The Secret to Your Writing Success: A Schedule

I love summer.  Hot steamy days, hours poolside, a Coppertone tan.  The daughter of two schoolteachers, I was well into my second year of medical school when I realized I had chosen a profession where working year-round was de rigueur.  I still struggle to resist the call of the perfect 80-degree day.  So how’s a summer girl to see patients and accomplish all the writing to be done before fall NIH deadlines roll around? It’s simple.  A schedule. Writing doesn’t take huge blocks of time, it takes scheduled, consistent effort. Anthony Trollope is a great example of a man who... View Article

QB2 + QBC = Win-Win

Dear Reader: 2013 marks the beginning of an exciting new partnership.  After sharing ideas, swapping copy editing services and fueling each other’s creative fires for years, media savvy publicist Jenny Parker McCloskey and I have made it official.  With the creation of QB2, a full-service medical and science writing, editing, coaching and consulting service, I officially join Jenny at Queen Bee Communications. This is a win-win for all of us.   For years I’ve been helping my clients know their audiences, tell their stories and meet the needs of their readers – in a word, market their scientific ideas.  While “marketing”... View Article