Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Writing Careers If you are good with words, consider one of these writing careers. Author – writes novels, short stories, essays, and other literary works Columnist – writes articles that appear regularly in newspapers and magazines Copywriter – puts together advertising copy to help companies and organizations sell their products and services Editorial Writer – writes about topics of interest in order to influence public opinion Journalist – gathers facts and information to write objective, unbiased reports for radio, newspaper, TV, and the Internet (Journalists are also referred to as reporters, newswriters, and news analysts.) Screenwriter – writes scripts and screenplays for film and television Sports Writer – writes about sporting events, sports news, and sports topics Technical Writer – creates documents that ana- lyze and explain technical and scientific information to less technical readers