Mindy McHorse

Articles by Mindy McHorse

New Year’s Issue: What’s your word?

Just released, the January issue of Barefoot Writer! Check out these simple steps to help you create a “new you” mindset, plus write stronger, more powerful copy, and build your skills and income with a little-known “super hack.”

Easy Domino-Effect Audience Research for Stronger Writing

Getting to know your audience is critical for persuasive writing. But with the world “locked down” for now, here’s an alternative tactic you can use for research to write meaningful, engaging copy.

The Anti-Resolution Approach to a New Year of Monstrous Writing Success

Not a fan of traditional resolutions? Try this tactic instead to set yourself up for long-term success. It’s an easy strategy that will help guide your actions throughout the year.

Writer’s Easy Recipe for Survival, Joy, and Reaching New Career Heights

Enjoy the good times and build resilience for whatever challenges may come your way in your writing business when you follow one simple daily practice. Read more about it here.

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.

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Living the Writer's Life: Chris Allsop

If you’ve attended Bootcamp, you’ve likely seen Chris Allsop’s smiling face in attendance. As one of the first in the Circle of Success, she has worked hard over the years to use every learning opportunity to its fullest. This attitude helped propel her into a hot seat with Dan Kennedy and into positions side by side with Clayton Makepeace and Marcella Allison. Check out some of Chris’s story in this special “Where are they now?” edition of our Living the Writer’s Life.

Living the Writer's Life: Ben Phillips

Ben Phillips has worked with some of the top companies in the industry, and his willingness to continue building his skills has positioned him perfectly for a six-figure career. Check out some of Ben’s top advice about working for agencies and using LinkedIn to find clients.

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Writers

In the spirit of the season of making our days merrier, we pulled together the best-loved things that get us by in this newfound work-from-home life. Here are favorites from industry experts and AWAI’s team to help you gift a little something for the writer in your life, even if that writer is you.

Living the Writer's Life: Janet Davis

Janet Davis’s path to writing was clouded with nonbelievers… but somehow, she kept finding her way back to her first passion. Or perhaps you could say writing found her. She’s now forging a path unlike any other writer’s journey, which is exactly the way it should be in the world of Barefoot Writing.

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.

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