How to become a writer

There are many jobs in writing, in loads of different industries - from music to magazines and from poetry to TV programmes.

Here are some young people who have used their writing skills to shape their careers.

Emily: freelance writer
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Gail: junior copywriter
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Jon: Songwriter (including for Kylie!)
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Danny and Sarah: Songwriters
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Jade Bird: Singer-songwriter
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How I became a football magazine editor
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