being an author

well...here it is.

WHAT AUTHORS DO

Authors write stories, articles, ads, and television and movies scripts. They research what the want to write about.

WHERE THEY WORK

Most authors work in there homes or in inspiring places.

HOW TO BECOME AN AUTHOR

Some authors don't need formal training. Others go to college and usually get a degree in journalism, English, or philosophy, and others hire agents.

PAY

The median annual pay for a book author is $47,239.

JOB OUTLOOK

This occupation is projected to grow only 3% from now until 2022, which is slower than all other jobs. There are a lot of authors and books, and it's hard to make a breakthrough of popularity.

Sources

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Media-and-Communication/Wri...

http://www.ehow.com/how_2308324_become-author.html

http://www.ehow.com/about_5046248_kind-education-n...

http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Writer%2f_...


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