Trauma nurse turned freelance writer and startup entrepreneur.
I write about healthcare, entrepreneurship, personal development, and life lessons through the eyes of a recovering trauma nurse.
California born, Texas raised.
The Benefits of Recruiting Experienced Travel Nurses Over 40
It’s no secret that travel nurses often bring a unique and invaluable set of skills and experience to their profession. But did you know that this is especially true for travel nurses over the age of forty? That’s right! "Older" nurses bring a wealth of knowledge, adaptability, and maturity to the table. It goes far beyond the ability to deliver quality care, in fact, this category of travel RNs is often the most overlooked of all.
Most People Think Learning To Write Takes 10,000 Hours
There's a lot of debate surrounding how long it takes to learn to write effectively. Some people say that it takes 10,000 hours. This number comes from Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers: The Story of Success. And others believe that the amount of time you spend practicing is more important than the number of hours. Maybe this is true if you want to become a pro golfer, but does this argument hold true for writers?
Three Hard Questions You Must Answer Before Writing and Publishing Your Book
You're not going to be the next JK Rowling, nor will you be the next Stephen King. It's a hard truth to hear, yet it's something I share with my clients BEFORE we start their book writing and publishing project.
How to Choose the Right Location for Your Next Travel Nurse Adventure
Everyone has a dream location they would like to be a travel nurse at. Some want the ocean. Some want the mountains. Some want rural. Some like the big cities. There seems to be something out there for everyone. But how do new travel nurses figure out where to go on their first assignment?
Travel Nursing – Safeguard Your Adventure
Being a travel nurse is a great way to explore the country and gain experience. It’s an exciting and memorable journey, but if you don’t take certain safety precautions, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. I want to share with you some of the safety tips I used when I traveled so you can be better prepared and have just as memorable of a time.
Growing Your Career as a Travel Nurse
When a nurse works at a hospital on staff, it's often easier than normal to find educational opportunities. There's usually an ongoing educational piece that staff RNs can sign up for and take advantage of. And even more so, often, the employer will offer these free of charge. It's arguably one of the very few perks that might compel a staff RN to stay a staff RN.
9 Pro-Level Tips That Will Actually Help You Write Better
You may wonder why it's 9 tips and not some round number like 10 or 15. Truth is, I had a plethora of tips. But after reading them all, noodling on them for a bit, and then going into edit mode, I realized that I was violating one of the cardinal rules of writing.
How New Ghostwriters Can Kill Their Comfort Zones
You've heard stories of people who have found success doing what they love. They've made a great living out of their passion for writing, and you want to do the same. But there's one problem: you're stuck in your comfort zone. There's no cheating; if you want to be a successful writer, you must push yourself out of your comfort zone.
Self-Publishing Is Creating More Authors Than Ever Before
Many people think writing a book is expensive and time-consuming, but this is no longer true. This belief that writing a book is expensive is so widespread because it was once true. In times past, aspiring authors had to go through established traditional publishers or rely entirely on physical books being sold in stores - which were both costly endeavors. And frankly, very confusing.