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MINDIE BURGOYNE BLURB – Currently, Mindie Burgoyne and her husband Dan own Great Blue Media and are tour operators with a company called Travel Hag Tours, which includes two subsidiaries: Chesapeake Ghost Walks and Thin Places Mystical Tours. Their tours offer travel to mystical places or travel for the mind and spirit. Thin Places Mystical Tours operates tours to Ireland’s mystical sites as well as organized tours in the USA, and Chesapeake Ghost Walks is a series of walks through towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that highlight the region’s haunted history. Mindie also President of the Eastern Shore Writers Association and works a day job offering rural economic development assistance to businesses and local governments on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Mindie composed music for Catholic liturgies and spent six years as the publisher of Trinity Music and the Pastoral Press, a Catholic publisher of theological texts and music in Washington, DC. Before publishing, Mindie spent 17 years as in direct sales eventually operating a Tupperware franchise that required her to train and motivate a sales team of over 300 women. During this time she was achieved top recognitions in company sales both nationally and internationally. Throughout her business career, Mindie has simultaneously been a practicing writer and musician. After moving to the Eastern Shore in 2002, she gave up being a church musician and focused that energy on travel writing. To date she has written and published five books on haunted place and regional travel in Maryland, and runs several blogs – Thin Places Mystical Tours of Ireland, The Travel Hag and Chesapeake Ghost Walks. All focus on travel and sites in mystical places that feed the mind and the spirit.
Mindie’s writing and photographs have been published by CBS News, National Geographic Television Network, Baltimore Sun, Vancouver Sun, National Catholic Reporter, Guideposts Magazine, Notre Dame Alumni Magazine, Arcadia Publishing, the History Press, Maryland Life Magazine and What’s Up, Eastern Shore? Mindie also works independently as a speaker and a trainer on social media and small business marketing. Full Bio