Choosing a college major can be difficult for anyone, but it is especially difficult for people who want to write for a living. In many ways, your choices are between art and commerce. The more a degree focuses on literary pursuits, the less likely it is to lead to a job straight out of college. The more a major focuses on job skills, the less fulfilling it can be for creative people.
Written By Jenna Glatzer The Big Article Idea Okay. So you’ve figured out that you would like to write. Unfortunately, so have about eight gazillion other people on this planet. Therefore, you have to stand out from the crowd. You have to sparkle. How do you do this? Simple. It all starts with “The Big […]
This list is updated as of November 22, 2009. I have added more international listings and updated the addresses. There are hundreds of groups and associations out there. I know I have only scratched the surface, but this should get you started. United States Writing Groups and Associations Academy Of American Poets 584 Broadway, Suite […]
Step One: Become Qualified
Step Two: Demonstrate Your Qualifications
Step Three: Research Employers
Step Four: Call Employers
Step Five: Master the Interview
Step Six: Follow Up
Step Seven: Go Back to the Beginning
A copywriter writes documents (copy) intended to sell, entice, influence, persuade, or educate consumers about a product or service. This writing can take many forms. These include, but are not limited to, advertisements, brochures, product announcements, press releases, speeches, data sheets, product packaging, sales letters, scripts, presentations, mailings, web sites, flyers, and even menus.