American Writers & Artists Inc. The latest news from American Writers & Artists Inc. en (c) 2014 American Writers & Artists Inc. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:53:19 -0400 60 Congratulations to AWAI’s 2014 Copywriter of the Year – Nick Usborne! Last week we announced our 2014 Copywriter of the Year, Nick Usborne. Check out the acceptance video and our interview with him here. Congrats, Nick! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:53:19 -0400 Clayton Makepeace Signs Two AWAI Members to $15,000 Contracts as Part of His 2014 Spec Challenge Elizabeth Blessing and Amin Muhammad each walked away from Bootcamp with a $15,000 contract from Clayton Makepeace. Congratulations to both! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:23 -0400 AWAI Member Wins TWO Spec Challenges at Bootcamp Congratulations to Circle of Success member Elizabeth Blessing for winning TWO of the 2014 Bootcamp spec challenges – one of which is worth $15K! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:59:53 -0400 How to Speed Up the Process of Creating Your Own Personal “Writer’s Life” How long will building your writer’s life puzzle take? As Christina Gillick explains, it’s different for everyone. Here’s one way to speed up the process. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:14:29 -0400 Kathryn Aragon on the “Secret Handshake” to Your Success In an interview with Joshua Boswell, AWAI member Kathryn Aragon says Circle of Success is the “secret handshake” into the copywriting industry. Listen here Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:30:55 -0400 A B2B Writer Tries His Hand at a New Type of Copy … and Wins Big Not only is Circle of Success member Les Worley excelling in his B2B freelance career, he is one of the winners of the Bootcamp Spec Challenge. Congrats! Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:54:34 -0400 What’s Happening in B2B Blogging? What B2B companies are blogging and which ones aren’t? And if they aren’t blogging, what other media are they using in their content marketing strategies? Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:55:00 -0400 “Clicking” Your Writer’s Life Puzzle Into Place Christina Gillick explains how to make the details of your writer’s life puzzle come to life by working on the sections between the center and the edges. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:49:58 -0400 Congratulations to AWAI’s 2014 $10K Challenge Winner! We announced our 2014 $10K Challenge winner at last week's Bootcamp. Read on to find out who the winner is! Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:25:13 -0400 Circle of Success Helped this Member Kick-Start Her New Career It took AWAI member Jackie Johnson a while to get going in her new copywriting career. But things turned around when she joined Circle of Success. Read her story here. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:15:23 -0400