Creative writing is about artistically sharing emotions, thoughts, and opinions on a subject; not just relaying information. Courses include American literature, editing and proofing, fundamentals of writing, world literature, Shakespeare, screenwriting fundamentals, fiction fundamentals, writing nonfiction, and poetry writing. Creative writing covers both nonfiction and fiction, but the predominant types of creative writing are poetry and fiction, which includes novels, short stories, novellas, and flash fiction. Playwriting, screenwriting, journaling, and memoirs are other typical forms.
Students will learn how to use written language to communicate more clearly in their professional and personal lives and move beyond proficient mechanics to writing craftily in an attempt to evoke emotions and express points of view. Careers for creative writers?outside of being a creative writer?include blogger, journalist, composition teacher, copywriter, scriptwriter, and novelist. Creative writers must understand the importance of deadlines and have well-researched writing samples in order to move up the career ladder. The median annual wage of writers and authors was more than $50,000 in May 2010. Religious, professional, and civic industries employed the most writers followed by newspapers and book industries. Creative writers may also be freelance writers. Freelance writers are self-employed individuals who make a living selling their content to publishers. They may simultaneously work on multiple assignments for numerous companies depending on individual financial goals.
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus offers 2 Creative Writing degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a outlying town. In 2019, 28 Creative Writing students graduated with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Master's degrees.
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus offers 5 Creative Writing degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 54 Creative Writing students graduated with students earning 31 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Certificates, 11 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH||20 : 1||19,716|
|Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH||23 : 1||17,733|
|University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH||28 : 1||39,263|
|Ohio University-Main Campus Athens, OH||27 : 1||27,367|
|Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH||29 : 1||27,716|
|Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH||30 : 1||12,110|
|Oberlin College Oberlin, OH||9 : 1||2,863|
|University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH||28 : 1||17,600|
|Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH||28 : 1||15,433|
|Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH||15 : 1||3,504|
|Ashland University Ashland, OH||27 : 1||5,091|
|Ohio Northern University Ada, OH||13 : 1||2,958|
|The University of Findlay Findlay, OH||21 : 1||4,714|
|Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware, OH||12 : 1||1,494|
|Otterbein University Westerville, OH||17 : 1||2,853|
|Capital University Columbus, OH||20 : 1||3,226|
|Hiram College Hiram, OH||20 : 1||1,284|
|Mount Saint Joseph University Cincinnati, OH||21 : 1||2,100|
|Malone University Canton, OH||20 : 1||1,524|
|Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH||24 : 1||219|