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News & Notes — October 2023

Preview the newest LinkedIn client-getting tips, discover job leads, and dive into the latest book club pick in this month’s newsletter.

PWA Live Events

Pam Foster

Seasonality in the Writing World  

September 28th at Noon

Steve Maurer

LinkedIn Tactics That Work

Upcoming October 31

Recent Additions

Ask the Experts

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Build Your Own Benefits Package With Lorraine Hawkins

Member Spotlight

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Wendy Howarter: Employment Over Freelancing

Action Steps

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Make Seasonal Adjustments

Guest Writer Series

Writing Challenges

Our 2023 ‘Get A Gig’ Cash Writing Challenge

Join PWA’s latest “Get A Gig” writing challenge to help clients and win cash. All active members are welcome to join in — and win!

New Member Bonus: 9 Places to Get Clients NOW

In this PWA Exclusive bonus you'll discover 9 great places to get clients now. Not next week... next year... or someday. These are places you can go to start connecting with clients straight away.


PWA Logos: Promoting Yourself as a PWA Member

Use your membership to gain instant credibility. Download the logos below and place them on your website, business cards, and promotional materials.

Access to -- FREE!

Your PWA membership now includes complimentary access to This exceptional job board for writers is filled with thousands of hand-curated writing opportunities and includes positions for beginners and experienced writers alike.

Log on using your myAWAI password to upload multiple versions of your writing resume, provide marketers with standing links to your portfolio, and set up alerts so that no freshly posted dream job ever slips through your fingers again. 


Customize This: Copy Project Contract

Use this as a template for your own contracts with clients. Generously shared with us by Bob Bly, his "boiler plate" contract format is easy to use, well appointed and professional … but simple and plain enough to not sound like a bunch of legal mumbo-jumbo.

PWA Private LinkedIn Group

As a member of The Professional Writers’ Alliance, you're invited to participate in a members-only private group on LinkedIn

Inside our exclusive closed group, you'll be able to connect and converse with your fellow PWA members and mentors in a direct, real-time way. You can throw out ideas for feedback... share copy, key industry articles, and business plans for review ... or just reach out for support any time you need it.

This is our special, safe place to help each other grow and thrive. Don't miss out - join in today!  

Bob Bly’s Copywriter Kit

This legacy kit from the legendary Bob Bly includes sample contracts … letters of agreement … telephone scripts … rate sheets … that you can use as a model when building your own freelance copywriting business. [Note: Refresh underway - watch this space for updates!]