The successful applicant will be proficient in the use of imagery and the suspension of reality as we know it. Special preference will be given to those candidates who display a natural flair for living in their heads for protracted periods of time with people/places/things created entirely from their imagination.
A thorough knowledge of grammar, spelling and sentence structure is imperative. Proof of experience with the terror of the blank page is required upon an offer of employment, as this can be restricting to the process if not encountered previously on the job.
An obsessive compulsive attention to detail during the rewrite process as well as mastery of the use of pen/paper/laptop/pc/handheld recording devices.
Willingness to accept verbal abuse from publishers and agents on a regular basis without losing composure is a must.
This is a very time consuming occupation, therefore it is expected that if successful, the applicant is required to invest as much free time as possible networking with other like minded individuals, discussing the mechanics of writing and critiquing.
The capability of consuming copious amounts of caffiene and sugar while performing the daily/nightly task of creating.
If you are interested in applying for this position:
Where: Your laptop/pc/pen/paper