Explore the World with the Writer’s Life

In the first Pirates of the Caribbean film, Captain Jack Sparrow waxes philosophic about his ship The Black Pearl …

“Wherever we want to go, we’ll go. That’s what a ship is, you know. It’s not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails, that’s what a ship needs, but what a ship is … what the Black Pearl really is … is freedom,” he says drunkenly to Elizabeth Swann.

No matter how intoxicated Captain Jack was, he’s absolutely right — and he could be talking about the writer’s life, too.

A writer needs a computer and an Internet connection and clients to write for and make money.

But what the writer’s life is … is freedom.

And for some writers, it does literally mean sailing around the world and going wherever they want to go.

That’s what it means to Bob Bois, who is currently building his own sailboat with his wife and boys. They plan to make the boat their mobile home for “however long seems right.”

Read Bob Bois’ tale of his future on the high seas in his article, “Yo Ho, Yo Ho, The Writer’s Life For Me.”

Obviously, sailing around the world isn’t for everyone. But that kind of freedom is very real — and you can achieve it starting now with your all-inclusive membership in AWAI’s Circle of Success.

With the entire AWAI library yours free for the taking, priceless critiques from A-level writers, and profit-boosting techniques only the masters know, you’ll find the freedom of the writer’s life is literally just around the corner. (Click here to learn more about the real value of becoming a Circle of Success member.)

What does that kind of freedom mean to you? How would your life change if you had it? Come back and leave me a comment!

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Published: November 7, 2013

1 Response to “Explore the World with the Writer’s Life”

  1. C.O.S. is my plan to built my ship to travel the world. I really LOVE the analogy here...

    Guest (Yan Fortin)November 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm


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