What can I do with Creative Writing degree?

Technically, it'll be a BFA in Fiction Writing; I will list it as Creative Writing on my resume. What kinds of jobs should I look for? Not a great editor of other people's work.

Asked By: Errrk - 7/8/2008
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Creativity is a big plus in the advertising industry. You could write commercials and come up with the concepts for them. Look up places like J. Walter Thompson or BBDO... More
Answered By: deadnutz - 7/8/2008
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become a fiction author
Answered By: P - 7/8/2008
Just having a college degree period puts your resume in a pile above everyone who doesn't so you can apply for a lot of jobs that simply require a Bachelors degree. For something more specialized, you could write for a magazine or do copywriting but in those cases, they will care more about seeing samples of your... More
Answered By: Christine - 7/8/2008
I think I'd consider working for magazines that print fiction... and believe it or not, another growing area for fictional writers is in the area of graphic novels. With works like "Road to Perdition" and "300" that began as graphic novels and eventually became megahit movies, you might just really hit the big time... More
Answered By: Mike S - 7/8/2008
Practice saying this: "Would you like fries with that?" Seriously, you have a great degree, don't let anyone tell you different. In the skills you've honed for this degree, you are able to see things from many different perspectives, and this is a skill you will use in many other disciplines - best wishes to you in... More
Answered By: finneganswhacked - 7/8/2008
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