Copywriter Goes on the Ultimate Bucket List Trip – and Finds Fulfillment Every Single Day at Home – with the Writer’s Life

Many AWAI members want to escape the corporate world.

Starr Daubenmire certainly did. And, while being laid off wasn’t how Starr planned on making her exit, that’s how it happened for her.

Starr never has to worry about being laid off again. Thanks to the copywriting business she’s built, she’s her own boss now. She doesn’t have to answer to anyone. And she has the time and money to do the things she loves, including a trip-of-a-lifetime trip to Italy to study the Renaissance art and architecture that has inspired her as a lifelong artist.

“I can honestly say that the freedom of the copywriting lifestyle made the entire trip possible,” says Starr.

Starr tells the rest of her heartfelt, funny, and inspirational tale of finding her dream writer’s life in the video below. You’ll meet the mentors who helped her along the way … learn how her life continues to be richer every day … and be motivated by her message to you about achieving your own dream.

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Published: November 18, 2016

2 Responses to “Copywriter Goes on the Ultimate Bucket List Trip – and Finds Fulfillment Every Single Day at Home – with the Writer’s Life”

  1. I love, love, love your story! It is such an inspiration. Thanks for sharing!

    Guest (Valerie)November 19, 2016 at 12:59 pm

  2. Starr, thank you so much for this encouraging personal story. I, too, was recently "kicked out of my box" and am a recovering high school English teacher. I am working hard to make my Writer's Life and dream a reality. Thank you, thank you!

    LeAnn CampbellNovember 21, 2016 at 10:14 pm


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