Virtual Skills Chat: Microsoft Word Hacks for Science Writers

Thursday, September 7, 2023 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT

Virtual Skills Chat: Microsoft Word Hacks for Science Writers
Presented by the NASW Freelance Committee

Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023
Start Time: 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT
Event Access Link: (member login required)
Event Recording: (member login required)

This NASW Freelance Committee virtual meetup for September 2023 will focus on some skills and tools relevant to any science writer: shortcuts and tips to maximize your use of Microsoft Word. To speak on the topic, your NASW member colleagues and volunteer event hosts Jennifer Huber and Ellen Kuwana have invited writer, editor, and Brigham Young University faculty member Suzy Bills.

Invited Speaker:
Suzy Bills

Speaker Provided Bio: "Suzy Bills is an editor, an author, and a faculty member in the editing and publishing program at Brigham Young University. She’s owned a writing and editing business since 2006, working with clients to publish everything from books to dissertations to technical manuals. She loves sharing her skills with others, whether through teaching, providing freelancers with business coaching, helping authors get their thoughts on paper, or fine-tuning their writing. Her second book, The Freelance Editor’s Handbook, was published in 2021."

Stick around after the guest talk for some virtual networking with fellow NASW colleagues. See you on Sept. 7!



Is one of your 2023 resolutions to run your small business more efficiently? Or have you been afraid to jump into self-employment? There is a community here to support you. This year, the NASW Freelance Committee is offering a virtual meetup series held on the first Thursday of each month at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT. Freelance writers, editors and other communicators will be able to educate themselves and ask experts questions in an informal, small-group setting.

Questions? Stop by to say hello to event hosts Ellen Kuwana and Jennifer Huber and to vote for your favorite topics for future events.


Please note that this is an informational session and opportunity to ask questions; it is not an endorsement by NASW for any specific agent, company, or policy. NASW does not provide licensed tax advice services, nor do we make recommendations for specific policies or products.