AMWA Blog

    Should Freelancers Take On Long-Term Contracts for Medical Writing and Editing?

    Freelance medical writers typically work on projects for varying amounts of time, depending on the project parameters. However, on occasion, clients may want a freelancer to commit to being available to them for a set period of time rather than for a specific project. What is a long-term contract, and what should you do when a client offers you one? Let’s start at the beginning.

    September 25, 2023 at 11:04 AM

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    Are You Protected? Professional Liability Insurance for Freelancers

    As independent businesspeople, freelance medical writers are responsible for acquiring their own insurance policies. Some types of policies are critical for operating a business, while others depend on the structure of one’s freelance business. 

    May 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Do You Need to Build a Freelance Website? Depends

    Conventional wisdom says you could be the best freelance medical writer in the world, but unless you have a website, potential clients might not know you exist. 

    March 20, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Mind Your Own Business with a Year-End Review

    By Laura J. Ninger, ELS, Ninger Medical Communications, LLC

    You must understand what your medical communication business has achieved during the past year in order to plan for the future. This blog helps you review your earnings, clients, project mix, and marketing efforts with good record-keeping and some simple tables and graphs.

    November 28, 2022 at 9:30 AM

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    What Are the Most Important Medical Writer Qualifications?

    Writers and editors with a passion for medicine and science are exploring opportunities in the growing field of medical writing.

    The explosive growth of health care technology, pharmaceuticals, and other related areas creates multiple possible entry points for writers and editors who possess the skills and qualifications to enter and advance in the field.

    November 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM

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    What Does It Take to Be a Medical Editor? Exploring Editing Careers

    Every quality document requires the attention of a thorough editor, and medical and scientific documents require extra care to uphold scientific rigor. 

    October 17, 2022 at 9:00 AM

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