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Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.

Career Options

  • •Greeting Card Author •Comic Book Writer •Novelist •Creativity Coach •Writing Coach •Advertising (Creative) •Screenwriter •Songwriter (Lyricist) •Freelance Short Fiction Writer •Creative Writing Instructor •Legacy Writer (write people’s bios and family histories) •Ghostwriter •Travel Writer (if you travel) •Article Writer (write
  • submit
  • repeat) •Columnist •Video Game Writer (includes storytelling/fiction!) •Personal Poet (write personalized poems for weddings
  • funerals
  • childbirths
  • etc.) •Playwright •Blogger (don’t tell me you don’t have a blog yet!) •Creative Writing Consultant

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- Bachelor Degree

Personal Skills

  • •Writing talent •Originality •Ability to work independently •Self-promotion abilities •Excellent understanding of language •Good understanding of poetic voice •Poetic style and structure

Courses to be pursued

  • Certificate courses in creative writing Diploma in creative writing Bachelor's degree programs in English Bachelor’s Degree Programs In journalism Bachelor’s Degree Programs in communications Master’s degree programs in English Master’s Degree Programs In journalism Master’s Degree Programs in communications

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication IIMC enjoys pride of place in mass communication education, training and research. This is also reflected in various evaluation studies undertaken by media and professional bodies year after year. Address Indian Institute of Mass Communication JNU new campus, Aruna Asif Ali Road, New Delhi - 110067, India. Phone: 26742920/60
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE) through its study centers across the country. This program includes training in feature articles, short stories, scripts for TV and radio, and poetry. Address IGNOU Main Road, Maidan Garhi, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110030 Phone- 011 2957 1000 Email-
  • Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan ESTABLISHED IN 1958, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages is one of the oldest institutions in the Capital City offering intensive courses in foreign languages. Address Near Metro Station, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001 Ph- 011 2338 2005

Working Conditions

•Talk to others by telephone, e-mail, and in person. They also write letters and memos, but less frequently. •Have a medium level of social contact. •They interview people and talk to clients, but also work alone while writing. Creative writers who are self-employed have a much lower level of contact. •Are somewhat responsible for the work done by others, especially other copy writers. •May occasionally be placed in conflict situations. This is especially true for copy writers.

Top Companies

  • Fuzion Productions BC 103 Samarpally, Kolkata, West Bengal, India- 700102 Email- techsupport@fusion
  • Samani Info Systems 106 Kumbh Complexes, Near Parijaat Residency, Sadhu Vasvani Road, 360001, Rajkot, Gujarat 360001 Ph- 095745 75456
  • Pvt Ltd 33 & 33A, Rama Road, Industrial Area, Near Kirti Nagar Metro Station, New Delhi, 110015 Ph- +91-11-41428131/34

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