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Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers?

Multi-Choice

I'm going to enroll in a school and pursuing a degree. These are the choices.


1. Writing (General)

One can major in just "writing." A general writing major offers a variety of writing classes in different genres and prepares you for many different specialties within your writing career. Some allow you to customize your experience by selecting a module that lets you concentrate on a specific niche or specialty.


2. Professional Writing

The professional writing major is similar to a general writing degree, without the more creative elements available, such as work in poetry or creative writing. This is a career-oriented writing program, and the one most recommended to aspiring freelance writers.

Professional writing can break down into specializations such as editing and publishing, digital/technical writing, and writing for non-profits.

3. Technical Writing

Technical writing, science writing, and business writing are the "user-friendly" writing careers. These writers aim to make complicated information friendly to readers.

Technical writing involves providing simplified text about complicated or specialized topics for users who need it. Your classes may focus on understanding your end user (audience). You will also learn to produce different composition formats—such as white papers, instruction manuals, assembly instructions, and technology support.

In addition, you may want to consider a combined major in technical writing and another discipline.

4. Science and Medical Writing

Science and medical writing career opportunities are growing, just like other health and STEM career fields.Science writing, science journalism, science communications and medical writing are all legitimate standalone majors for aspiring writers. Medical writing majors seem to be limited to graduate programs.

5. Business Writing

Although you can find business writing most often taught within business colleges as part of business administration programs, there are standalone majors available.

This writing major would be ideal for those looking to practice the craft within a corporate environment.

6. Creative Writing

Earning a BA in creative writing will give you the two things you need most as a writer: practice and feedback. Although creative writing may be the domain of aspiring authors, freelance writers can also make a living by writing creatively. This is a writing major that is readily available nationwide.

7. English/English Literature

This major seems to be the default when more specialized programs aren't available.

A major in English forces you to write, and then rewrite. That constant practice can hone your writing skills, and expose your writing weaknesses. The editing requirement will also help any freelance writer. A major in English will also teach you to read critically and research thoroughly.

8. Journalism

The solid skills that accompany a journalism degree are a great selling point. Of course, if you're looking to write specifically for newspapers and magazines, this is your major. This program is ubiquitous, but students may also consider specialty degrees in topics such as art journalism.

9. Publishing

There is a stand-alone major in publishing offered at many universities, but these majors seem to be for those interested in working for publishers, and are not aimed specifically at writers. Most publishing majors do offer a fair amount of editing instruction, so they could prove helpful in launching a freelance writing or freelance editing career.

10. Linguistics

An undergrad degree in linguistics will really push a student writer into the minutiae of language. You'll learn to manipulate words and syntax in a very thorough and specific way, which will bolster your writing.

Linguistics is one of the more commonly available undergrad programs.

11. Liberal Arts

A general degree in the liberal arts or humanities covers a wide range of subjects and will bolster research and writing skills, while also giving you some more specific subject matter expertise to work with.

12. Education

Since much of the education major deals with pedagogy and curriculum development, along with the development of written materials, it's a potential choice for writers who want to specialize in writing for school and reference markets.

13. Rhetoric/Rhetorical Studies

You may consider majoring in rhetoric if you're drawn to analyzing words and text, and how composition and speech ​are used to influence others, further agendas, construct narratives, or create policies.

This would be an ideal major for those interested in writing in law, policy, politics, non-profit, social justice, or related topics.

14. Theatre/Cinema Studies

If you're specifically interested in scriptwriting, screenwriting, film criticism, or arts journalism, you may want to consider theater or cinema majors that include some coursework in these topics. Cinema studies, specifically, may be housed within a larger media department or media studies

15. Communications/Mass Communications

General communications degrees are available, as well as more specific degrees like mass communications, media, or media communications.

Communications studies are sometimes more general, covering everything from television to politics to technical topics, so be sure to narrow down what you really want in your program, or look for programs that offer concentrations within the major, so that you can focus on writing aspects.

Media or media communications programs are often focused on journalism or marketing/advertising.

16. Digital Communications

As opposed to the more general communications programs described above, digital communications programs often focus on mobile, online, or interactive communications.

17. Media/New Media/Emerging Media/Social Media

Those who want to write specifically for online, interactive, or mobile platforms will want to check out these relatively new programs and degrees.

18. Marketing

Marketing is a fairly safe choice for writers hoping to concentrate on copy generation, copywriting, or some types of media/new media. It's also a great choice for writers who prefer to work within a corporate environment.

19. Advertising

Writers looking to focus on a copywriting career aren't limited to a marketing degree. Some schools offer advertising and copywriting.

20. Public Relations

A public relations degree will teach you to manage messages and effectively communicate with clients and the public—skills freelancers and other writers use daily.


Writing (General)
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Professional Writing
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Technical Writing
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Sciene and Medical Writing
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Business Writing
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Creative Writing
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English/English Literature Writing
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Journalism
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Publishing
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Linguistics
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Liberal Arts
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Education
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Rhetoric/Rhetorical Studies (boring!)
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Theatre/Cinema Studies
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Communications/Mass Communications
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Digital Communications
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Media/New Media/Emerging Media/Social Media
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Marketing (meh)
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Advertising
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Public Relations
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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for me?

You should aim for something more realistic like being a waitress or working in a shop. Something simple.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Anyway, one hater replied and is ignored. I'm looking forward to more positive support from people that haven't been sipping on Haterade drink.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

How was I hating on you? I was giving you advice. There’s no point setting yourself unrealistic goals .

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Wow. The same hater replying? Haters know no boundaries.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Based upon my limited experience, my interests and my inherent talent, I'm thinking of pursuing a degree to go into these professions

Creative Writing
Science/Medical Writing
Theatre/Cinema Studies
Public Relations
Advertising


I really want to Communications/Mass Communications though. But unfortunately right now as it is, corporate world isn't all that friendly toward professional writers that aren't Caucasian or of Asian descent.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

These are jobs for smart women like Lilith. Have you thought of getting a job as a cleaner? It’s solid work.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Lilith is copying me. Nobody cares about her if she wasn't emulating me. Therefore, if you think she's intelligent, then you think I am intelligent since I'm the model for her. Now, stfu with your racism!

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Creative writing, and ignore the haters, bro.



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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Thank you.

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You're welcome, bro.

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Since you're not sure go general, writing. You can switch later.

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Hm.. I hate switching majors. It's too difficult. Some classes you have to add and then back track.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

What is your current profession?

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

That's not what I asked you.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Public relations.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Yeah…yeah. I could definitely benefit from that degree. Thanks, Stammer.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

I feel like you would benefit the most from public relations.

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Definitely not Public Relations.

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Get your head screwed on right first. You’ll have problems getting and remaining employed if you’re as crazy as you are now. This isn’t an opinion it’s a fact.

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Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Hey, if world leaders are certifiable mentally ill then I should have no problems at all with a career as a writer. Also, I'll be keeping my baby even though I never knew it was inside of me because nobody told me, and the medical professionals kept it a secret and kept their procedures a secret even from me and lied to me because they are completely psychotic. I cannot believe stuff like this happens in the USA.

I deserve a normal life!

Re: Which writing profession would you feel/think is best for Donna/Lisa Flowers

Why was your last account banned?
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