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.
Ah productivity tips! Everyone is fluttering around them like teenage boys around the new pretty girl at school. Major online publications and business magazine are full to brim with them.
So you want to earn six figures as a freelance writer. Is that an achievable goal, or are you dreaming?
Since I began writing, I’ve always been, well, a little scared of sending my first draft to my clients.
Medical writing. Health writing. Same same but different?