how to become a writer
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Many people are following this advise these days. People from all professions are exploring their love for writing. Internet has opened another avenue for writers where-in people are turning bloggers and are fulfilling their desire to write. Some people begin as short story writers or tales from a young age and some take the plunge of writing complete novels sometimes in the middle of their careers. Many are experimenting with different writing styles and techniques. There are a lot of avenues available in copy writing, biographies, memoirs and writing content for websites. Script writing for films and TV Serials is also in huge demand.
Writing is a craft and like other crafts the success of the craftsman depends on his individual style and acceptance by the readers. While there is no entry barrier to be a writer but honing one’s skills with courses in Fine Arts especially MFA in creative writing and MA in journalism, literature or related fields is advisable. One must read a lot and if possible meet writers at book festival and launches. Who knows one may begin as a assistant or may get opportunity to ghost write before writing the bestselling novel. Good command over language and vocabulary is an essential requirement.