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A writer is someone who writes for a living, produces fiction,( e.g.novels, short stories, film scripts, theatre and television scripts) non-fiction (e.g. biographies, autobiographies, web material, and reference books), or poetry. Writers also work as freelancers. Study, writing, reading, fact-checking, adapting, and rewriting are typically important for a writer.

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Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.


Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication / In Any Stream

  • Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication

What you need to get started

  • Writers usually gain writing experience through on-the-job training. 

  • Writers must practise writing and work with more experienced writers and editors before their work is ready for publication.

Soft Skills

  • Language Skills

  • Communication  

  • Persistent

  • Creative

  • Eloquence

  • Imaginative

  • Curious

  • Consistency

Technical Skills

  • Grammar

  • Research 

  • User Experience

  • Language Skills

  • Understanding of SEO

  • Vocabulary