A Career As A Writer's Career

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One of the many jobs that a person can get without going to college is a writer. Two in three writers are self employed and some writers are self taught. Writers can work anywhere, whether it is at home or at an office. This is a job where a person can express themselves. In order to understand what a writer does, it is important to look at the job requirements, education, and the job demand as well as my goals.
A writer 's job can vary from poetry to T.V. shows. Their job is never done. They can create fantastic worlds through their plots and characters in novels and short stories. Writers develop both fiction and nonfiction ideas for plays and other works (Hopke 1). They also persuade the general public buy what they are advertising. Some …show more content…

There are more than 800 occupations available for writers of all kinds. It goes from creative writers to screenwriters. The last employment count was in 2016 and it was 131,200. Every 2 in 3 writers are self employed and can make money for themselves. This job is expected to grow by 8% in 2026 (“Writer” Career 2). When I graduate, I want to be able to write my own stories and be able to publish them- even if it isn’t for a full time job. I am not sure what I want to be when I grow up yet, but I know that I want it to be something that involves English. A person can do many things with an English Major. They can be a journalist, creative writer, script writer, and so much more. The one thing that I am considering most is being an English teacher, although, I am not sure. I don’t want to teach grade school or Junior High because I can’t deal with the immaturity and the drama. The position that I would want to teach, is high school English. Ever since I was little I have been good at English, so I have never really learned much in Junior High. The reason that I want to teach high school is simple, I want to teach the students something more than just grammar. In high school, we do poetry, short stories, argumentative essays, and articles of the week. I do think that I would also be a good Math teacher because my grade currently rests on a rounded 100% and it is easy for me as well, but I do not enjoy it as much as English. Just

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