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Posted by: Maryboyer
Created on: Nov 11 07:35 PM
Expires on: Dec 26 07:39 PM
City area: Albany, New York (USA)
*Select subject matter based on personal or public interest, or commissioned by a publisher or agent.
*Develop the technical skills of writing and maintaining originality.
*Using literary skills to develop themes and story lines, while making characters and plots believable.
*Working to tight deadlines, especially for theater, screen and radio.
*Undertaking research, including plot-lines, places, themes and characters.
*Verifying the factual content of written work.
*Conducting interviews with people either face-to-face, over the telephone or by email.
*Submitting material for publication in the required and expected format.
*Rewriting and adapting material (and sometimes the work of others) for alternative formats, e.g. adapting novels for stage or producing an e-book.
*Ghost writing - writing for others under the other person's name.
*Maintaining an active interest in the specific genre, such as novels, film, TV, radio.
*Exercising self-discipline and time management to organize writing in conjunction with developing financial management/self-employment skills.
*Encouraging and acting upon critical feedback in the most appropriate manner.
*Being prepared to rewrite and revise work (often several times) following feedback.
*Liaising with publishers, agents, script editors, producers and directors.
*Finding, pursuing and maintaining knowledge of publication opportunities.
*Attending courses and participating in workshops to improve and build upon writing skills.
*Appearing at public readings and book signings, schools, libraries, colleges and literary festivals.
*Teaching in higher and further education and privately.
*Private online creative writing tuition.
*Private critiquing service to aspiring writers.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATION
*Excellent written communication.
*A good grasp of narrative.
*Awareness of audiences.
*Passion for writing.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested applicant should forward their CV to this email address firstname.lastname@example.org
And would be contacted in the next 12hours