About our blog, “Word Up!”
According to the Urban Dictionary, this versatile expression can mean “Hello!” “Listen to me!” “Yes, totally!” and “This is the truth – I’m serious!” And it has our favorite word in it! At WriterGirl, we’re all about the power of the right words – to connect people with information they need and to connect people with people. We hope our blog does all of these things. Word up!
by Terri Ann Fredette October 1 kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The day resonates with me. Most of us are aware of the staggering statistic that one in eight women will face a breast cancer diagnosis within their lifetime. Yet, [...]
by Melanie Graham How to get the most out of an SME interview As healthcare marketers and communicators, we often lean on the knowledge of clinicians, nurses and physicians. These subject matter experts (SMEs) are at the core of our [...]
by Elaine Zeinner How to keep your cool when deadlines loom We all find ourselves in those moments of “feast or famine” when it comes to our projects list at work: There are times when things are quiet, and there [...]
by Nina Mitchell As working remotely becomes more popular among employers, many people dream of leaving an office setting to telecommute. Having more flexibility, working in your pajamas and skipping the commute and office politics … sounds like a dream [...]
By Christy Pretzinger As the founder/owner of WriterGirl and the WonderWriter Academy, I should be a writer, right? The problem is, I’m not. I don’t write. Now I work on the business, not in the business. Which is great. I [...]
by Carol Williams While plain language communications and health literacy are closely linked, health literacy has a broader application. A person who’s “health literate” is able to: Understand basic health information and services Make the right health care decisions based [...]