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What are some tips/advice on taking multiple heavy writing courses in college?

I am going into my junior year as an architecture major. I have been taking classes that do not require much writing. However, I will be taking three writing based classes (Greek Civilization, Junior Writing, Medieval Art History) and I am afraid it will be too much writing for me. Is there any...

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David Menard’s Avatar Jackie Kostreba’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Benny Y.’s Avatar Benny Y.
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David Menard | Graduated from Concordia University Well, another fine question about learning how to write well, more ...

What classes do professional writers take besides advanced writing in college?

Hi, I am a senior in high school right now and I´m currently taking three AP courses. One being my favorite is AP Language and Composition where we are challenged everyday to new topics and pushed to answer difficult questions that are debated as if we are in a college class. As a future writer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:12

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Posted by Rashika W.’s Avatar Rashika W.
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Rachel Shuster | Former USA TODAY sports writer-editor Hi, Rashika -- The best thing I tell students I work ...

How much money do writers make?

I want to become a writer and I'm curious to how much money is made....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Samantha D.’s Avatar Samantha D.
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William Koch | Chief Operating Officer There is no simple answer to this question because saying you ...

Need help on writing

High school student here not yet sure about their major. I'm not sure if I want to go a major in writing, but I sometimes do like writing random things. And it's really fun just getting ideas out of your head and on to paper. And so I wondered what do I do with those writings? Can I upload them...

#editing #writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:38

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Posted by Wooju Y.’s Avatar Wooju Y.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Wooju, Writing is a beautiful passion to have regardless of ...

What types of STEM jobs require good writing skills?

I'm thinking about majoring in writing, and would like to know which jobs would be best to go into for the STEM field....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Chloe W.’s Avatar Chloe W.
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Susan E. Oser | Contributing Writer at Vape Magazine STEM jobs are kind of a tough one with writing because ...

I don't know what to write in my college essay

I can't think of anything interesting in my life that'll be beneficial for writing a college essay. #writing...

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Active Aug 21 at 21:15

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Posted by Carlos L.’s Avatar Carlos L.

Before I enter college to study for a career in creative writing, what are other ways to expand my writing skills on my individual time along with writing stories and short poems?

I love writing fiction like fanasy and young adult. I also write short poems and am currently writing a young adult novel. #writing...

#career

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Active Aug 17 at 08:32

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Posted by Madeline K.’s Avatar Madeline K.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The best way to embark on such an adventure is to ...

Who do I ask for letters of recommendation?

I'm a little confused on what I need to do in order to get letters of recommendation. How should I go about asking someone if they are willing to write a letter for me? Also, should I pick teachers from main subjects like math or English or can I ask my art and drama teachers? #art...

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Active Aug 21 at 19:54

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Posted by Nicoletta L.’s Avatar Nicoletta L.
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Benjamin Mayers | Solutions Manager You shouldn’t be afraid to ask anyone for a recommendation for ...

What are the benefits to pursuing a career in creative writing rather than journalism?

I love to write but want to know the differences between the 2 majors!!...

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Active Aug 30 at 11:53

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Posted by Bailey F.’s Avatar Bailey F.

I'm a strong writer, but I have little actual work to show that. How can I start a portfolio to show potential employers?

I've been a strong writer for years and am frequently complimented for my articulate writing. However, I rarely write for anything outside of school or work, and I haven't kept most of my writing (I know, a mistake). How can I start to prove my skills? For background: If offered, I would...

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Active Sep 13 at 22:01

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Posted by Megan L.’s Avatar Megan L.
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Ashley Paskill | Editorial Intern, Society19 Hi Megan! Great question. Most jobs look for good writing skills. ...

How should I improve my writing outside of school?

In public relations it is important that students write well. I want to write more and get more accustomed to writing, is there a way you recommend I do that? What kind of writing should I be practicing? Creative or specifically press releases? #public-relations...

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Active May 18 at 07:24

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Robert (Rob) Morton | Corporate Communications Pro Emily -Practice, practice, practice. And even more importantly, ask friends, mentors ...

What career can I expect with a Professional Writing degree?

I love to write. I've always loved to write. I was looking over my dream college's catalog the other day and saw that there was a "professional writing" major. I am seriously thinking about going with that major, but what kind of job can I expect with it? Will I be doing interesting writing, or...

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Active Sep 14 '17 at 14:59

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Posted by Daleen C.’s Avatar Daleen C.
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Brian Hannon | Instructor of Composition and History / Freelance Writer ... With an education in writing you can work in any field. ...

How can I become a better writer?

I'm starting to apply for colleges now, but I'm currently incompetent with my writing skills. How can I improve?...

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Kendall Sand’s Avatar Shira Oberlander’s Avatar David Broer-LeRoux’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:49

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Posted by Paul V.’s Avatar Paul V.
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Kendall Sand | TV Writer Hi Paul, Those are some very good answers above. My only ...

As a writer, how long does it normally take to write a book?

Wondering how long it takes to write a chapter book...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:52

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Posted by Michaela L.’s Avatar Michaela L.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group It depends, Michaela. In my case, for example, I took 3 ...

As a writer, do you work professionally with other people?

Do you work with others as a writer...

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Rachel Sanrelus’s Avatar Susan Marzolf’s Avatar Vernon Turner’s Avatar
Active Nov 28 '17 at 22:14

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Posted by Michaela L.’s Avatar Michaela L.
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Rachel Sanrelus Hi Michaela, There are a lot of jobs that have to ...

