American Writers & Artists Institute Announces Speaker and Job Fair Lineups for Annual Copywriting Bootcamp

Some of the country’s top copywriters and marketers will attend.

Delray Beach, FL – July 30, 2012 – American Writers & Artists Institute (AWAI),, today announced the roster of speakers for its 15th Annual FastTrack to Copywriting Success Bootcamp this October 24-27, as well as the preliminary list of companies attending the accompanying Job Fair.

Among the copywriters and marketing pros who will pass on their best techniques and tricks learned over decades in the business are Clayton Makepeace, industry legend and million-dollar copywriter; Jenny Thompson, president of NewMarket Health; Brian Kurtz, executive vice president of Boardroom Inc.; Bob Bly, “America’s Top Copywriter” according to McGraw-Hill; Winton Churchill, internationally-recognized author and speaker; Joshua Boswell, six-figure copywriter and consultant; and Richard Armstrong, a leading freelance copywriter.

Also speaking are Jennifer Stevens, executive editor of International Living magazine and copywriter specializing in finance and travel; Herschell Gordon Lewis, one of the best known direct-response writers in the U.S.; Alexander Green, investment director of The Oxford Club and award-winning copywriter; Justin Rondeau, editor-in-chief of WhichTestWon; Pam Foster, SEO copywriting expert; and Brian Clark, founder of Copyblogger.

“I’ve seen it time and time again. Our members come to Bootcamp, and after seeing so many success stories firsthand, they know this copywriting career is real,” says Katie Yeakle, Executive Director of AWAI. “They’re inspired to take their own freelance writing business to the next level — and they do, picking up new skills and even paying gigs during their time at Bootcamp.”

The Job Fair portion of the event allows Bootcamp attendees to meet face-to-face with marketers from some of the top direct-response companies in the country. Dozens of past attendees have advanced their copywriting careers by landing lucrative projects from these one-on-one meetings.

The companies attending this year’s Job Fair include Nightingale-Conant, Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, Street Authority, Glazer-Kennedy, Options University, Doctors Health Press, Boardroom Inc., Creating Power, Insider Fortunes, MoneyWeek UK, Schaeffer’s Investment Research, Agora Lifestyles UK, and more.

Bootcamp benefits both new and veteran copywriters. It’s a great way for freelance writers to take what they have learned from copywriting courses and apply those skills in the real world. There are also many networking opportunities and chances to speak one-on-one with the experts in between sessions.

To learn more about copywriting careers and AWAI’s FastTrack to Copywriting Success Bootcamp and Job Fair, and American Writers & Artists Institute, please visit and or call 1-866-879-2924.

About American Writers & Artists Institute
American Writers and Artists Institute (AWAI),, has been publishing direct-response copywriting and graphic design home-study programs since 1997. Their mission is to help people develop the critical skills to acquire financial security, independence and freedom. AWAI equips members with the tools and connections necessary to land clients, start working professionally, and earn money fast. And through their free site, businesses can find and hire skilled AWAI members quickly and easily. For a complete list of programs and more information about AWAI, please visit the site or call (866) 879-2924.

Media Contact: AWAI Marketing Team,

Published: July 30, 2012