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What Can I Do With a Major In Creative Writing?

"Writers aren't exactly people...they're a whole bunch of people trying to be one person." - F. Scott Fitzgerald


Areas of Focus

Novelist
Lyricists
Songwriters 
Poets

 

Career Titles

Copy Editor
Editorial Writer
Columnist
Critic
Publicity Specialist
Public Relations Specialist
Promotion Specialist
Researcher
Reporter
Author
Screenwriter
Playwright
Lyricist
Poet
Public Information Specialist
Teacher
Historian
Librarian
Technical Writer
Freelance Writer
Arranger
Biographer
Commentator
Speech Writer
Creative Director
Editor
Humorist
Lobbyist
Librettist
Orchestrator
Bloggers

 

Career Related Websites

Occupational Outlook Handbook

About.com: publishing resources

Free Lance Writing

Association of American Publishers

Association of Authors and Publishers

Associated Writing Programs: Services for writers and teachers