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News & Notes — September 2020

Curb your inner critic! Check out this edition of New & Notes for cash contests, report cards, Radical Acceptance, and a chance to rewrite yourself.

PWA Live Events

Julie Hassett

Writing for Startups

Recorded: August 27th, 2020

Upcoming: Pam Foster

What works when it comes to scorecards and accountability?  

Upcoming September 28th, Noon Eastern 

Recent Additions

Ask the Experts


Julie Hassett: Writing For Startups

Member Spotlight

This is the lovely Sea of Cortez, home base for PWA member Keith Trimels

Keith Trimels: Opportunities Everywhere You Look

Action Steps

Working from home office. Upset woman using laptop and Internet. Freelancer workplace at kitchen table. Remote female business and career, stress in social distancing, self-isolation. Lifestyle moment

Save Yourself From 90,000 Hours Of Regret

Guest Writer Series

First to Final

Writing Direct Response Packages: A 20+ Year Veteran Shares His Success Secrets

If you’ve ever wanted to see the step-by-step process that a master level copywriter goes through, this is your chance. John Forde’s process makes it clear what goes into writing a successful direct response package.

Writing Challenges

New! 3 Sentence Cash Challenge

Our fall 2020 writing cash challenge is here… and all you need to do to enter to win is write 3 sentences. With five $100 prizes on offer, could you write 3 sentences and win?


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.

Bob Bly’s Copywriter Kit

Complete with sample contracts … letters of agreement … telephone scripts … rate sheets … and everything else you'll need to start and run a successful, six-figure freelance copywriting business.

Direct Response Jobs “Premium” Resume

Along with getting access to and searching the ads posted by marketers looking to hire new writers, your PWA membership now allows you to post your own page that promotes your writing services. It's just like having your own "mini website" directly on our job board, so marketers who want to search for the perfect writer can find and contact you directly.

On, click on the button: Access Your DRJ Premium Resume.

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!