As the next generation of doctors enters the field in our social media era, there’s never been a more challenging and exciting time to be a health professional.
Joining professional medical writing associations is a fantastic way to stay connected to the medical writing industry and network with other writers.
As I thought back to the first day I knew I wanted to take the plunge and work freelance in health writing, I realised there were many lessons, mistakes and rewards I had encountered in one year that could be helpful for other health writers.
In addition to your skills as a clinician involved in face-to-face care – there is a huge market for your words as well.
You may not realise that there are many opportunities for health & medical writing work beyond specific industry roles.
Do you have an idea for a health article but don’t know how to take the next step? Are you looking for ways to share your passion for health with others?
Here are some coaching principles to help you conduct expert interviews with ease and have some fun in the process, as well.
An up-to-date portfolio of relevant health writing work is an essential component of your health writing toolkit.
What do Bieber and health writing have in common? Read on to find out.
If a client contacted you about writing a website for their cardiology practice, what would your first move be?
Understanding the health writing industry means keeping up-to-date with the trends, opportunities and issues that impact the medical industry as well as the writing industry.
Before you start working on any writing project – whether it’s an article, a blog post, an eDetailer or an entire eBook – you’ll need to spend time defining the requirements as well as the scope of work.
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.