MedicalWritersSpeak's podcast
MedicalWritersSpeak's podcast
Emma Hitt Nichols, PhD
Freelance Medical Writer Success Trait Number 7: Being Cheerful, Forgiving and Flexible
12 minutes Posted Jan 20, 2022 at 2:00 am.
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This week I am talking about being cheerful, forgiving, and flexible--freelance medical writer success trait number 7. How far do you have to go in this regard? Is the customer or client always right? When should you cut ties with a client?

Here are the top 10 traits of successful medical writers as I see them:

  1. Focused on what the client and reader wants and needs
  2. Follows directions
  3. Follows formatting
  4. Responsive
  5. Well versed in AMA style and rules of editing. 
  6. Organized and mindful of time.
  7. Cheerful/forgiving/flexible 
  8. Professional with clients on calls
  9. LinkedIn presence. 
  10. Lifelong learner

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