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Can You Really Find a Great Science Writer for Five Dollars?

The simple answer to that question is: NO, you cannot find a great science writer for five dollars! Sure, there are sites out there, such as Fiverr, that are advertising science writers who will write you an article for five dollars; but if what you are looking for is quality and expertise, you are not going to find it for five dollars.

I’m guessing that if you are looking for a great science writer it is for one of two reasons:

  1. You have a great new product or service that can be backed by science, and you need someone to take the scientific data and translate it onto the written page in such a way that it will be understandable and appealing to a lay audience, and help them to see the benefits of purchasing what you are offering
  2. You are a researcher or scientist who is looking to have your research published in a peer-reviewed journal and need someone to write up your findings in way that will get it accepted to your chosen journal.

Regardless of which of those scenarios describes your needs, one thing is sure, if you want to accomplish your goal you need a great science writer that has the right education and experience.  Ideally, your great science writer should have a science degree. That way you know that they will be able to find and understand the scientific studies needed to complete your project. Of course, not everyone with a science degree is necessarily a good writer though. Therefore, in addition to a scientific education, your science writer should have proven writing experience.

We are a team of American PhD and MS level science writers, with degrees in everything from Biomedical Sciences to Neuroscience and Psychology to Pharmacology and Botany. In addition to the right education, our great science writers are all native English speakers who have extensive writing training and experience. We carefully test all of our science writers to make sure that they can deliver the quality that our clients need and deserve.

So, whether you are trying to get a paper published or just get word out about your new product or service, contact us to see how our team of  great science writers can help you accomplish your goal.

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Editing Manuscripts

Professional Scientific Manuscript Editing: The Key to Getting Your Manuscript Published

Now that you’ve written your scientific manuscript, you need to get it published. However, you recognize that this is not always an easy task – after all there are hundreds, even thousands of scientific manuscripts submitted for publication to peer reviewed journals every week, but most of them end up rejected. You don’t want your research papers to meet the same fate. Therefore, it is vital that you get the help of experts — qualified science editors — who can properly edit your scientific manuscript to improve your chances of getting published with the fewest possible changes needed.

At The Med Writers, one of the services we provide is scientific manuscript editing. Our science writers and science editors have prepared research papers and reviews for submission to a number of different medical and scientific journals. Our team consists of several formally-trained writers who hold PhDs in a variety of scientific and medical fields. They have all published their own research papers, reviews and dissertations. Furthermore, several of our science editors are adept at editing in both American and British English.

Our scientific manuscript editing services are available at different levels to suit your budget and needs. Your scientific manuscript can get a basic proofread, wherein our science editors will check for punctuation, spelling and grammar. Or maybe your paper needs an in-depth edit to make major changes or rearrangements as necessary to improve the quality of the writing. This includes looking for any places where the science doesn’t make sense, and correcting it if possible, or making a note for the author on how to improve it. If needed, our science editors can also format the manuscript and the EndNote references to the style of the journal you plan to submit it to.

If you are unsure which journal you should try to submit your scientific manuscript to, don’t worry. As part of our scientific manuscript editing services, we can help you out by suggesting which journals would be best suited for your particular manuscript.

We are confident in the ability of our science editors to help you get your scientific manuscript published, and offer unlimited revisions until it is. Science is our business, and we are great at it. So, don’t let all your research and hard work go to waste; email us now and let one of our science editors help you get your scientific manuscript published as soon as possible. Our email address is info at themedwriters.com. We look forward to helping you.

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Finding Medical Writers Medical Writing

How To Tell The Difference Between A Professional Medical Writer And A Fake

You are looking for a quality medical writer but how do you tell the difference between a professional medical writer at a great price or an overpriced fake?  With the economic downturn, many out-of-work scientific or health care professionals have gone online to try to pick up some freelance medical writing work. While they may have the medical knowledge, they lack the training, experience and know-how to be the professional medical writer you are looking for.

The professional medical writer and self-proclaimed writer both may have similar degrees and medical experience and charge the same price. But one will do the project just the way you need it done, with minimum hand-holding from you, without countless re-writes and edits and without the bland “blah” of just words on paper that haven’t been brought together in a meaningful way.

Of course you want the professional in order to save yourself the money, time and hassles of dealing with someone who really isn’t a medical writer. Someone’s inexperience shows itself in their work, but it of course, by then it is too late…you’ve already made the wrong decision. Here are two things to help you tell the quality and experience of your potential medical writer.

1. Does he/she have full text access to a wide range of medical and scientific journals?

Professional medical writers that do this for a living cannot get by without full-text access to medical journals. It is necessary to read the details of studies in order to fully explain the results of relevant studies and their impact. Most professional medical writers, like The Med Writers, have access to these via alumni access to a university library online or current university affiliations. This is the best way, since there is no other affordable way to have access to a wide range of high quality articles. Anyone without a university library access, is merely reading the abstracts of articles without being able to see the details. Therefore they may be writing information that is not an accurate portrayal of the results of actual studies.
2. Does he/she have a huge portfolio of past work?

Anyone can pretend to be anything, but what separates the professional from the fake is his/her portfolio. This is the most important criteria, since an inexperienced writer isn’t actually a writer, but a writer-in-training. And even the most experienced writer may not have experience in doing exactly what you need done, so it is best to carefully look through the portfolio of all potential candidates. The Med Writers’ portfolio is available online.

3. Can he/she provide testimonials and references from past clients?

So maybe your “medical writer” lists lots of past projects he or she has done. But if there are no testimonials or references to show that these past clients were happy, then this isn’t good news. All professional medical writers can point you to testimonials or references from past clients that were satisfied with their service. The Med Writers have countless testimonials on the main page of  their website and in a separate document that can be downloaded.

Now you are armed with the ability to find a true professional medical writer to work on your projects. Good luck!