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    I have a passion for writing, reading, books and particularly non-fiction literature. However, I have not studied the subject in education as I developed my skill through my technology degree such as creating blogs and such.

    However, what else can I do with my writing skills apart from freelance writing/blogging?

    What about publishing? Teaching/tutoring?
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    you can write

    words

    on paper

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    but seriously, you should try doing an English course which involves creative writing or another form of writing
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    (Original post by AnEvolvedApe)
    I have a passion for writing, reading, books and particularly non-fiction literature. However, I have not studied the subject in education as I developed my skill through my technology degree such as creating blogs and such.

    However, what else can I do with my writing skills apart from freelance writing/blogging?

    What about publishing? Teaching/tutoring?
    You can do all of those things. By publishing do you mean writing books or going into the publication sector and working in journalism, newspapers, magazines and websites?

    I've worked in online publishing since my A-level days without any writing qualifications (well, except GCSE English Lit and Lang).
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    You can do all of those things. By publishing do you mean writing books or going into the publication sector and working in journalism, newspapers, magazines and websites?

    I've worked in online publishing since my A-level days without any writing qualifications (well, except GCSE English Lit and Lang).
    Yes. I am wondering if there are ways of getting into a publishing company of some sort.
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    Publishing is a good idea and would suit you, but it is quite hard to get into. Getting some kind of work experience would be the key here. My family member studied English at university and did a lot of activities like running the student newspaper. Within three months of graduating, she managed to land a fixed contract job at an educational publishers, where she picked up a lot of skills. At the end, her contract was never extended so she moved back home. She spent seven months applying for publishing jobs before she found a new job.
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    Hi! Just like you I've always had a passion for writing and when I was 16 (I'm 19 now) I started volunteering for a magazine run by young people in my town. This gave me the freedom to write about whatever I wanted, develop my writing through feedback from my peers and start to produce content for online, such as writing scripts for videos and social media.

    Social media is actually a really good place to start as you have to be concise and get the point across effectively, especially if it's on Twitter where it's 240 words or less. I am a social media apprentice and have been since I left college last year, but within my role I also have a lot of flexibility. My company have picked up on my writing skills that I've been developing since 16 and have asked me to write a few awards applications for them (some of which have been successful!) and even press releases, blogs and this year's annual report.

    So you can actually do quite a lot with writing. I really enjoy corporate copywriting (writing formal articles for businesses) as it gives me a subject and statistics to work with. I also still post with the magazine and write about whatever I want. I'd look into marketing or social media apprenticeships in an area you're interested in, such as social media for gaming, makeup, media, whatever you enjoy.
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    Have you considered content marketing?
 
 
 
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