Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.

Key Competencies * Persistence * Independence * Initiative * Innovation * Achievement/Effort * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Dependability * Integrity

Representative Tasks * Develop factors such as themes, plots, characterizations, psychological analyses, historical environments, action, and dialogue to create material. * Write fiction or nonfiction prose, such as short stories, novels, biographies, articles, descriptive or critical analyses, and essays. * Revise written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of clients, publishers, directors, or producers.


Health Care & Social Assistance, Government,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Article Writer, Author, Biographer, Blog Writer, Blogger, Book Author, Business Writer, Children's Author, Children's Book Author, Comic Book Writer, Comic Writer, Commentator, Community Blogger, Content Writer, Continuity Writer, Creative Writer, Critic, Crossword Puzzle Maker, Dramatist, Editorial Writer, Fiction and Nonfiction Author, Fiction and Nonfiction Prose Writer, Fiction Writer, Film Writer, Freelance Writer, Gag Writer, Game Author, Ghost Writer, Greeting Card Maker, Greeting Card Writer, Humorist, Journalist, Literary Writer, Lyricist, Magazine Journalist, Magazine Writer, Motivational Speaker, Movie Writer, Music Critic, Music Journalist, Novelist, Online Journalist, Play Writer, Playwright, Poem Writer, Poet, Program Writer, Publications Writer, Radio Script Writer, Scenario Writer, Screen Writer, Screenplay Writer, Script Writer, Short Story Writer, Song Writer, Songwriter, Speech Writer, Speechwriter, Sports Writer, Story Writer, Television Script Writer, Television Writer, Travel Writer, Verse Writer, Video Game Script Writer, Video Games Storywriter, Visual Journalist, Writer.