What can I do (Roles Available) ?

Fiction and Non-fiction Author
Freelance Writer
Creative Writer

Where can I work?

  • NA
  • Jaico Publishing House
  • Westland Publications
  • Penguin Random House India
  • Rupa Publications
  • Hachette India
  • Aleph Book Company
  • HarperCollins Publishers India
  • Pan Macmillan India
  • Scholastic India
  • Pothi
  • Pustak Mahal
  • S. Chand Publishing
  • Independent Creative Writer
  • NA


Possible fame.
Ample space of learning and improving language skills while earning.
The ability to make a living doing something you enjoy and love
Entertaining people with your material
Working a schedule you choose, from a location you choose
Potentially lucrative income
Connecting and talking to people throughout the world via internet.


Subjective nature of writing often leads to disagreements between writers, editors and publishers.
Potential lack of social interaction while working
Completing a writing assignment is time consuming
Not get paid enough.
The journey of a writer is not straight like other professional, it has ups and downs, twists and dead ends sometimes.
Self-employed writers almost never receive job benefits like insurance, retirement benefit from their clients.
There is strong competition for jobs and clients, due to high interest in the occupation and low barriers to entry to this profession

Key Skills Required

Strong communication skills
Writing ability
A unique voice
Strong influences
A knack for words
Attention to detail
Working knowledge of grammar and syntax

What Should I study ?

Pathway 1
Class XII in any stream; Bachelor's in Journalism & Mass Communication; MA (Journalism & Mass Communication).
Pathway 2
Class XII in any stream; BA (English); MA (Journalism & Mass Communication).
Pathway 3
Class XII in any stream; Graduation in any discipline; Certificate in Creative Writing.

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