Novelist

By Karina Maciel

Who needs the services of a novelist?

The services of a novelist are needed by different types of people. Some novelists write books to entertain people, whereas others write to inform people of different things that are going on.


"Novelist." College Foundation of North Carolina. 2015 Bridges Transitions, Inc., 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <https://access.bridges.com/cx/careers/WhatTheyDo.do?quizId=1675327032&occupationId=1687>.

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A work day in the life of a novelist...

Different novelists have different routines. Most work from home, where they can sit in front of a computer, typing away for up to five hours. How many pages a novelist writes for their book a day depends on how long they work on it.


Clare, Cassandra. "What Is a Typical Day like for a Writer?" Cassandra Clare. Cassandra Clare, LLC, 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. <http://www.cassandraclare.com/faq/what-is-a-typical-day-like-for-a-writer/>.

The education required to be a novelist:

To be a novelist you need to major in English and get at least a bachelor's degree, which requires at least four years of college. You can get this degree by taking creative writing programs and English classes, which most colleges offer.


"Creative Writer Job Description and Requirements." Study.com. Study.com. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.<http://study.com/articles/Creative_Writer_Job_Description_and_Requirements.html>.

Why would someone want to be a novelist?

I think someone would want to be a novelist because they are creative and have lots of good ideas. If you want to be a novelist you should also be a good writer.


"Creative Writer Job Description and Requirements." Study.com. Study.com. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.<http://study.com/articles/Creative_Writer_Job_Description_and_Requirements.html>.

What is the toughest demand for this career field?

The toughest demand for this career field is the waiting for your book to be published. If your book doesn't get published, then you have to try again.


"Creative Writer Job Description and Requirements." Study.com. Study.com. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.<http://study.com/articles/Creative_Writer_Job_Description_and_Requirements.html>.

What personality traits are best to have to be a novelist?

Some personality traits that are best to have to be a novelist are creativity. Novelists also should have patience because sometimes they have to wait months before they can get their books published. It's also good to have lots of self-esteem to be a novelist.


"Creative Writer Job Description and Requirements." Study.com. Study.com. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. <http://study.com/articles/Creative_Writer_Job_Description_and_Requirements.html>.

Current events about this career field:

The North Carolina Writers' Network is hosting a 2015 Spring Conference at UNCG. At the conference, published and unpublished authors will expand their knowledge about writing and publishing on the market.


"Spring Conference 2015 (Greensboro)." Spring Conference 2015 (Greensboro). North Carolina Writers' Network, 1 Jan. 2015. Web. 31 Mar. 2015. <http://ncwriters.org/2014-01-07-18-05-50/conferences/6372-spring-2015>

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