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"Poet-Lyricist-Creative Writer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Poet-Lyricist-Creative Writer"

1) Revise written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of clients, publishers, directors, or producers.

2) Choose subject matter and suitable form to express personal feelings and experiences or ideas, or to narrate stories or events.

3) Prepare works in appropriate format for publication, and send them to publishers or producers.

4) Write fiction or nonfiction prose such as short stories, novels, biographies, articles, descriptive or critical analyses, and essays.

5) Develop factors such as themes, plots, characterizations, psychological analyses, historical environments, action, and dialogue, to create material.

6) Confer with clients, editors, publishers, or producers to discuss changes or revisions to written material.

7) Conduct research to obtain factual information and authentic detail, using sources such as newspaper accounts, diaries, and interviews.

8) Write words to fit musical compositions, including lyrics for operas, musical plays, and choral works.

9) Write humorous material for publication, or for performances such as comedy routines, gags, and comedy shows.

 

 

11) Follow appropriate procedures to get copyrights for completed work.

12) Write narrative, dramatic, lyric, or other types of poetry for publication.


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13) Attend book launches and publicity events, or conduct public readings.

14) Adapt text to accommodate musical requirements of composers and singers.

15) Teach writing classes.

16) Collaborate with other writers on specific projects.

Job Description for "Poet-Lyricist-Creative Writer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  27-3043.05