Mindy McHorse

Articles by Mindy McHorse

Escape the “Gap of Shame” by Regaining Control of Your Time and Effectiveness

Are you caught in the “Gap of Shame”? The upheaval of the pandemic has trapped more people in that uncomfortable area, but you can escape when you follow these five steps.

The 3 Layers of Writer Freedom

Building the dream life you want to live is less about luck and more about the choices you make. You can build a life of freedom, starting today.

How to Harness the Shocking Amount of Power You Have as a Persuasive Writer

Use your writing skills to stand up for what you believe in. You have the power to help those who aren’t being heard, when you write for the greater good.

The Unequivocal Improvement Technique Proven By All Writers Who Came Before You

If you really want to be a writer, a good and well-paid writer, then you really need to follow the advice of the experts. Here’s what Mindy discovered…

Sidestep the Goals that Make You Fail

The point behind setting goals is to get yourself on a trajectory of success, but sometimes it doesn’t work out that way. Here’s how to set, or not set, goals and still make forward progress.

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Living the Writers Life: Venu Sripada

Growing up, Venu Sripada learned English as a third language in his native India. He traveled the world and built a thriving career as a business consultant but became frustrated by the poor-quality copy provided to him by his clients. It just didn’t produce results. Venu decided to take things into his own hands and learn the new “language of copywriting,” proving that nonnative English-speakers can be great copywriters in English too!

Living the Writers Life: Hayley Michaels

Hayley Michaels spent most of her days working with people in the beauty industry. But she longed for a break from the physical work and an outlet for her creativity, and soon discovered that web content writing fit the bill perfectly. Since then, she’s built a steady career working with clients who need blog articles and online content. Read on for Hayley’s upbeat advice to new writers trying to get started…

Living the Writer's Life: Melissa Gouty

Melissa Gouty launched her copywriting career with a bang in 2019, winning three spec awards at AWAI’s annual Bootcamp. Since then, she’s been working hard to build up her writing portfolio and connect with more clients. For Melissa, writing isn’t just a pathway to money; writing is part of who she is.

July Issue: Flip Those Worries to Happier Writing

Just released, the July issue of Barefoot Writer!

Living The Writer's Life: Bob Sands

“Momentum is much easier to steer than it is to start.” That quote from Bob Sands does a fine job summing up his go-after-it attitude. He’s one of those gems of writers whose career is flying forward at warp speed, though he remains cheerfully approachable and down-to-earth. If ever there was a new writer to learn from, he’s the one. Enjoy his story …

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