AWAI Writing Challenge:
What Does "The Writer's Life"
Mean to You in 2010?

If you're already living it … tell us how your life has changed since becoming a copywriter … your new daily routine (or lack of routine) … the new freedom you enjoy to travel or work on your favorite hobby … the memories created from being able to do more with your kids … the time saved by not having to commute to an office every day … how it feels to not have to answer to a boss … and so on. We want to hear it all!

If you're not quite there yet … tell us what your hopes and dreams are … really visualize what it will be like to achieve your copywriting goals in 2010 … how your life will be improved for the better. Paint a picture of exactly what living "the writer's life" will mean to you.

Send your 1,000-word (or less) essay to me at with "The Writer's Life 2010" in the subject line. If you send your submission as an attachment, please include your first and last name on the essay … not just the cover note.

One winner will be selected from all entries received. If it's you, you'll receive a $100 American Express gift card and have your essay published on the AWAI website.

All entrants will be recognized and will be sent a special gift for participating.

Deadline: Jan. 24, 2010

Look for the winning entry in the Jan. 28th issue of Inside AWAI.

There’s A Reason Why Members Don’t Hesitate When They See This Invitation:

It’s not something that’s offered year round, when it is, we can hardly keep up with demand. I’m talking about the top level of AWAI membership savvy writers use to advance their knowledge and writing careers. Every resource is available at your fingertips along with live learning, guided mentoring sessions, professional copy reviews, access to clients, FREE admission to Bootcamp and more! But spots go fast.

Here’s how to reserve your place.

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Published: January 7, 2010

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