April 2022

Living the Writer's Life: Candice Lazar

Candice Lazar is a former advertiser and lawyer who discovered how copywriting could give her the freedom to enjoy nonstop adventure with her husband. Since we last talked with Candice in 2017, she has won the AWAI $10K Challenge, which gave her a lot of exposure in the world of copywriting. She also had the chance to work on a campaign with industry legend Brian Kurtz. You’ll love Candice’s thoughts on community and her advice for writers who are just starting out.

Show Off Your Freelance Skills by Writing an Attention-Getting Headline And You Might Be Awarded a $200 Cash Prize for Your Effort

Practice is the best way to keep improving at any endeavor. For a copywriter, that means time spent writing! Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

Do This for Your Client and Get Paid as Much as $2,000

Auditing website content allows you to solve problems for your clients and get paid as much as $2,000 for each one you do. And you get a chance to get paid twice from that same client.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: No Time to Write? Watch This...

If you struggle to find the time to write... work on your writing business... or make progress towards your paid writing goals – you have got to watch this week’s Monday Morning Jumpstart!

The Site is Right

Join Pam Foster for a fun and interactive session on how to identify FIVE key areas doing site audits.

$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Air Fryer Email Contest

From over 150 submissions, Guillermo Rubio announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our email contest about the air fryer in The Writer’s Life.

FREE WEBINAR: How to Land Your First Paid Byline as a Freelance Writer

Join us for a special webinar replay with magazine editor Mindy McHorse and learn everything you need to know to get an editor’s attention, so you can land your first paid byline...

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Build Your Brand as a Writer

In this Monday Morning Jumpstart session, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, shows us how to know what we’re expressing as our brand... and how to make sure that our values and our brand match up... So that we’re ultimately attracting the clients and projects that will bring us fulfillment as people.

Use These Insider Copywriting Secrets and Watch Your Income Grow Rapidly

AWAI’s Masters Program gives you the “behind-the-scenes” secrets of copywriting from pioneers of our industry… from the way ads were written to how copywriters ruled the day. Transform your writing and income when you apply secrets from the masters.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Should You Fake It ‘Till You Make It?

Watch as Ted and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, debate the concept of “faking it” in business and ultimately come up with a better option.

Living the Writer's Life: Curtis Dennis

When Curtis Dennis first learned about B2B copywriting, he was worried it would be boring and force him to suppress his fun-loving personality. But, a few months into the gig, he was happy to learn that B2B clients are people too! Now he has traded in expensive gas-guzzling morning commutes as a carpenter for companies like SpaceX for a writer’s life on a beautiful island with the perfect cool temperatures.

New Writers Needed NOW

Join Us for an Exclusive “One-on-One” Interview with the Master Writer Steve Slaunwhite, and learn why B2B writing offers one of the surest and fastest paths to making six figures a year with just a handful of clients.

How to Start a Copywriting Business that Attracts High-Paying Clients in 10 Easy Steps

Looking to start a copywriting business but not sure how or where to start? Follow these 10 steps and build your own successful copywriting business with confidence.

A Way for Writers to Charge Anywhere from $100 to $2,000 and Up per Project

When it comes to launching your freelance career and getting paid to write in the shortest time possible, writing email copy gives you every possible advantage. Companies need several types of emails written, so skilled writers are in high demand.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: How to Be Ready to Start Your Writing Business

If you want to be a freelance writer, but you never seem to feel ready to start... today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart session is for you!

Think You Can Write an Attention-Getting Email about an Air Fryer?

Practice is the best way to keep improving at any endeavor. For a copywriter, that means time spent writing! Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

April Issue: Work Backward for Bigger Success

Just released, the April issue of Barefoot Writer!

Get Predictable Writing Income with Retainer Deals — Free Webinar and Q&A

Find out how you can land retainer deals for steady freelance writing projects — and paychecks — you can count on month after month.