The field of Medical Writing consists of much more than transcribing notes for doctors or nurses. It takes more than an understanding of science to become a good medical writer. The medical profession includes many individuals outside of the actual medical arena.
If you are interested in getting published you are going to eventually write to an agent, publisher or editor. There is a proper format for approaching these heavy weights called a query letter. This is a formally written letter that you send to the agent or publisher before you send your written work.
A large part of getting your book published is writing a query letter. Although this has been a time honored practice, there are some writers who think they are a waste of time. These authors prefer to send their manuscript in to a publisher without any prior introduction. You may be able to get away […]
Here are some common mistakes that freelance writers make when applying for freelance writer jobs: # 1. Not Proofreading: One of the most annoying mistakes that most freelance writers make is not proofreading their application. Whether it’s a query letter, a cover letter or a resume you have to read it to check for mistakes.
Most people who have heard of writing as a career probably think it has something to do with publishing a book, writing articles for magazines or newspaper reporting. That was the truth until the age of the internet. When the World Wide Web opened up it created thousands, if not millions, of jobs for writers.
Have you been marketing yourself all over the internet and not been hired for any of the freelance writing jobs you’ve applied for? Maybe it has something to do with the way you are presenting yourself to your potential employers. There are things to do and definite things to not do when pitching a freelance […]
How to Hear Your Reviewers and Stay Calm Now that you have poured your heart and soul into creating your masterpiece and made a thing of beauty from crude letters, it is time to share it with the world. Your book is complete. The meaning of your message is clear in a format that’s fun […]
Writing isn’t easy. One thing you can do to make is a little easier is to be able to concentrate on what you are doing. If writing is difficult to begin with, don’t add any more stress. One of the easiest things to control is where you do your writing. The place must feel good […]
Your Voice Remembering that the reader is the protagonist venturing off into unknown territory, you may want to begin your book with an attention grabbing narrative to hook your reader. Here are some tips that celebrated authors use: The first thing you have to remember is to take yourself out of the way. It is […]
Critical Eyes of the Readers The voice of a book is the narrative, or the way the writer speaks to the reader. There is not one kind of voice. As many writers as there are, that’s how many voices there are. Depending on the style of book too, can influence the voice. A technical journal […]