May 2022

AWAI's Blow-Out 25th Anniversary Sale on Writing Training Programs: Claim Your 90% Savings NOW

With the blow-out AWAI's 25th Anniversary Sale, here’s your chance to pick your favorite skill-building training programs and business-building resources and save up to 90% off the regular price.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: How to Beat Self-Sabotage and Succeed

In today’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, ask you to look inward at your behaviors.

Living the Writer's Life: Lynelle Suan

Lynelle Suan admits she’s a bit “ambitious,” but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that! This young copywriter graduated high school in 2020 and jumped almost immediately into her writer’s life. While working from her native Philippines, she’s gaining the benefits of a higher income by working with clients in the United States and United Kingdom. Lynelle has thrown herself into a number of AWAI courses and mentorship programs, and her enthusiasm and drive is an absolute inspiration!

$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Headline Contest

From over 200 submissions, Sandy Franks announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our headline writing contest in The Writer’s Life.

Incredible: 10x More Writing Income Up for Grabs

Content marketing is in such demand, companies are willing to pay writers handsome fees, especially if you can provide original ideas and mastermind strategies that match their marketing needs.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: To Advance, You Need to “Do the Work”

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, remind us that the only path to true change is through active, conscious effort to get to know yourself.

Living the Writer's Life: Peter Smolens

Peter Smolens fell in love with photography the moment he first saw a black-and-white print being developed. He’s also passionate about digital painting and even published a book on the topic. Through a happy set of circumstances, this love of art and photography led him to a career as a technical writer. Peter attributes his success to persistence. He draws inspiration from the adage, “You have to put your butt in the chair and do the work!”

Meet Marketers Who Need Freelance Writers Now — Free Webinar and Q&A

Writers are in big demand as marketers look to take advantage of the massive increase in the number of people researching and making buying decisions online. Meet with marketers looking to hire now … and hear firsthand what they’re looking for in a writer.

Where the Puck Is Going Next and More Answers for Writers from Russ Henneberry

The opportunity to make a lot of money in content writing is HUGE right now. Content is everywhere and it’s desperately needed by every business. Here are five questions and answers with Russ Henneberry about this trend.

WRITERS: Your $412 Billion Writing Opportunity

Companies need writers more than ever before. Learn what they need, why, and how you can claim a piece of this giant pie.

This Is Easily Worth 10x the Money You Pay

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Slow Down and Reflect on Your Emotions

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, reminds us how to check in with our emotions ... and why it’s best to feel and express them in order to be successful as writers – and as people.

Four Goof-proof Ways to Write Irresistible Headlines for Every Sales Copy Project You Take On

The average headline will keep only about 25% of people reading further. And that’s on a page where the only options are to keep reading or to leave. So how do you bump that percentage higher? Read this article to learn tips on how to write an irresistible headline.

If You Can Tell a Good Story, You Might Get a Check for $5,000

If you know how to tell a good story, you might win a check from AWAI for $5,000 plus get your name on our roster of potential writers for other upcoming projects.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Time to Check in On Your Writing Goals

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart session, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, shares a few tricks for becoming less “busy,” so that you can become more effective... and reach your writing goals sooner.

Writing Assignments Worth $1,500… $3,000… or Even $8,000 or More

Specializing in auditing website content is a clever way to get paid twice, while establishing yourself as a valuable member of your client’s marketing team.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Using Tragedy to Grow as a Writer

Watch today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart session with AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, to learn the difference and understand how you can either use the tragedy to thrive as a writer... or make big life changes before tragedy ever strikes.