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Elizabeth Hanes
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Registered Nurse. Freelance health & medical writer. Superpower: turns nurses into writers.
Registered Nurse. Freelance health & medical writer. Superpower: turns nurses into writers.

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Here's your chance to pick the brain of a successful freelance nurse writer in an affordable one-hour coaching session.

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The March newsletter (going out by email on 3/1/15) contains an interview with successful nurse writer Marijke Vroomen Durning. Please feel free to post your comments and questions below. I’ll do my best to answer all of them!

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January is the time of year when everyone dives into fitness. And why not? The new year offers you a fresh slate. Erase all the negative memories of last year’s healthy living resolutions that wound up drowning in a tub of Blue Bell Magic Cookie Bar ice…

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I’ve been riffing on the concept of January as the time of year when people resolve to get fit, eat healthy and exercise more. Let’s take the metaphor further. As a nurse you know the value of physical fitness. As a writer, you also need to recognize the…

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While others pledge to get physically fit in 2015, let’s resolve to build our writing muscles. Here’s how to develop a daily writing habit. As a novice freelancer, I toyed around with writing. I wrote sporadically, only when working on a paying project.…

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I'm officially a "top freelancer." Woot!

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I remember the moment vividly. As the office manager of a university department, I had to fire the young woman I’d hired to be our receptionist. She reminded me a lot of myself when I’d been her age: bad attitude, unwilling to take direction, surly. That…

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December can be a slow period for freelance writers. Editors go on vacation, just like anyone else. When editors take time off, assignments stop flowing. You should always keep a pool of money set aside to fund slow times. But this post isn’t about money.…

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On Tuesday, I began a discussion about why conducting quarterly revenue analysis is crucial to your success as a freelance writer. Today, let’s continue that conversation by slicing and dicing some numbers. My hypothetical revenue analysis from October…

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Last week, I talked about analyzing where you spent your work time in 2014. Today, I’m going to talk about revenue analysis. Simple mathematics for writers Don’t let the name of the concept fool you into thinking it’s complicated. Revenue analysis, at is…
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