🍁 October Issue: The Great Equalizer That Transcends Any Limitation
If you lost control over every aspect of your body, except your mind …
… would you still write?
That’s what French journalist, author, and editor Jean-Dominique Bauby did. At age 48, he suffered a massive stroke that left his entire body paralyzed, save for one eyelid.
Bauby went on to write a memoir with help from an assistant who recited the alphabet countless times so Bauby could blink his eye at each letter he wanted to use.
It sounds incredible — and indeed, it is — but it’s not an isolated case.
Although Bauby’s experience was extreme, countless writers around the globe juggle illness, physical limitations, and various stages of disability.
And still, they write.
That’s because writing is one of the greatest equalizers of humankind — especially in our current digital age.
As a profession, it’s attainable by anyone.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re big or small, rich or poor, old or young, a college grad or a high school dropout.
Nor does it matter if you race in Ironman triathlons or use a wheelchair to get around.
We all start from the same place, in front of the same blank screen, with the same blinking cursor staring us down.
The one thing that does matter …
… is that you put your heart into it.
Because it’s that persistence, that emotion, that tenacity, that will show through your words and blossom into paid assignments, time and time again.
To see that kind of writing in action, read your October issue of Barefoot Writer.
I’m honored to feature writers in this issue from a variety of backgrounds. Some have disabilities, some do not.
But all have discovered answers, passion, and hope through writing.
Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
Hilary Jastram, our Featured Interviewee this month, put those words into action like no one I’ve ever seen. Late starts, closed doors, and a lack of answers couldn’t keep her down … Read her moving story on page 9.
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