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What does a professional author put down as job experience?

If a fairly or semi successful author has been writing full time for a while but suddenly falls out of luck in that area, and needs to apply to some hourly job or something like that, what do they put as job experience and who are their employers? The publisher? Do employers even consider authoring valid job experience? Maybe the answer is a little obvious, but this just seem weird to me...

Asked By: Thought Officer - 7/13/2010
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Well, what do you think any self-employed person does? They write down what they did, ie 'writer' and under 'employer' they put 'self-employed'. That doesn't just apply to authors; it applies to anyone who's been self-employed or run their own business or worked on a freelance basis... More
Answered By: RedStar - 7/13/2010
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Answered By: Arkenya Jones - 7/13/2010
 
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