By Diane Lindsey Reeves;Lindsey Clasen
For children who exhibit a knack for turning a word, the written note can supply many pleasing occupation offerings in a few fields, comparable to e-book publishing, journalism, and library technology. "Career rules for children Who Like Writing, moment variation" bargains a very redesigned and up-to-date hands-on travel of the various profession techniques to be had in a couple of fascinating fields. delivering step by step self-assessment by way of a chain of task profiles, this clean new consultant covers the entire fundamentals and gives assets for extra learn. wide images and illuminating interviews also are integrated to assist teenagers locate how you can discover their strategies as capability writing-related execs. The occupation profiles contain: writer; booklet manufacturer; editor; freelance author; journalist; librarian; literary agent; and publicist
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Make up new words to your favorite songs ❏ 80. Take a hike and name the different kinds of trees, birds, or flowers ❏ 81. Referee intramural basketball games ❏ 82. Join the school debate team ❏ 83. Make a poster with postcards from all the places you went on your summer vacation ❏ 84. Write down stories that your grandparents tell you about when they were young Discover #6: Calculate the Clues Now is your chance to add it all up. Each of the 12 boxes on the following pages contains an interest area that is common to both your world and the world of work.
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