Education and training Writers require a minimum bachelors degree. If they go back, they may make more money.
Salary Writers in Maryland tend to make an annual of $52,600 and $25.29 an hour. As an average in the U.S, writers make $24,320, to $46,420, to$89,940+ depending on their experience.
What they DO in the career Writers develop ideas and writer for media. Novelists make stories to be published. Novelists stories are mainly based on real life experiences or news events with new characters, settings, and plots.
What SCAN skills are needed for this career? The SCAN skills needed are Writing, Listening, Creativity, Thinking, and Communication.
J.K. Rowling, Writer Name, Joan Rowling. The K. was added to make it sound good.(Literally) Best Known for her Harry Potter series sold world wide. The book has sold over 14 million copies!
What SCANS skills does she use in her career The SCAN skills J.K. Rowling uses in her career are Writing, Cultural Diversity, Self Management, Responsibility, Creative Thinking, and Visualization.
Extra interesting facts The K in J.K Rowling stands for her grandmas name, Kathleen. When the editor said she should chose a middle name, that’s what she thought of. J.K Rowling has a Sister named Di. The Amount of Harry Potter books sold are enough to rap around the earth twice!
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