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News, information, opinion, and resources related to freelance writing for nurses and nurse writers.

What Skills Does a Nurse Need to Become a Writer?

Very often, when I exchange emails or chat with a nurse who aspires to become a freelance writer, she expresses great concern about whether she “has what it takes” to become a successful writer. I think it’s natural to feel this way when you’re contemplating entering a...

Why I Train My “Competition”

Let’s talk about cultivating an abundance mindset.

One year ago, on a weekday afternoon, I sat in the offices of Wharff-Lackey Accounting and Technology to discuss my latest proposed business venture, RN2writer. I always get my accountant, Robert’s, advice and input on...

12 Ways to Stay Motivated to Achieve Your Writing Goals

Let’s be honest: Life is very challenging right now.

We’re all living under the cloud of this pandemic. Some of you have lost your jobs. Some of you can’t work as a nurse right now because of your own medical frailty – or that of someone who lives with you.

People are...

My Journey to Becoming a Nurse Writer: 3 Lessons Lived

Editor’s note: Kara-Marie Hall RN is a student in the Ultimate Health Journalism Basics for Nurses workshop who is already freelancing for Verywell Health. Today, she shares part of her remarkable story with us! I hope you enjoy it. ~Beth

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said,...

3 Ways to Find Your Writing Niche

As I’m developing the fabulous RN2writer STAT group coaching program, I also continue to work on the content marketing workshop I hope to launch before year-end. (We’ll see.)

I love content marketing writing because I love helping healthcare companies achieve their goals. I...

How to Go from Nurse to Writer in 12 Weeks

Launching a writing business doesn’t have to be a long, arduous process.

Many nurses become freelance writers precisely because it’s so easy to get started. You can pursue freelance writing as a side gig while you keep nursing, which all but eliminates the financial risk (because...

5 Ways to Focus on Your Freelance Writing Work When You’re Distracted, Tired or What-Have-You

Aren’t we all feeling more than a little distracted at all times right now?

We’re all trying to find a new way of being in the world, from schooling our kids at home to moving our elders out of assisted living and into the spare bedroom to sharing space with a spouse who now works...

This is the ONE THING You Need for Success as a Nurse-Writer

Seriously. This is the ’42’ of freelancing.

Today I’m sharing the one secret that will lead you to success as a freelance writer. Yep, this one thing is the key to building a sustainable business – and I’m not exaggerating. If you can master this,...

Video: How to Find Great Sources for Your Healthcare Stories

Happy Thursday! I hope your week is going well so far. Did you set any writing goals for the week? Working on any deadlines?

Hey, speaking of deadlines… Sometimes you may need to find human sources for some of your healthcare content writing work. For example, one time I wrote a story on...

The Secret to Making $100,000 per Year as a Nurse Writer in Two Steps

Last week I published a post called “How to Figure Out How Much to Pay Yourself as a Freelance Nurse Writer,” and, honestly, I sort of agonized over posting it. On the one hand, I felt the question (from a student in my Ultimate Health Journalism Basics for Nurses workshop)...

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About RN2writer

We offer training in the best remote, work-from-home nursing job - freelance health writing. If you’re looking for the perfect side hustle for nurses or a full-time nurse business, you can rely on RN2writer to deliver educational courses, coaching, and community for nurses of all degrees, licensures, and backgrounds across the U.S., Canada, and beyond. We welcome all nurses: RN, LPN, NP, APRN, CRNA, FNP, CNM, etc. We also serve other healthcare clinicians and professionals: CNA, MD, PA, LCSW, PharmD, radiology tech, CEO, CNO, CMO, and anyone else with a background in healthcare. Welcome!
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