Mindy McHorse

Articles by Mindy McHorse

Past Fear to Hero-Status: Why Writers Are Headed Toward the Spotlight

To ramp up your writing business — and be a hero — you need to go where your writing services can be most helpful right now. Your writing can save livelihoods and change lives.

Get Over the Symptoms of “Supposition Syndrome” to Fully Transition to Writing Life

At some point, we’ve been told we should act, live, or make our money a certain way. The writer’s life allows you to make your own choices… here’s how…

How Will You Know When You’re Ready to Start Getting Paid to Write?

One thing will carry you past data collection to the stage where you’re writing for pay. Discover what it is so you can stop waiting and get started.

Eradicate Your “Mind Trash” to Access Greater Writing Wealth

Identifying anything that holds you back and eliminating it will give you a huge payoff. Here are six tips to help you move forward in your copy career.

How a Painted Baseball Transformed the Heart of a Town Through the Power of Story

As a storyteller and video artist, Andrew Davis has a history of weaving the two together in a way that creates something memorable. Here’s an example of how he does it…

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Living the Writers Life: Julia Borgini

Julia Borgini is in the process of growing a focused, poised, and powerful writing career. Long ago, she defined autonomy as her core value, and as a result, she’s built a professional writing career that gives her exactly that. Enjoy her story and take note of her specific tips on running an organized business, as well as how to succeed as a freelance writer.

Living the Writers Life: Scott Jones

Before life as a freelance writer, Scott Jones recognized he’d been building his writing skills for years while in previous careers. Others realized his potential as well, and soon after launching his writer’s life, he forged partnerships that expanded his client base. Find out how he did it, and take note of his advice on starting out.

Living the Writers Life: Holly Helscher

After retiring from higher education, Holly Helscher wanted something that didn’t tie her down. Writing had long been an interest, but it was when she discovered the Barefoot Writer World that something clicked. The opportunities that have unfolded ever since give this motivated writer space to live an adventurous life with gratification for doing something she enjoys.

Living the Writers Life: Max Latimer

Max Latimer first found copywriting while searching for a way to break free from unfulfilling jobs. He initially thought it would be a useful tool to help him create his own business… and then discovered that copywriting itself was the dream business he’d been looking for. Discover what happened after that lightbulb moment and why these days, he’s excited to get out of bed in the morning…

Living the Writers Life: Eric Buensuceso

“Go with what you know” and “invest in your professional success” are two things Barefoot Writers hear regularly. So when Eric Buensuceso put them both to the test, he was delighted to find out just how easy it can be to get a paid writing career up and thriving. Discover the specific steps he took to a surprising payoff…

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