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I am a 11th grader, and recently people have been asking me what I would like to get a job doing. I always lie and say I don't know but my sole ambition is to publish a novel. Obviously I know how hard it is to get into the publishing world. Thus, I have been wondering what other professions are out there that I could enjoy going into while aspiring to become an author?

Asked By: 0990123 - 8/31/2011
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Technical writing is an area where there are a good number of jobs. You could be writing user manuals for medical computer software or those info sheets they tuck in with prescription drugs, or electrical engineering documents, or business training materials, etc. What I mean is, you could pick the industry and type of... More
Answered By: MavistheMaven - 8/31/2011
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Tough but I know someone who got a book published when she was about 13 it's called the wish key not my kinda book but the point is if some people like it it can get published.
Answered By: Patrick McBride - 8/31/2011
 
Editor, journalist, or English teacher are all reasonable options. Best of luck with your decision, ~Dr. B.~
Answered By: michele - 8/31/2011
 
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