Being a writer/author doesn't mean just writing books; there are many job opportunities that require a writer/author and have nothing to do with writing a book.
Here are some them.
Script writer/Screenplay writer
Script writer/Screenplay writer create scripts for movies and television. They may produce original stories, characters, and dialogue, or turn a book into a movie or television script. Some may produce content for radio broadcasts and other types of performance.
Journalist write articles and reports on current events. For more information, see the profile on reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts.
Playwrights write scripts for theatrical productions. They come up with a concept, write lines for actors to say, produce stage direction for actors to follow, and suggest ideas for theatrical set design.
Songwriters compose music and lyrics for songs. They may write and perform their own songs or sell their work to a music publisher. They sometimes work with a client to produce advertising themes, jingles, and slogans, and they may be involved in marketing the product or service.
Copywriters prepare advertisements to promote the sale of a good or service. They often work with a client to produce written content, such as advertising themes, jingles, and slogans.
Novelists write books of fiction, creating characters and plots that may be imaginary or based on real events.
Biographers write a thorough account of a person’s life. They gather information from interviews and research about the person to accurately portray important events in that person's life.
Bloggers write posts to a web log (shortened to “blog”) that usually pertain to any topic or a specific field, such as fashion, news, or sports.
Generalists write about any topic of interest, unlike writers who usually specialize in a given field.
Being a writer is a nice way to express your creativity through writing. Being able to work with a team of people who are willing to help make your dreams come true. Even if your not writing your own story you still are able to add your own "flare" to your work. Something that shows you written it.
Not a lot is required to become one. All you need is a bright mind and a Bachelor's degree.
The earning is about $30 an hour / $60,250 a year and the job outlook is 2%.
All it takes is just come patience's and hard work!