Major to Career: Creative Writing
On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Creative Writing majors, skills Creative Writing majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Creative Writing program.
Careers Commonly Pursued by Creative Writers:
Language Arts Teacher
Professor (Children’s Literature, Creative Writing, English, Literature, etc.)
Public Relations Writer
Scriptwriter (TV, Film, Radio, Theater)
Career-Related Skills of Creative Writers
The Creative Writing Resource Directory
Glossary of Writing Careers
US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Writers & Authors
Writer's Resource Center - Features tips on improving your writing, articles, interviews with professional authors, and networking opportunities.
American Copy Editors Society
Sun Oasis Jobs
Associated Writing Programs
Coffeehouse for Writers
Science Writing - A Guide to Careers in Science Writing sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing
Children's Writing Resource Center - Offers tools to succeed as a children's writer as well as offers access to research databases and an on-line E-zine for children's writers.
Romance Writers - Describes the romance genre, offers the latest news and current romance bestsellers as well as links to authors, publishers, and Romance Writer's Association chapters.
Technical Writing Page - Offers a listing of links to employment, editing, business writing, online magazines, publishing, web design, and more.
Screenscribe.com - source for Screenplays by Independent Writers and Independent Film Production in the greater New York City area
For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Links page.