A writer is a person who writes in different styles and techniques in order to communicate their ideas to everyone. A writer may be a novelist, short stories writer, poet, playwright, essayist, copywriter, editor, journalist, etc. They can produce many reading materials such as genres, fictional or non-fictional. An editor generally edits the material before publication. They can work on journals, newspapers or any other form of material.
There is a wide gate opened in the world of writing for writers. Writers can be employed as editors, journalists, playwrights, poet, satirist, librettist, lyricist, screenwriter, speechwriter, biographer, critic, encyclopaedist, essayist, historian, lexicographer, researcher, translator, blogger, columnist, diarist, memoirist, report writer, scribe, novelist, etc. They might be hired by companies on high pay scales or they can have their own stand in the creative world of writers. Copywriters might be hired as a freelancer temporarily or can be hired by agencies on a permanent basis. There is a strong competition amongst editors for seeking jobs in newspaper and magazine companies. They can even work from home for companies and organisations in online mode.
The salary prospect obviously varies with the genre of writing. Initially, the writers may be paid with Rs. 8000 to 10000 per month. It highly depends upon the organisation or company they are working for. Their pay scale may increase rapidly with their experience and contribution. A freelancer has the biggest opportunity to earn more. The publishing houses generally hire writers and pay them according to the contract which can be in 5 figures as well, and it is a big deal. Yes, one can say that sky is the limit for the writers when we talk about salary prospects.
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