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Your Writing Talent is Worth a Mint...
So Why Are You Still a Starving Artist?

Dear Writer's Digest Subscriber,

I remember the day well — one of the most painful experiences of my life. I had pulled in at a fast food restaurant near my home in Puyallup, Washington, but not to get a hamburger. I was about to apply for work.

If I had told anyone I was a writer, they would have nodded their heads in knowing. Oh, another starving artist.

What I didn't understand that day was that I already had the skills to earn all the money I needed.

My name is Pat McCord. I had just seen my second book published... for a tiny advance and 10% royalties. But I'd never had a real job, and to me that meant I'd have to start somewhere for minimum wage. Somewhere with a drive-through window.

At least that's the way I saw it back then. I didn't realize that if I could write, I had everything I would need to make plenty of money.

With time left over to write my books in leisure.

I guess I'd bought into the theory of the starving artist — that we were somehow duty-bound to live on scraps until or unless we had a best seller.

Fortunately, I had enough of something — faith I suppose — to put my car in reverse and leave the restaurant without going inside. Surely, something would turn up, I thought.

Maybe you're in the same place I was — making okay money, but not having time for anything else. Especially if you face a grueling commute too!

But for me something happened that would forever change the way I thought about the writer's life.

Make $$ On Your Own Terms

One Saturday I went to my mailbox and found an envelope with the words "Retire this Year" printed on the back. Retirement? Ha! Nothing I had done so far had come with anything like benefits!

I didn't know what this retirement plan was, but I ignored the bills and opened the envelope.

"If you can write a simple letter like this one...," it began.

Whoa! "I'm already a writer. Of course, I can write a simple letter!"

The promotion inside advertised the financial possibilities of copywriting and the premier school — American Writers and Artists, Inc. — that could teach me how to do it.

Not only that, the title of the program they offered was Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting. 'Accelerated' meant it wouldn't take forever. 'Six figures' meant at least $100,000 a year.

Here was something I could do — perhaps had been training half my life to do — write advertising copy for a living, at a great rate of pay.

Enough to pay the bills and then some.

Enough to let me write my books without the anxiety that had been with me in the past. And I could do it from home, at the umbrella table out back if I wanted to.

It didn't take me long to decide. A week later, I held the course binder in my hands (its also available online now). Honestly, I was like a kid walking into a candy store.

There they were, all the tantalizing samples, tips, rules, and secrets that were going to make me, not just any copywriter, but a really good advertising copywriter. I knew quality would be important when it came to getting actual paying work.

Ordering AWAI's Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting was one of the best decisions I've ever made.

Three years have passed now and I can say I'm a professional, working copywriter.

But I didn't have to wait three years to begin making money. In fact, my first check arrived before I'd even finished the program.

I realized almost immediately that the need for ad copy is enormous — when you think about it, every product or service sold or rented must first be advertised.

But not only that, much of what the program teaches came naturally to me. And it will to you too.

You already know the rules of grammar, the power of connotation, and the effect of punctuation and paragraphing. You know how to write strong sentences and build suspense into your paragraphs.

In other words, as a writer you are halfway there. Quite possibly to earning the best money of your life.

And — I can't emphasize this enough — the actual work of copywriting for someone who already knows the ropes is a lot easier than it is for most people, even after they've studied the program.

That's because writers are by nature self starters. We don't need a boss or a time clock to get us going in the morning. And it gets even better when you don't have to commute.

Everything was in the Six-Figure Copywriting Program, including sample assignments to help me build a strong portfolio and information on finding my first clients. I finished the course with the confidence I needed to start earning money.

This is the most cost-effective insurance you'll find anywhere. Insurance for your future as a writer, as an earner in uncertain economic times, as a husband, wife, parent, homeowner... whatever your life is all about right now. Insurance so you never have to accept a job you don't love.

I can tell you I paid $497 for this program, and it's been worth every penny, even twice or three times that amount.

And because you subscribe to Writers Digest, I know this program can have the same impact on your life as it did on mine. So AWAI has agreed to give you a VERY special offer...

If you order before midnight on Wednesday, February 24th you'll save $200 and have the opportunity to get started for just $59.40.

PLUS, you'll have an entire year to give it a shot, and see if copywriting is right for you. If at any time during the year you change your mind, you just call and let them know and they'll refund every penny you paid.

That's a bargain, even if you think you can't get to it right away!

Take advantage of this incredible offer now.

Or learn more about AWAI's Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting.

I found out it's true, and now you know: Your writing skill is worth a mint!

To your writing success,

Pat McCord
Published Author, Professional Copywriter, and Fellow Writer's Digest Subscriber

P.S. Remember, along with saving $200 you can test-drive the program for a full year! So you have absolutely no risk whatsoever. Learn more now.

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