Do you love to write but don't know how to make a living as a writer? Many people think that the only way to make a living as a writer is to write books or to sell freelance articles to magazines. There are many more options out there for writers! This class explains the field of business writing, a realistic way for writers to make a very good living. If you are looking for a way to make a living as a writer, one of the great things about business writing is that you don't need experience to get a job as a business writer. This class explains five different types of business writing: technical writing, marketing writing, nonprofit writing, science writing, and proposal writing. You will learn the basics of each of these fields, what background experience (if any) is required, special skills that are useful for each field, and how to tell if you are a good fit for the field. The second part of the course explains how to break into each of these fields--even if you don't have any experience.
Join me for a look at a stable and challenging career option for writers!
I love books and love to read! I'm the founder of Rocket City Books, a small publishing company dedicated to publishing quality books and providing outstanding training resources for writers and authors.
I have more than 25 years of experience working as a professional writer and editor. I've written magazine articles for national publications such as Fine Gardening. I've written 1,000 page manuals for software companies and marketing materials for telecommunication firms. I've designed and written copy for dozens of websites.
However, my real passion has always been books. I've written my own books, and I've also helped clients design and create beautiful books of their own. My book Fern Cave about the history of the discovery and exploration of my favorite cave in Alabama received very positive reviews and won a silver medal in the Independent Book Publisher's Association annual book competition for small publishers.
I have years of experience in the writing and publishing world. I'm passionate about helping self-published authors create incredible books and helping authors succeed.
Jennifer Pinkley has over 20 years of experience working as a professional business writer, both as an employee and as a freelance consultant. She will share her wealth of knowledge and experience breaking into new writing career paths. She also has experience hiring writers and will share with you how to effectively break into a new writing career field.
Business writing is a stable and lucrative career. Find out how to break into a career where you can write and make a good living!