American Writers & Artists Inc. The latest news from American Writers & Artists Inc. en (c) 2014 American Writers & Artists Inc. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:45:59 -0500 60 Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Roy Furr In February 2010, Roy Furr had a wife, mortgage and newborn son all counting on his income. Most would say it’s certainly not the time to take big chances in your career. But Roy isn’t like most people. Read on to find out how taking a big risk led to a six figure annual income. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:45:59 -0500 AWAI Member Makes the Leap to Freelancing Full-Time … and is Thriving 2014 has been quite the successful year for AWAI member Dan Magill. Read how freelance copywriting has changed his career path. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:18 -0500 Until Dec 26th: Up to 50% Off Popular Programs To help make 2015 your breakthrough year, AWAI is offering huge savings (up to 50% off!) on a long list of their hottest resources. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:54:44 -0500 The Secret to Becoming Your “Role” As a Writer Just as actors portray a role, incorporating your product’s story, history and other details into your writing will help you generate a hugely compelling piece. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:12:19 -0500 Finding Motivation … But Not From Where You Think Mac Bull finds motivation in the face of a big challenge and shows you how you too can overcome your fears so you can have breakthrough success. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:04:58 -0500 Do More in Less Time: Creating Systems to Improve Your Workflow Systems are an important way to boost productivity. Find out the best things to systemize when you’re a freelance web writer. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:46:03 -0500 The #1 Rule for Creating a Powerful Performance As a Writer The next step in creating your show-stopping performance as a writer is perhaps the most important exercise of all. Dig deeply to get to know your audience. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:06:59 -0500 How “Setting” Impacts Your Writing Robert Rice dives into a first major step of the acting process – understanding your external world – and how to use this technique to write compelling copy. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:56:15 -0500 The Surprising Connection Between Great Acting and Copywriting Discover insider tips and strategies for how actors prepare for compelling performances, and how you can use them to gain a big advantage in your copy. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:38:59 -0500 Clayton Makepeace on the Astonishing Power of Fear Clayton Makepeace shares his expert view on using fear in your copy… and tells you how to avoid five blunders copywriters make when using fear. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:09:10 -0500