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What do writers earn?

In my university writing classes my students frequently ask me what they can expect to earn. Well this varies depending on the kind of writing they intend to do.  Below, I have outlined the main areas of work for a writer. Note these are British rates. For American writers please consult the Writers’ Guild of America. For other writers, consult the relevant writing body in your country. Note too that I am not covering copywriting or business writing in this discussion (ask your favourite search engine instead). Continue reading ‘What do writers earn?’