How long does it take for someone to publish your book

After writing a book how long does it take to publish a book...

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X ’s Avatar Isabel Fine’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar
Active Dec 01 '17 at 05:40

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Posted by Michaela L.’s Avatar Michaela L.
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X You're typically looking at months of editorial work (development editing, copy ...

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.’s Avatar Alyssa P.
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Jana Madonna | Process Automation Engineer at barclaycard Ah, the life of a writer! There are some great points ...

what kind of internships would be useful for someone interested in a writing career?

i would like to go into writing but i don't know where to start. #writing...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:03

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Elizabeth Coccia | Higher Education Professional - M.Ed Depending on what kind of writing you would like to do, ...

If I decide to double major in both Political Science and Writing, what are some future careers I could potentially have?

I am currently majoring in Writing and Journalism and am thinking about switching to Writing and Political Science. I was wondering what possible jobs I could obtain that possibly use both of my degrees. #political-science...

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Active Jul 01 at 21:15

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Posted by Nicole M.’s Avatar Nicole M.
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Susan E. Oser | Contributing Writer at Vape Magazine I would definitely say a political commentator, writing contributor for your ...

Where do I find the motivation to pursue writing when everyone says a writer does not earn much?

I have always wanted to become a writer since I was young. My parents and others have told me that a writer does not earn much, so I am planning to write at home while taking up other part-time jobs. However, I would need a lot of motivation to keep up with my dream and not be consumed by my...

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Active Sep 10 at 13:47

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Posted by Joey L.’s Avatar Joey L.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering I'll cut to what I believe is the heart of the ...

What are some things I should be doing in order to become a journalist or published author?

I am a senior in high school and an aspiring writer. I have loved writing for a few years now and can see myself doing that for my job and possibly becoming a published author in the future. Even though I have some experience and internships relating to the writing and journalism field, I was...

#journalism #writing

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by Sega385 .’s Avatar Sega385 .
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Rebecca Rubenstein | Freelance Writer and Editor I'm going to echo the sentiments to start a blog (internet ...

What's the most comfortable and steady position to be in when it comes to journalism while still making a difference?

By making a difference I mean having an impact by giving news to the world without constantly feeling like you're "missing a deadline" or stressing about giving news as fast as possible. #journalism...

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Active Aug 10 at 19:51

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Posted by Sergio P.’s Avatar Sergio P.

Is there room for expression if you pursue a career in the field of journalism?

I'm a high school Junior and I enjoy writing and photography and feel like journalism is a good way to incorporate both. #journalism...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Mariana C.’s Avatar Mariana C.
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Lindsey Levich | Account Executive, DoubleClick Bid Manager Yes - absolutely! The reason for this is that media is ...

what events are important for a new author trying to get published to attend?

I am a college student trying to find good opportunities to break into the publishing field. i would like some advice on ways to do that, particuarly opportunities for college students...

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Active Sep 03 '17 at 23:59

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Posted by lilia W.’s Avatar lilia W.
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Mario Leone | Produced Screenwriter Writing workshops/writing conferences.

How do I connect with book publishers?

I am an aspiring author looking for publishers, editors, and agents for my upcoming books and I would love to know how to get connected and into the publishing world. #writing #author...

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Col Sen MP, Ph.D’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar Graham (Rusty) Carter Jr.’s Avatar Bobby Hilliard’s Avatar
Active May 09 at 01:23

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Posted by Helana F.’s Avatar Helana F.
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Col Sen MP, Ph.D | Consultant & Career Coach Hi Helana,I am delighted to answer your question! Although I have ...

What does it take to become a travel writer?

I am wondering how to become a successful travel writer. Are there any tips? #writing...

#travel

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David Menard’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar Bobby Hilliard’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by Helana F.’s Avatar Helana F.
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David Menard | Graduated from Concordia University Wow, what a "moving" question! Excuse the pun. So you'd like ...

Is the only way to have a career based off writing stories to be a self-employed author?

is there anything else I can do where I specifically write fiction as a career? #writing #author...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by viviana W.’s Avatar viviana W.
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Gil Dominguez | Freelance writer Getting published can be tough and making a living out of ...

What is the writing process for people who are actual authors?

Hello I am a 6th grader and I have always enjoyed writing and I am considering it for a career, but the thing that I always struggle with is making a rough draft or planning to the final copy. So I ask is the writing process the same in school or is it different when you actually write a book?...

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Kendall Sand’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Jess Sand’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:10

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Posted by Santiago Z.’s Avatar Santiago Z.
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Kendall Sand | TV Writer Hi Santiago, There are as many different writing processes as there ...

Is it harder to get a book published depending on what type of book you want to publish.

Hello I am a 6th grader and I am interested in a writing career. If I were to want to publish a children book would that be easier to publish than a book meant for older audiences? #writing #books...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:10

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Posted by Santiago Z.’s Avatar Santiago Z.
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Cheryl Rogers | Founder, Mentor Me Career Network; publisher, New Christian ... You need to follow your heart. Write what you are inspired ...

I am interested in Reading and Language Arts. What careers would fit me?

I am not sure what I want to do for a career. #writing #reading...

#language-arts

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Active Apr 06 at 20:13

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Posted by Eliah U.’s Avatar Eliah U.
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