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15 Things You’ll Never Hear Creative Writing Graduates Say

Once you’ve graduated with a degree in Creative Writing, there are some things it’s unlikely you will ever say.

1. “I gave thorough consideration to my future job prospects when choosing my degree.”

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2. “I really feel like I’ve set myself up for a life full of financial stability and career security with all that creative writing.”

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3. “The whole course has provided me with all the skills required to be successful in business.”

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4. “I mean, it’s so great that knowing the difference between point of view and perspective will come in handy for any career.”

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5. “Not to mention all the commercial awareness I have now.”

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6. “Writing poems inspired by trees is absolutely a transferable skill.”

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7. “Having control over the lives of my characters has really helped me to develop legitimate leadership abilities.”

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8. “Writing dark, slightly depressing poetry alone in my room has provided me with excellent communication skills.”

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9. “My knowledge of the syllabic rhythm of a villanelle is proving incredibly useful in my everyday life.”

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10. “I’m sure that my future boss will ask me to distinguish between the structure of a Petrachan and a Shakespearean sonnet on a regular basis.”

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11. “My ability to summarize the 7 basic plot structures of any given narrative absolutely compensates for the fact that I’m unemployed.”

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12. “No, I can’t figure out the financial budget of a professional project but that’s okay I because can describe it using figurative language.”

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13. “Yeah, I developed loads of really sophisticated computer-based skills during my degree.”

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14. “Of course teaching other people to write creatively doesn’t currently feel like my only viable career choice.”

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15. “Thanks to creative writing, I know precisely what I am doing with my life.”

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One thing you definitely will hear them say, though: “I don’t regret a second of it.”

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