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What sort of day jobs are good for writers? Should it be a career or is this too heavy and time-consuming as it doesn't allow much time for writing?
3 answers - Asked By: - 6/7/2013
Interested to know....
15 answers - Asked By: - 12/21/2011
My aunt (who knows a lot about college majors and the like) advises me to major in journalism because it'll open up a lot of doors for me later on (I want to be a writer---fiction. Like J.K. Rowling)....
4 answers - Asked By: Pumped Up Kicks - 4/24/2010
I have 5/6 years of school left before I hopefully go to college . I am almost sure I want to be a teacher but I want a job on the side like an author. Author is what I currently want to be. Can someb...
2 answers - Asked By: - 2/10/2014
I need to know for a school project(:
4 answers - Asked By: - 4/17/2013
I am told this is the one major downfall of being a writer or an author of some kind. Sure, there are the age old arguments how can you be lonely with words? How could you be depressed doing what y...
8 answers - Asked By: - 2/9/2012
Okay, 1st part of my question is how much do authors get paid for their first book if someone has taken an interest in it? secondly, how do they get paid? Does the publishing house pay the author f...
6 answers - Asked By: - 9/2/2011
The people who write the blurbs on the back of books aren't usually the authors. So, what I want to know is how Blurb writers get their jobs, if they need any special training, and how much they get p...
1 answers - Asked By: Ohh wow - 4/13/2010
I am a 14 year old boy who turns 15 this December. I live in Ireland and go to an all-boys secondary school. This year i have the Junior Certificate. I am also an author of a book series titled "The ...
6 answers - Asked By: Oshtave Qs - 10/30/2009
If I want to be an author and write screenplays for movie and television(and direct movies and television shows) what college is good and how should I start this?
1 answers - Asked By: - 6/21/2012
1. Why did you choose to become a writer/author? 2. Do you find writing rewarding/fulfilling? What is your favorite aspect of your career? 3. Do you find your job stressful? If so how? If not, w...
2 answers - Asked By: - 6/5/2012
3 answers - Asked By: Jaime - 10/20/2008
I want to be an author when im older but i cant just write books, i need a side job like journalism or something? any ideas?
3 answers - Asked By: - 10/14/2010
7 answers - Asked By: - 6/4/2012
Do you like it? Do you see yourself doing it for the rest of your life? Are you certain or uncertain about your future?
2 answers - Asked By: - 4/14/2011
How common is the full-time writer? Don't most book writers have day-jobs or other careers to make money, and just write on the side? I've aspired to be a writer since I was very young, and I had this...
5 answers - Asked By: Ozzy B - 2/20/2009
Are there any good entry level jobs for Communications Majors in the Chicago area? I just need a decent paying job (12+/hr) with benefits like health insurance/401k. Any specific web sites other th...
3 answers - Asked By: Michael G - 8/12/2007
How do you describe yourself to others? As a writer, an author, or with your current job title? Why? If you're not writing for a living, what is your current job or profession? Do you feel li...
5 answers - Asked By: JulofDenial - 2/12/2008
Any quotes concerning writers, writing, authors, etc. Or, if you just have a funny one. I'll use the best one in my english paper! Not that you probably care about that at all, but you WILL have the p...
4 answers - Asked By: musicpainter22 - 4/29/2009
How much does a writer earn for novel? How much for a short story? How much does a professional and recognized writer earn for both (examples)? Can a writer have a share in sales?
6 answers - Asked By: Nueng - 3/23/2009
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