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Pursuing a creative writing major in college?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior in high school and really passionate about creative writing. I was thinking of majoring in it when I go to college, but I'm unsure about career prospects and salaries. What can I expect if I follow this path? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hello! It's great to hear that you're passionate about creative writing. Majoring in creative writing can be a fulfilling and rewarding path if you truly enjoy it. As for career prospects, there are a variety of paths you can take. Some careers include working as an author, screenwriter, copywriter, or editor. You could also explore teaching or working in publishing.

Salary-wise, it varies. Freelance writers may earn based on the success of their work (like book sales or writing contracts), while salaried roles might have more predictable income. However, it's important to remember that salaries aren't everything and doing what you love can be equally important.

While you're in college, try to seek internships or work experiences to explore and potentially widen your career options in this field. It could also help you build a network that can assist you in finding job opportunities after graduation. Good luck!

7 months ago

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