AWAI Success Stories

Looking for a little inspiration? Read some of our most recent success stories below.

And if you want to meet some of the AWAI Members who are now living “the writer’s life” thanks to their hard work and dedicated persistence, be sure and visit our Wall of Fame.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Chris Marlow

Chris Marlow explains how the skill of writing can direct your career for the rest of your life.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Annette Annechild

Best-selling author Annette Annechild explains how to nurture yourself and your writing dream

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: John Carlton

John Carlton reveals how he built a legendary copywriting career from scratch … and went on to become one of the most respected writers in the business.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Casey Hibbard

Casey Hibbard shares a candid glimpse into life as a sought-after case study writer.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Chris Baty

Read about the incredible journey author Chris Baty took on his way to founding NaNoWriMo.

How a Failed Red Velvet Cake is Leading Me to The Writer's Life

What does a failed attempt at baking a red velvet cake have to do with the pursuit of the writer's life? Quite a bit, as it turns out.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Kim Krause Schwalm

Kim Krause Schwalm sheds light on the earning potential in the copywriting world.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Mark Ford

Mark Ford shares insider advice on how to launch a lucrative writing career

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Valerie Young

Imposter Syndrome expert Valerie Young on how to overcome self-limiting beliefs.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Joshua Boswell

Discover how a career in writing led once-broke Joshua Boswell to achieve his wildest dreams

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