As reported by the BLS, the average annual salary English language and literature postsecondary educators was $71,210 in 2015. Graduates may find work as a writer or postsecondary teacher.
Creative writing is a literary art that involves writing text that appeals to an intended audience and employs the imagination.
The introductory and advanced courses in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as playwriting and TV script writing, are some of the most sought-after offerings in the Penn State English Department.
Our undergraduates have their poems, short stories, and essays published in the student-run literary journals produced on campus by their peers, and honored by the many University-wide creative writing contests.
in Creative Writing program provides graduates with the knowledge and credentials needed to teach English and creative writing or to work in the fields of publishing, journalism or editing. A Doctor of Philosophy in Creative Writing program features a unique blend of both creative work and scholarly study of literature, including literary history and theory.
Applicants to these programs must have a bachelor's and master's degree in English or another relevant discipline.
In this lay-flat paperback workbook you’ll find 101 flash fiction writing prompts, each crafted to inspire an incredible variety of very short stories.
Some prompts instruct you to focus on setting or developing a specific character.
Allowing flexibility in the creative process also means that it’s permissible to begin one project and switch to another if inspiration strikes.
Because creative writing is unique to each writer, there are few absolute rules and guidelines.