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: Becky Masterman

Rising star author Becky Masterman talks candidly about the joy of writing.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Casey Demchak

Meet Casey Demchak, writer and master of connections.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Terri Marshall

How travel writing gave Terri Marshall the confidence to overcome anything.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Gordon Graham

Celebrated white paper expert Gordon Graham shares his inspiring story.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Brian Klems

Brian Klems gives advice on being the best — and happiest — writer you can be

Interview with Barefoot Writers: Katie Yeakle and Rebecca Matter

Never-before-shared insights from Barefoot Writer Publishers, Katie Yeakle and Rebecca Matter, on what makes AWAI so effective at helping writing dreams come true.

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Paul Hollingshead

Paul Hollingshead on how he went from drudgery to the kind of lifestyle most writers only dream of

Special Announcement: Congratulations to the 2017 Bootcamp Spec Challenge Winners!

Four Bootcamp attendees were chosen for their headline and lead submissions this year. They were awarded $1,000 and the chance to have their copy published. Check them out here!

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Brian T. Edmondson

Brian T. Edmondson on the multilayered opportunities in writing and Internet marketing

Interview with a Barefoot Writer: Sandy Franks

Sandy Franks on the value in recognizing and jumping on opportunities.

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