Toronto Freelance Science Writer
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Hello, my name is Laura, and I’m a Toronto freelance writer specializing in accurate, engaging science writing that drives traffic to your site and helps generate leads.
I am one of those unusual people who has always enjoyed reading scientific papers and writing essays. I’ve turned that passion into a career, creating compelling science-driven content for individuals, brands, and businesses.
I offer a strong educational background in health sciences, practical skills in search engine optimization (SEO), and an excellent track record as a successful science writer.
I want the writing you purchase to be an investment, not an expense. Good quality writing gives clients important signals about your brand's calibre, authority, and professionalism.
When you hire me, I will create a personalized, authoritative resource that covers your topic in a simple, easy-to-understand yet scientifically accurate way.
Why Hire Me?
Summary of Qualifications
H.B.Sc. with high distinction from University of Toronto, 2016
Certificate in SEO, SEM, and Analytics from Brainstation, 2017
Published web writing experience
I have written and/or edited over 200 high-quality science articles that have been published on the web.
Selected Published Works
Know Your Rights: Access to Medications, Devices, and Supplies
Diabetes Canada, April 2019
Medical Cannabis Content Series (6 articles total)
Well.ca, April 2019
Diabetes Canada Website Rewrite: Contributing Writer
Helped re-write 14 pages on the Diabetes Canada website.
Diabetes Canada, March 2019
Know Your Rights: Diabetes 360
Diabetes Canada, January 2019
Cannabis vs. Alcohol: What's Safer?
Natural Care Group, January 2019
Cannabis and Digestive Disorders
Hempster.co, November 2018
Cannabis and Alzheimer's: Promises and Pitfalls
Hempster.co, October 2018
Cannabis and Quality of Life in Older Adults
Hempster.co, October 2018
Can Cannabis Reduce Opioid Use in Older Adults?
Hempster.co, September 2018
Hemp 101: All About Hemp Products
Well.ca, August 2018
Marijuana and Fertility: What's The Link?
Leaf Science, January 2018
Marijuana and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?
Leaf Science, December 2017
Marijuana and Serotonin: What's The Link?
Leaf Science, November 2017
Marijuana and Your Memory
Leaf Science, May 2017
The Science Behind Marijuana and Motivation
Leaf Science, March 2017
The Gut-Brain-Microbiota Axis: A New Frontier In Human Health
Undergraduate Thesis, University of Toronto, 2016
Graphs and Figures
I have experience designing, arranging, and labelling graphs and figures. The following were created for Red Seat Ventures in February 2019.
Science and medical copywriting: website content, blogs, articles, columns, whitepapers, grants, and research projects
Conducting research: reading scientific literature, interviewing experts, competitor research
Search Engine Optimization (SEO): keyword research, headings & titles, and high-quality source links
Editorial consulting: developing content series and schedules
Areas Of Expertise
While I have a general love of science writing, here are some areas in which I have particular experience, knowledge and interest.
Health, including fitness, nutrition, the gut-brain connection, the microbiome, fertility, women’s health, and many other topics
Psychology, including mental health, addictions, personality and relationships psychology.
Biology, including evolutionary biology, neurobiology, genetics, and molecular biology
Cannabis, including the neurobiology of cannabis, medical cannabis, CBD, and harm reduction.
Self-Improvement, including organization, time management, productivity, financial responsibility, developing a life of meaning, and finding your calling.
Rates vary according to the complexity of the project and amount of research required.
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for a customized quote. I normally respond within 24h.
Why Invest In Quality?
Purchasing personalized copy through a freelance writer is an investment that can pay dividends for years to come.
Despite the relatively low price tag, copy on your website can provide hundreds, if not thousands of dollars of value for your business.
The writing on your website gives visitors important signals about your professionalism, calibre, and authority.
If you’re a health business, you want to convey that your brand is scientific, authoritative, and trustworthy.
A careful writer will do a much better job conveying your brand’s worth than a content mill.
Cheap writing cheapens your business. Therefore, it’s worth investing in high-quality, intelligent content that lets customers know you’re serious about what you do.