What can you do with a BA in Creative Writing?

Other than be a novelist of course. Is this degree enough to get a job writing scripts for TV series or other forms of entertainment like video games? Also, how difficult would it be to find a job with such a degree?

Asked By: Jake L - 4/11/2010
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While the last poster makes some good pts, I think you should follow your passion while making sure you have an "out". What do I mean? Well, have a plan B should plan A not work out the way you wanted. If you have talent, you should recognize early on that this is not going to be enough for you to succeed as a writer... More
Answered By: SQ - 4/11/2010
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So, after 4-6 years of partying, you've realized that some majors pay more than others, stunning realization sets in. You are now qualified to work for a news paper or equivalent.
Answered By: Karen - 4/11/2010
No degree in any subject guarantees you a job in that field, but you are wise to recognize that some academic majors will lead to more opportunities than others. "Creative Writing" sounds like a lot of fun, and looks like it might lead to lots of possibilities, but there are a couple of catches. Talent is one of them... More
Answered By: ctsmrvn - 4/11/2010
i own a brazilian jiu jitsu school and fight mma professionally. the other creative writing grad i know went back to school and got her nursing degree. now shes a nurse. so you could do those two things, for sure. apply for jobs with "bachelors required" rather than "bachelors in a relevant field required." its not a... More
Answered By: Jake Klipp - 11/29/2013
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