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Hi there! If you've clicked on this page, it probably means you're new here.  Welcome to my blog! I'm Helen Bolam (you can read more about me here).

I'm on a journey to discover the secrets for real writing success:

  • How to make a living writing
  • How to stay focused 
  • Where to start writing
  • And much more!
Let's reach our writing goals together!

First things first, make sure to join the email list to get my free eBook 7 Steps to Writing Success.

All the posts!

I've put together some of my most viewed posts that you can start with if you're new.  Also make sure you check out the tools page that's packed with lots of helpful writing tools.

Why I Started the Blog

One of my first posts on the blog:

The Benefits of Writing on Hubpages


6 Tips to Stay Focused When You Write

Find Inspiration with these Writing Exercises

5 Ways to Keep Writing When Life Gets in the Way

"Just Write" Best Advice for Any Writer

How to Stay Fresh as a Writer: 10 Ideas to Start Your Originality

Quick Guide to Writing 2000 Words a Day

How to Make Writing Your Business

Discover the Websites that Pay Writer's $50+

How to Write About What Your Love and Get Paid

A Simple Guide to Writing an Article in 30 mins or Less

A Quick Guide to Improve Your Researching Skills and Write Accurately

Delectable List of Impressive & Creative Power Words for Headline Grabbing Blog Content

How to Write Exceptional Blog Content

Beginner's Guide: Simple Ways to Improve Your Writing

What Sort of Writer are You?

How to Write Like a Writer Everyday, If You Feel Like it or Not

10 Signs You're a Writer at Heart

5 Writing Courses That Could Change Your Life

70 Best Websites for Writers


6 Good Reasons Why You Should Write an eBook

8 Steps to Writing Your First eBook

Write an eBook in 30 Days and Finish it with this Guide

3 Good Reasons Why (and how) to Turn Your Blog into an eBook

Create an eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Writing, Publishing and Selling Your eBook

A Bloggers Guide: My Experience so Far Selling eBooks Online

How to Sell Your eBook Directly with Payhip

Selling Your eBook: 5 Alternatives to Amazon Kindle Publishing

Make Money Writing Free eBooks

Are You Easy to Find?

Things To Do Before You Self-Publish Your Ebook

Eleven Steps to Write and Publish an Ebook

The Rookie's Guide to Self-Publishing

8 Best Self-Publishing Companies for Authors

[How to] Self-Publish Your eBook a Quick Guide for Fledgling Authors

The Problem Self Publishing with Amazon [Update]

The Problem Self Publishing with Amazon

Publishing an eBook: Resources for Authors

6 Amazing Self-Publishing Tips for Authors

How to Self-Publish on Kindle: 3 Simple Steps to Publish Your eBook

14 Popular Kindle Publishing Resources


How to Start a Blogger Blog and Make Money

Blogger Basics: How to Customise Your Blogger Blog

How to Craft a Legendary Blog Post in 10 Steps

[Blog Content] Create Scannable Blog Posts

Blog Posts How Long Should They Be?

Blog Posts: Utilising Titles Productively.

8 Steps to Forming a Blog Post Idea

Important Points to Consider for Blog Posting Frequency

Write a Successful Series on Your Blog in 7 Steps

How to Stay Passionate About Your Blog

[Combating Bloggers Block] 9 Types of Blog Posts

Two Important Elements that Create Successful Blog Content

7 Ways to Look Outside the Box When You're Writing a Blog Post

Four Pillars for Writing Extraordinary Blog Posts