Thinking about your writing future and freelance career growth? If you’ve been freelancing for a while, you may be wondering: ‘Where to from here?’ Or, if you’re just starting out as a freelancer, perhaps you’re already setting your long-term goals. Whether you’re an aspiring or professional freelance writer, career growth is a key – and […]
At AMWA 2018, a hundred or so health and medical communicators gathered in Melbourne for two days to explore the theory behind the concept of integrity in medical communication. Delegates from Australia and New Zealand heard from science communicators, journal editors, news reporters, content marketers and business owners about how to maintain integrity in challenging […]
If you’re contemplating a move from working as an employed health writer to working for yourself, it’s important to realise the magnitude of this decision. Working as a freelance health writer has the potential to change your hours, job purpose and even personal life.
What does the future hold for the health writing industry this year? Are we in good shape, and where are the opportunities? Read on to find out.
This question reminds me of the chicken and egg situation. How do you get experience if everyone wants someone with experience?
Confidence is a common concern for writers. So, is it possible to build self-assurance and courage, and which methods really work?
While confidence and perseverance are important, there are a few other mindset attributes that – I believe – will help you tremendously in your writing life.
Oh yes they did. Last week, someone contacted me looking for writers and offered $25 per 350-word article.
Want to learn more about what medical copywriting involves – so you can work out whether it’s a suitable career choice for you?
Here are few tips to help you manage your freelancing health writing career and your parenting obligations.
Even the most experienced writers will feel trepidation when starting new projects or work – here’s how to control those nervous thoughts.
If you haven’t yet developed a business plan for client retention, it helps to have some strategies in place for securing your freelance income from your existing business.
Do you really need a writing degree to be a health writer – and, if so, how does a degree help you?
These strategies for preventing negative feedback will help you reduce the risk of client and customer complaints.
How to start networking and build lifelong connections (and friends) in the health writing industry.