The Career Of A Speech Writer

April 17th, 2014 by

Individuals who love the written word and have an aptitude for writing could be very happy in a career as a speech writer. Working directly with top business executives and politicians, speech writers determine what themes, points, messages or positions that individual should cover in a particular speech.[...] Read More...

A Career In Journalism – Help Shape Our View Of The World

April 10th, 2014 by

Many journalists have very interesting and exciting careers. Their job is to inform the general public about events and news happening locally, nationally and internationally. They report the news for magazines, newspapers, television stations, websites and radio stations. As a result, a journalist can often have a profound effect on the way others view the world around them. One only has to look at how investigative journalism has made us more aware of environmental issues to see the truth in this statement.[...] Read More...

Top Ten Student Bloggers You Should Get to Know

April 4th, 2014 by

AOC-Top-Student-Blogger-AwardThere is nothing quite like the college experience, regardless of which college or university you attend. Today’s students have the opportunity to share their experiences with other students in more ways than ever before, but especially through blogs and social media. The great thing about sharing experiences is that you never know how much your thoughts and perspectives will impact someone else.[...] Read More...

Increasing Demand For Technical Writers Ensures Above Average Pay

March 13th, 2014 by

There are probably millions of people around the world who dream of becoming the next Ernest Hemingway or William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, the reality is that only the best of the best ever manage to make a full-time career in this very competitive field.  Luckily, there are other options for those who love writing. One of them is a career as a technical writer. The job of a technical writer is to translate difficult-to-understand technical language into laymen’s terms so that people who are not technically inclined can understand it.[...] Read More...

How to Become a Technical Writer Online

October 8th, 2013 by

Technical Writer Although most people think of a writer as someone who spends their time crafting magazine articles or perhaps novels, the reality is that the world of writing is a lot more diverse. Every time that you read an instruction manual or perhaps even the back of a cereal box, remember that someone, somewhere, made a living by writing those words for you to read.[...] Read More...

Should You Earn an Online Journalism Degree?

January 18th, 2013 by

JournalismMany people believe that individuals are either skilled in math and science or skilled in reading and writing. For the second group, or those who excel in language and communication, a career as a journalist may be a great fit. Journalists spend much of their time investigating stories, researching individuals, writing articles and editing written work.[...] Read More...

Your Guide to Becoming a Technical Writer

January 10th, 2013 by

Technical WriterAlthough most people are aware of what a writer does, not as many people know about technical writers. Unlike those who write magazine articles or novels, a technical writer is someone who turns technical and advanced data into something that can be easily understood. Technical writers are the people who write instruction manuals for complicated devices, grant proposals for nonprofit agencies and even contracts for mergers and acquisitions. In a nutshell, working as a technical writer is very focused and detailed work. While it requires extensive communication skills and a detail-oriented personality, it does not typically need much creativity or artistic license.[...] Read More...

Become a Better Writer With a MFA in Creative Writing

August 10th, 2012 by

Creative WritingIf you work as a professional writer, or you do a lot of written communication in your current field of employment, you may begin to wish that you could come up with the written content on your own. Instead of writing product descriptions or detailed correspondence to clients, your own dream might be to write a novel, a book of poems or an original screenplay.[...] Read More...