questions. I think it all comes down to ...

What are some necessary things you need to pursue filmmaking/writing?

I am interested in the career, however I don't know what a director needs to make a film great. I am dedicated and a perfectionist, and like to make things the best quality before releasing them to the public. Are there other things you need, or should I hone the skills I have now for the...

#director #films #writer #film-making

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Sofia T.
Katelyn Garrison | Career Advisor | Co-Instructor at Florida State University Sofia, The best way to learn is to get active, get ...

What degree do I need to have to be a writer?

Hello, my name is Marcella and I am in 12th grade. I am not sure what type of degree do I need to be a writer. I am pretty interested in being a writer. #college #journalism #degree...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:06

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Posted by Marcella P.
Heather Hampsey | Counselor Hi! Honestly, to be a writer, there isn't a degree that ...

What steps did you take in high school to start your career in journalism?

I'm Luc, a 17 year old junior looking to start a career in journalism after high school. Specifically I was hoping to get into Video Games. I am very enthusiastic about the gaming industry, and writing has always been my strongest attribute. Now is the time to start preparing for my future and...

#video-games #writer #journalism

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:05

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Posted by Luc H.
Emily Veach | Communications pro interested in start-ups, communications, technology, community ... Hi Luc, Good question. My advice would be to start writing ...

What classes should I take to become a writer?

I am a high school senior and I have always been fascinated with writing and how books are so compelling. It is my dream to do what other writers have done and entertain readers with worlds that I create. #college #college-major #journalism #writer...

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Active Nov 27 '17 at 23:48

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Posted by Zachary R.
David Ohta | Stanford University Hi Zachary, I'm currently a college student majoring in English at ...

What can I do to start my career?

I want to become a writer for Netflix, and I want to know the steps it takes to achieve my dream #netflix #writer #screenwriting #film #film-production #television...

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 22:01

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Posted by Dylan W.
Mark Wagner | screenwriter Okay, Dylan, since Cindy Holland usually buys the TV shows or ...

Is there any suggestions if I hope to become a writer?

What can I do to improve my writing skill? I understand that I would need to read and write more but is there any other methods which would help me to become a better writer? #writer #writing #author #english #english-literature #books #personal-development...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:36

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Posted by W. C. Y.
Brian Hannon | Instructor of History and Composition / Freelance Writer ... While it is important to read as often as possible, and ...

As a junior in high school how can I choose a career involved with helping people such as healthcare(a doctor) without limiting my possible career options?

I have a passion for helping and advising people and seeing them get better, I'm strongly about attracted to healthcare but science and math are my weakest subjects which a good doctor would need to be strong in. I'm more interested in the patient care send administration aspects of healthcare....

#career-advice #doctor #writer #pre-med #pediatrician #helping-others

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Rita O.
Frank Lemmon | Sr. Test Engineer at Chegg Inc. Hi Rita, I can assure you you're already thinking well about ...

Is journalism a dying breed?

I am a high school freshman and have always loved writing. I am currently involved with a journalism class in my high school where we produce on eight page newspaper every month. Starting in September 2016, I will be the new page editor for our Features page. My lust towards writing and...

#public-relations #author #youtube #writer #journalism #online-journalism #advertising

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Rachel P.
Joshua Kritz | Sports TV Producer w. Media Relations exp Dear Frosh, Follow your dreams. Just be smart about it. Let's ...

Can I get into the gaming industry as solely a writer?

I've always been more interested in writing than dealing with technology, so I'm wondering if it's possible to have no knowledge/education in programming yet still be involved as a writer on a video game, or if some knowledge of programming and technology is preferred/expected? #video-games...

#gaming #video-game-development #writer #gaming-industry #game-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:24

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Posted by Calvin K.
Brendan Thorne | Senior Game Designer at Bungie It's possible, but extremely difficult, as there are few positions and ...

I want to establish myself as a writer after college. What might be a viable means of getting my work out there, building my name, etc?

I am an English Major. Although I don't expect to make a quick career out of writing, my wish is to write long after my education is done. #teacher #writing #english #writer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Mario B.
Kendall Sand | TV Writer Hi Mario, I was also an English major who loved writing. ...

Is it hard to get writing jobs?

I love creative writing, but I don't know if there are any real career opportunities using a Creative Writing or English degree. #writing #author #writer #creative-writing...

#freelance-writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:18

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Posted by Robyn C.
Aaron Hanson | Product Marketing Lead at Symantec There are certainly opportunities for people who are good at creative ...

Can you please help me explore these careers (I am undecided): assistant vet., business person, psychology, movie director, writer (for movies), or lawyer.

I am asking this question because I don't know much about these careers. I want to decide what I want to be when I grow up. #business #psychology #lawyer #veterinarian #director...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:09

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Posted by Laiza G.
Eugene Cordell | Co-Founder and Corp. Secretary-Treasurer at Azure Lorica, Inc. Hello, I'm a founder of a nonprofit theatre organization, and I ...

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