Very good question you think? Before you answer the question, take a look at the blog post. The author brings up some good points to get you thinking a little.
Do you need to specialize in subject matter to be a successful writer or editor? You’ll get different answers from publishing professionals, and both “Yes” and “No” are correct. The devil’s in the details.
If you have a master’s degree or a doctorate in a particular discipline, and you’re a good writer, you will likely be in demand for your combination of subject-matter expertise, reportorial aptitude, and writing ability. Even if you lack a higher degree (or any degree), you can still develop a reputation for knowing a subject and writing well about it — it’ll just take more effort to get to that point.
Consider, too, that specializing in one topic does not....
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