Author is a person who writes a book, article, or document. His profession is book writing.

Career Options

  • - Novelist - Blogger - Journalist - Columnist - Speech writer - Script writer - Play writer

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - The Ability to Communicate - The Power of Observation - Reasoning and Problem Solving - Knowledge of Grammar
  • Spelling
  • and Punctuation - Fearlessness

Courses to be pursued

  • Graduation and Post graduation in communication or English

Top Colleges

  • Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, Kolkata Address: 188, Raja S C Mullick Road, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032 Phone: 033 24146666 Website:
  • Hindustan College of Arts and Science Address: Hindustan College of Arts & Science Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Padur, Kelembakkam, (OMR) Chennai - 603 103 Phone: + 044-2747 4671 / 2747 5249 Website:

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. Always work indoors.

Top Companies

  • Jaico Publishing House Address: 194, Patpar Ganj Indl. Area, Delhi - 110 092 Phone: 011- 2214 4204 / 2214 4205 Website:
  • Times of India Address: 7, Times House, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Times Of India, Delhi - 110103 Phone: 011 23302000 Website:

Successful Persons

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is a versatile personality as he is an Indian Author, a columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker. He is the writer of various Novels like Half Girlfriend, One Night At The Call Centre etc. Chetan Bhagat was an IITian but currently he writes columns for Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar.

Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna is the wife of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and also she is an Indian author, newspaper columnist, film producer, former film actress and interior designer. Her First Book Mr. Funny Bones was amongst the best seller and the second, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad in was also a hit. Along with novels Twinkle also writes Columns.

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