Take your stories to the next level by studying Creative Writing at Austin Community College. You’ll learn about plot structure, effective literary devices, and helpful editing practices. Whether you’re a screenwriter, children’s author, or a genre-bender, ACC has you covered.
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While the publishing industry is highly competitive, writing skills can be a great advantage in almost any career. Wordsmiths often create content for advertising campaigns, books, magazines, movies, television, social media, and more. Check out some career possibilities below.
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Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
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# people are employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers. This number is expected to # over the next four years.
ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. ACC's Fast Track Career Certificates will give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.