American Writers & Artists Institute Names
Mindy Tyson McHorse the New Editor of
The Barefoot Writer

Mindy Tyson McHorse begins her role as Editor of the popular e-magazine with the February issue, detailing some of the most fun, in-demand, and well-paid writing opportunities available today.

Delray Beach, FL – February 3, 2012 – American Writers & Artists Institute (AWAI),, today announced that Mindy Tyson McHorse is the new Editor for The Barefoot Writer, the monthly publication of AWAI’s Barefoot Writer’s Club, dedicated to helping people make a living and achieve the lifestyle they want by writing.

Each issue is full of practical tips and inspiration through how-to articles, motivational editorials, step-by-step plans for readers to follow, and other regular features such as a monthly “Ask AWAI” column, a writing challenge, a calendar of writing events, and much more.

Rebecca Matter, a Co-Publisher of The Barefoot Writer is thrilled that McHorse has accepted the new role. “Mindy is the perfect choice for this position, as she has built her successful writing career from the ground up and represents everything a Barefoot Writer stands for,” explained Matter.

McHorse is ready for the role: “I'm delighted to be part of something so powerful and life-changing,” says McHorse. “Speaking from firsthand experience, the concepts and tactics communicated through The Barefoot Writer have the power to not only launch writing careers, but to give individuals the means to create a truly satisfying lifestyle filled with wealth, abundance, and joy.”

Earlier today, McHorse published her first issue in her new role as Editor. She announced that February’s issue of The Barefoot Writer includes:

  • 12 Ways to Grow Your Barefoot Writing Business in 2012
  • How to Make a Great Living Writing About Your Passions
  • 3 Bodacious Benefits of Niche Marketing
  • “You Might Be a Barefoot Writer If …”
  • 9 Titles to Help You Master Marketing and Fast-Track Your Route to Writing Bliss
  • Why Individuality is Your Greatest Asset as a Writer
  • How to Be a Better Writer … By Not Writing a Single Word
  • How Being a Barefoot Writer Can Help Your Child Achieve His or Her Dream

To learn more about The Barefoot Writer, and the resources available to start a new career, or to find skilled copywriters, travel writers, photographers, and graphic designers, please visit or call 1-866-879-2924.

About American Writers & Artists Institute
American Writers and Artists Institute (AWAI),, has been publishing direct-response copywriting and graphic design home-study programs since 1997. Their mission is to help people develop the critical skills to acquire financial security, independence and freedom. AWAI equips members with the tools and connections necessary to land clients, start working professionally, and earn money fast. And through their free site, businesses can find and hire skilled AWAI members quickly and easily. For a complete list of programs and more information about AWAI, please visit the site or call (866) 879-2924.

Media Contact: AWAI Marketing Team,

Published: February 3, 2012