English majors very often seek out careers in publishing, public relations, advertising, media, or teaching.Occupations to be considered are copywriter, columnist, commentator, critic, editor, production assistant, public relations representative, reporter, correspondent, technical writer or writer/author for non-profit organizations According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, “what sets two equally qualified job candidates apart can be as simple as who has the better communication skills.” The advanced reading and writing skills taught in the English major, the knowledge of how to put things into compelling narratives, will have a deep and long-lasting impact on your career.
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What’s the difference between Felicia and people posting gigs on Fiverr? If you need any help preparing for your interview, check out this free guide to dominating your job interview and getting an offer. But if writing in a corporate setting doesn’t sound appealing, you have other options. They need a blog to keep up with the content marketing war.
Felicia chose a creative writing career that actually paid…instead of boxing herself into one that guaranteed her years of frustration and $5 work. They buy into the romanticized notion that you have to be poor, or that you have to live in someone’s basement until you catch your big break. There are dozens of ways you could make a great living as a writer — right now. You can earn a few hundred or even a few thousand dollars per month working as a freelance writer. Think of all the written materials even a tiny company puts out. The sales team sends out sales letters and brochures to prospects. Not to mention technical papers for the actual software.
It was just a simple blog I wrote out of my dorm room at Stanford. My only goal was to write great content that people would share with their friends. After awhile, I built up a following of a few thousand readers. Why don’t I just create a small product and see what happens? It was called, “Ramit’s 2007 Guide to Kicking Ass.” It’s easy to look at the chart above and say, “must be nice.” But in reality, it all started with the simple decision to keep writing my blog and turn my passion into a real business.
I did it, and since then I’ve shown thousands of people how to do the same. If you want to see how you can turn an idea for a blog into a business, I put together a special report for you. And it walks you through the first steps of making sure your blog will have an audience — before you start writing.
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Our subject is the human imagination expressed through the rich history of English and American literature.
Our goal is to educate students in the history and practice of the creative process itself.