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Article writing

The vast majority of writers are self-employed or freelance. Permanent paid work is more common in technical author, academic or journalist roles (see separate job descriptions). Nonetheless, a determined writer can carve themselves a niche. Typical tasks include:

writing, editing and proofreading text

liaison with other professionals such as printers, photographers and artists

marketing and distributing work

researching and developing contacts

seeking publishing contracts

negotiating terms and conditions of contracts

general administration.

High salaries are not common among writers, and most people choose the role because of the joint benefits of being their own boss and doing something they enjoy. However, some writers, particularly those who have had their work adapted for the big screen, have gone on to earn respectable sums.

Typical employers of writers

Publishers

Newspapers and magazines

Radio or television dramas

Computer games developers

Film studios

Many successful writers find work by building up contacts in the field they wish to move into. An agent can be employed to provide advice and to help secure contracts. Useful publications include Writers' Forum, The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook and The Writer's Handbook as well as their online equivalents.

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Qualifications and training required

You can become a writer as a university graduate or a school leaver as there are no formal academic qualifications needed. Previous experience from published articles, freelance work or writing competitions can be useful, although not essential. A wide variety of institutions including universities, colleges and adult education centres offer short creative writing courses that can be helpful.

To find out how to get into a career in writing via a school leaver route, visit the media section of TARGETcareers, our website aimed at school leavers.

Key skills for writers

Perseverance

Excellent written communication

A good grasp of narrative

Awareness of audiences

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Taidot: Article Writing, Editointi, artikkelien uudelleenkirjoittaminen, Oikoluku, Tutkimus

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