Transitioning to a new career also takes courage, persistence and a willingness to see the world in a very different way. It’s a personal development process I call coaching your inner writer.
When you’re breaking into the health writing field, there’s a lot to learn. But when you’re established, the learning doesn’t stop.
If you’re just beginning your freelancing journey, you might be wondering if it’s worth having a niche for your writing business.
You may at times wonder if it’s acceptable to write for free to either build your portfolio or get some published experience.
Health writing is a wonderfully unique profession that allows you to work as both a freelancer or employee, either full-time or part-time.
As a writer of health and medical content, you’re working in a fairly high-risk industry.
New clients are an essential part of the business of freelancing; however, many of us forget to ask the important questions once we’re given a few basic details about our projects.
If you’re new to freelancing or have just begun your journey, you may still be wondering who your clients actually are.
Even though providing a quote for a new project may be a regular part of running a successful freelance medical writing business, it can be one of the most difficult tasks we freelancers have to do.
Whether you’re a freelance health writer or an employed medical writer, you can benefit personally and professionally by setting career goals.
Would you say you’re an efficient medical writer? Or are you a writer who is easily distracted?
While there’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach to medical writing training, the variety of learning that’s available makes it easier to work as a skilled writer in this field.
Have you been given a brief from a health client and felt confused about how to conduct research for the project?
Does your heart beat a little faster at the thought of writing your medical writer CV or resume? You’re not alone.
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