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Creative Writing, General

Excellent story telling abilities are fundamental to a career in creative writing. A college degree and experience with computers also provide an advantage and may be required for jobs as well. Continue reading to learn more about a career as a creative writer.

Inside Creative Writing

Writing is an attractive career to many people, so this field can be very competitive. Training in general creative writing can lead to a number of career opportunities, such as writer, editor, teacher and literary agent. Courses and degree programs are readily available at all postsecondary education levels.

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Individual courses in creative writing are available, as are associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. Creative writing classes may focus on fiction, creative non-fiction, short story writing, poetry or screen writing. These classes are beneficial to writers who want to learn or enhance specific skills, and provide the chance to explore different forms and genres. While every creative writing class is different, many concentrate on writing structure and how to write in an engaging manner. Classes are available online, on-campus and through writing organizations.

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