A SHORT LIST OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WRITERS

MANY PEOPLE OUT THERE THINK THAT WRITING IS AN EASY JOB, BUT TO WORK AS A WRITER IT TAKE A CERTAIN LEVEL OF COMMITMENT,

DEDICATION AND EFFORT. PEOPLE WHO HAVE A PASSION FOR WRITING USUALLY DO NOT KNOW HOW TO BUILD THEIR CAREER

IN WRITING. MOST USUALLY END UP WORKING AS FREELANCERS.

APART FROM WORKING AS FREELANCERS, THERE ARE MULTIPLE DOMAINS WHERE WRITERS CAN BUILD A PROMISING CAREER WHILE

KEEPING THEIR PASSION FOR WRITING ALIVE. IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE TYPE OF JOBS YOU CAN GET IF YOU ARE A WRITER.

1. TRANSLATOR

IF YOU CAN SPEAK MORE THAN ONE LANGUAGES, YOU CAN GET A JOB AS A TRANSLATOR. THERE ARE MANY AREAS OF WORK WHERE

TRANSLATORS ARE NEEDED. IN THE EDUCATION, HEALTH, LAW AND PUBLISHING INDUSTRY WHERE YOU CAN GET A JOB AS A

TRANSLATOR. THIS FIELD IS EXPECTED TO GROW IN THE FUTURE.

2. FILM CRITIC

BY BEING A FILM EDITOR YOU WILL BE ABLE TO WATCH MOVIES FOR FREE. IT WILL ALLOW YOU TO STRUCTURE YOUR THOUGHTS WHILE

GIVING INFORMATIVE REVIEWS. WHICH MEANS THAT YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE ANALYTICAL SKILLS AND STRONG INTERVIEWING

SKILLS.

3. SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

MAINTAINING A SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR COMPANIES NOW A DAYS. WHICH MEANS THAT THERE ARE NUMEROUS

OPPORTUNITIES FOR WRITERS WHO ARE GOOD AT MARKETING CONTENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS LIKE FACEBOOK AND

TWITTER. WHILE WORKING IN THIS DOMAIN YOU WILL BE ABLE TO GET A HIGH PAYING JOB.

4. PROOFREADER

PROOFREADING IS A DEMANDING JOB. IF YOU GET A JOB AS A PROOFREADER YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE SURE THAT THERE ARE NO

GRAMMATICAL ERRORS IN THE DOCUMENT THAT YOU ARE PROOFREADING. FURTHERMORE YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY ATTENTION

TO SENTENCE STRUCTURING AND SPACING IN BETWEEN WORDS. A DEGREE IN JOURNALISM MAY BE REQUIRED FOR GETTING A

JOB IN THIS DOMAIN.

5. WEB CONTENT WRITER

MANY COMPANIES NEED HIGHLY SKILLED AND PROFESSIONAL WRITERS WHO ARE GOOD AT DOING THEIR JOB. YOU CAN POLISH YOUR

SKILLS IN RESEARCHING AND TAKE A FEW SAMPLES OF BLOGS AND ARTICLES ONLINE, FOR BEING ABLE TO GET A JOB AS A WEB

CONTENT WRITER.

6. TRAVEL WRITER

YOU CAN START A CAREER AS A TRAVEL WRITER. BY STEPPING IN THIS DOMAIN YOU WILL BE ABLE TO WRITE ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF

CONTENT. FROM GUIDE BOOKS TO TRAVEL BLOGS. TRAVELING WILL INDUCE THE ELEMENT OF CREATIVITY IN YOU, THAT WILL

ALLOW YOU TO MAKE ORIGINAL CONTENT AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO COME UP WITH INNOVATIVE BLOGGING IDEAS. THIS

WORK IS MOSTLY BASED ON FREELANCING, THAT IS THE REASON WHY SELF-PROMOTION IS A BIG PART OF THIS JOB

7. GHOSTWRITER

YOU CAN GET A JOB AT GHOSTWRITING COMPANIES AS A GHOSTWRITER. A GHOSTWRITER IS AN INVISIBLE CONTRIBUTOR TO A PIECE OF

CONTENT. YOU WILL WRITE THE CONTENT THAT YOUR CLIENT REQUESTS OF YOU AND YOUR CLIENT WILL GET THE CREDIT FOR

THE EFFORT THAT YOU PUT IN. THIS FIELD MAY BE CONTROVERSIAL BUT IT CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES

AND A HANDSOME SALARY.

8. BOOK EDITOR

IF YOU START WORKING AS A BOOK EDITOR, YOU WILL HAVE TO SUGGEST CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WRITER YOU ARE

WORKING WITH. AS A BOOK EDITOR YOU WILL BE ABLE THE ONE SHAPING AND STRUCTURING THE BOOK FOR THE READERS. A

BOOK EDITOR’S JOB IS DEMANDING. YOU CAN WORK AS A FREELANCER OR FOR A PUBLISHING INDUSTRY.

9. NOVELIST

YOU CAN WRITE A NOVEL, IF YOU ARE GOOD AT CREATING COMPELLING STORIES THEN YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT WRITING YOUR OWN

BOOK, WRITING YOUR BOOK IS MAY SOUND OVERWHELMING BUT YOU CAN WRITE YOUR BOOK, HIRE AN AGENT AND GET

YOURSELF PUBLISHED.

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