My career in writing


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My career in writing

  1. 1. My Career in Writing<br />By: Isabella Lennon<br />
  2. 2. Education and training<br />Writers require a minimum bachelors degree. <br />If they go back, they may make more money.<br />
  3. 3. Salary<br />Writers in Maryland tend to make an annual of $52,600 and $25.29 an hour. <br />As an average in the U.S, writers make $24,320, to $46,420, to$89,940+ depending on their experience. <br />
  4. 4. What they DO in the career<br />Writers develop ideas and writer for media. <br />Novelists make stories to be published. <br />Novelists stories are mainly based on real life experiences or news events with new characters, settings, and plots. <br />
  5. 5. What SCAN skills are needed for this career?<br />The SCAN skills needed are Writing, Listening, Creativity, Thinking, and Communication. <br />
  6. 6. J.K. Rowling, Writer<br />Name, Joan Rowling. The K. was added to make it sound good.(Literally)<br />Best Known for her Harry Potter series sold world wide.<br />The book has sold over 14 million copies!<br />
  7. 7. What SCANS skills does she use in her career<br />The SCAN skills J.K. Rowling uses in her career are Writing, Cultural Diversity, Self Management, Responsibility, Creative Thinking, and Visualization.<br />
  8. 8. Extra interesting facts<br />The K in J.K Rowling stands for her grandmas name, Kathleen. <br />When the editor said she should chose a middle name, that’s what she thought of.<br /> J.K Rowling has a Sister named Di.<br />The Amount of Harry Potter books sold are enough to rap around the earth twice!<br />
  9. 9. Works Sited:<br />Rowling, J.K. J.K.Rowling Official Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2010.      <>. <br />"Writers." Careers in Focus. 3rd ed. New York: Infobase Publishing, 2007.      165-175. Print.<br />"Writers and Authors." Careeronestop. U. S. Department of Labor, n.d. Web. 31      Mar. 2010. <>. <br />