Jennifer Johnson BScN RN


I'm Nurse Jenn. A wife, mother, ER nurse and author. After over 14 years in the emergency room, I've learned a thing or two, usually that thing is you have no idea what's going to walk through the door next. My debut novel, Nursing Intuition: How to Trust Your Gut, is a mix of Eastern meet Western medicine and the life lessons that I've personally experienced to go along with it.

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Jennifer Rarden Mon, 24/07/2023 - 23:26

Love the honesty and openness to this story! It's a great start. And thank you! Nurses are definitely unsung heroes!

Cat Margulis Fri, 11/08/2023 - 04:48

Oh, I love this one so much! Great beginning and such a fascinating subject—intuition in nurses. There's great storytelling and you really bring these scenes to life and let us in on the inner universe of nurses. What’s missing for me is a through line—what is the journey and arch you’re taking readers on with your book, where are we going next, that's the context you get to set up. But such a solid start and fascinating subject!

Gale Winskill Tue, 22/08/2023 - 16:53

Could do with a proofread, but also less medical jargon, which might alienate a general readership. Context is key, and the raison d'être of the book is currently ambiguous and IMHO needs to be clearer from the outset. But otherwise an interesting idea.

Tammy Letherer Sat, 26/08/2023 - 20:45

I agree that a good edit would elevate this manuscript. I like the topic and the use of case studies. I'd recommend using scene whenever possible to draw the reader in. Promising start.

Paula Sheridan Thu, 31/08/2023 - 18:18

This is a comment from a publisher judge who asked us to post this comment:

While this piece could do with a copy edit, the premise is very compelling. Everyone is interested in a medical story! We’d suggest, however, deeply considering readership. Is this a book from a nurse’s perspective written for a general audience? Or is this a book specifically for nurses? Neither of these would be better than the other, but defining the readership intention clearly will help target the writing in future drafts.