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Living the Writer's Life: Ann Jamieson
November 14, 2020 (05:00:18 am)
Ann Jamieson’s dream of traveling to Turkey came true when she bartered her writing for a free tour. Since then, she’s been building her business within the equine, travel, and alternative-health niches. Discover how this longtime horse enthusiast has managed to turn her passions into writing gigs so she never has to “work” again.
Living the Writers Life: Max Latimer
September 18, 2020 (07:00:07 am)
Max Latimer first found copywriting while searching for a way to break free from unfulfilling jobs. He initially thought it would be a useful tool to help him create his own business… and then discovered that copywriting itself was the dream business he’d been looking for. Discover what happened after that lightbulb moment and why these days, he’s excited to get out of bed in the morning…
Living the Writers Life: Catherine Catozzi
September 12, 2020 (07:00:49 am)
If you need a dose of inspiration to carry you through the cooling fall weather, look no further than Catherine Catozzi’s story. Just a few months ago, she made up her mind to be a Barefoot Writer. And then she did one simple thing that landed her a string of clients – and a four-figure month. Read on to find out how she did it.
From Not Knowing About Copywriting To Becoming an In Demand Writer
September 09, 2020 (08:00:47 am)
See How This Brand New AWAI Member Went From Zero Clients and No Income to Earning $17K in Just Ten Weeks …
How This New Copywriter Pulled in $17K in 10 Weeks
September 09, 2020 (06:51:59 am)
From not knowing what a “copywriter” even was to earning $17K in just 10 weeks from her writing, this brand-new AWAI member went all-in on her new career opportunity. Here’s how…
Living the Writers Life: Wendy Howarter
August 15, 2020 (07:00:50 am)
Wendy Howarter bravely took a step back to look at where she was in life and wasn’t satisfied with what she saw. Not only did she decide she needed to do something about it, but she washed her hands entirely of all that was bringing her down and now enjoys her time island-hopping and writing about wine. Discover how she flipped her life and found joy through writing.
Living the Writer's Life: Eddie Stephens
June 20, 2020 (07:22:26 am)
Eddie’s story is similar to many other Barefoot Writers, where he discovered freelance writing while in need of a new career and never looked back. But what he did soon after starting is a path too many writers waver on: choosing a niche and staying the course. Not only has Eddie stayed focused on a specific niche, he now has regular clients hailing from all over the world. Read on to find out how he got there.
Living The Writer's Life: Donna Kaluzniak
June 13, 2020 (07:02:53 am)
Donna Kaluzniak is the ideal example of someone who found the perfect niche and went after it. Once she decided to be a writer, she looked at her work experience… and thankfully hit on a topic she enjoys. Not only that, but it’s a highly-specialized field. She’s now making the most of being an elite, go-to writer in this niche. Plus, she’s a terrific, positive example of someone in command of her writing business — and her life. Go, Donna!
Living The Writer's Life: Apryl Parcher
May 16, 2020 (07:00:48 am)
From writer to speaker to trainer and now book author, Apryl Parcher is forging through the channels of communication and finding nothing but success. Enjoy her unique insight on getting started, as well as tips on how to use social media to advance your career even before you make a name for yourself.
Living the Writer’s Life: Christopher Dean
May 09, 2020 (07:49:49 am)
Christopher Dean received a tip from a friend that opened the entire world of writing for him, and he’s made the most of it ever since. Find out how he escaped the daily slog of retail employment and replaced it with contentment and a relaxed lifestyle.
Living The Writer's Life: Jason Gaspero
May 02, 2020 (06:00:31 am)
“Incredible” is the single word that comes to mind when you read Jason Gaspero’s account of life as a Barefoot Writer. It’s beyond dream-worthy, since all he does month-in and month-out is travel to far-off, exotic destinations and write about his experiences — and makes a great living because of it. Plus, he enjoys a lifetime worth of adventure on a weekly basis (fried scorpion, anybody?). If you’ve ever entertained a fancy for travel writing, you’re going to love Jason’s story.
Congrats to the $5,000 Winner From The Ultimate White Paper Mentorship Program
April 17, 2020 (06:00:26 pm)
The results are in … and while all the submissions were of high quality … there can be only one winner: Kristen Stelzer earned a $5,000 check from AWAI for her winning white paper.
Living The Writer's Life: Brad McMillen Why Writing Means “Goodbye, Cubicle” and “Hello, Opportunity!” for Brad McMillen
February 21, 2020 (05:55:44 pm)
Life as a professional writer brings Brad McMillen the kind of freedom-from-The-Man we all crave. But it wasn’t until he “admitted” something to himself — out loud — that he was able to move forward in his goals. Find out what he said and learn why Brad is already on his way to long-term writing satisfaction.
Living The Writer's Life: Angela Williams Stillwell
February 15, 2020 (07:00:45 am)
Angela Williams Stillwell proves Barefoot Living can be shaped around your own interests. She recognized early on how freelance writing could give her the flexibility she wanted in life, both to pursue a career she enjoys and to continue her daily habits of exercise and playing with her pets. With a realistic grasp on how unpredictable life can be, Angela’s pursuit of Barefoot Writing gives her the time and income needed to overcome any obstacle — and enjoy herself along the way.
Living the Writer's Life: Joe Lilli
November 08, 2019 (12:34:44 pm)
Joe Lilli has one of the most inspiring stories around. Because not only did he launch a thriving, well-paid writer’s life once, he’s in the process of doing it again. Read his story to understand how persistence, resilience, and the right contacts led to a writing career that is snowballing in steady growth.
Living The Writer's Life: Richard Boyd
October 18, 2019 (08:05:47 pm)
Richard Boyd’s story is both moving and rousing. He proves that enthusiasm motivates action, that action motivates reward, and that the rewards he reaps through writing will sustain him through life’s biggest challenges …
3 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started My Copywriting Business
June 22, 2018 (06:36:22 am)
Kathryn Aragon shares the advice she wishes she had known when building her copywriting business… 3 pieces of knowledge that can save you so much time.
Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Clayton Makepeace
April 09, 2018 (08:31:35 am)
Clayton Makepeace shares how to get over your writing fears once and for all.
Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Ben Settle
April 03, 2018 (08:31:36 am)
Famed email specialist Ben Settle explains why your writing pursuits should be fun.
Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Lorrie Morgan-Ferrero
March 19, 2018 (08:43:39 am)
Lorrie Morgan-Ferrero explains how she forged a radically unique trail in copywriting.