For freelance writers, new client relationships are exciting – but they can also be daunting, test your communication skills and place you outside of your comfort zone. That said, you can make long-lasting friendships with your clients – and, if you’re lucky, your clients can become your ‘real-life’ friends, too.
Subcontracting is an effective way for writers to gain experience and grow their freelance businesses – but it’s not always easy. Here’s what you need to know about outsourcing your work and being a subcontractor.
So, you’ve chosen health as your writing niche. But what if I told you that health writing isn’t a niche?
Are you keen to be a freelance health writer but have no idea how to start or where to find your first freelance writing job? Or, are you stuck in a freelance marketplace battleground and getting nowhere? The good news is that there’s plenty of work available for freelance health & medical writers. And, here’s […]
This essential guide includes dozens of links to my top blogs and resources for becoming a successful health writer and writing high-quality, engaging health content.
Ready to take the leap and become a freelance health writer? Read on and discover everything you need to know about becoming a freelancer.
This health blogging guide contains my top resources for aspiring bloggers. The guide is perfect for you if you want to start a health blog or write health blogs as a freelance writer for clients and employers.
Whether you’re an aspiring or professional freelance writer, career growth is a key – and ongoing – consideration. Here are some questions to help you think about your future options.
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.
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.