To the multi-hyphenates, freelancers, and non-9-5-ers: this one is definitely going to give you an extra boost today. Patrick Thornton runs his own Professional Writing & Editing Services business, while also writing for publications like Ranker, and working as managing editor of Ghost Proposal. Since beginning undergrad as an arts administration major, to realizing additional passions in the writing space and getting his MFA, Patrick is an incredible example of being open to opportunities and letting his path go its own unique way.
By following his heart, he has created a world for himself filled with utilizing his skills and passions in various ways, helping others along the way. In addition to his writing and editing work, his services include: creative content, SEO, grant proposals, resume consultation. On his website, you can find writings about everything from Victorian era hygiene to paranormal activity to Judy Garland!
From his first encounter with a successful, well-known author who told him, “nobody really knows if they’re any good,” he knew to take risks and go for it-- and it has worked out indeed! As he emphasizes, it takes courage, self-awareness, and vulnerability. In this episode, you will see how Patrick is a prime example of making a successful career out of following this guidance!