Break Into Blog Writing shows you how to get long-term jobs writing for established blogs, so you can reach a large audience with your writing and get paid at the same time.

In this course, Ian Chandler shares the exact process he used to get steady blogging gigs.

You’ll learn how to get your first paid publication, build your reputation, and become a regular contributor to already established blogs.

By the end of the course, you’ll be armed with the knowledge you need to build a steady income writing for established blogs and websites.

Class Overview:

  • A 3 week training program that will give you everything you need to become a professional freelance blogger.
  • Learn how to get paid and published on blogs in any niche you can think of.
  • You’ll learn research techniques, refine your pitches, and analyze blog writing styles to help you find good-paying blogs, send successful pitches, and get your writing published.
  • Study at your own pace with self-directed lessons.
  • Full support via the learning platform, email, and our discussion forum –– so you can get all your questions answered.
  • Direct feedback from the course instructor.
  • Exercises to hone your skills so you can use them in real world settings.


Each session of the course starts with a limited group of students. You’ll be able to study the course at your own pace and also have a group of small students to interact with. We limit the course size so the instructor will be able to give every student plenty of support. The course instructor will be available

Everything will be available on our learning platform, so you can access it any time. That means you’ll be able to study at your own pace, replay the webinars, check out bonus content, and refer back to the course content at any point, even once you have finished the course.


Module 1 Week 1: First Steps
Unit 1 Day 1: Is Blog Writing For You?
Unit 2 Day 2: Finding Blogs
Unit 3 Day 3: Pitching (Writer's Perspective)
Unit 4 Day 4: Pitching (Editor's Perspective)
Unit 5 Day 5: The (Almost) Universal Style
Module 2 Week 2: Blog Styles & Pitching
Unit 1 Day 6: Popular Blogging Styles
Unit 2 Day 7: Blog Style and Your Style
Unit 3 Day 8: The First Pitch
Unit 4 Day 9: The Second Pitch
Unit 5 Day 10: The Third Pitch (And What Happens Next)
Module 3 Week 3: Making It
Unit 1 Day 11: Blog Writers' Responsibilities (Part 1)
Unit 2 Day 12: Blog Writers' Responsibilities (Part 2)
Unit 3 Day 13: Writing For Multiple Blogs
Unit 4 Day 14: When to Quit
Unit 5 Day 15: Why You Shouldn't Start A Blog

Who this class is for:

  • Writers who want to build a steady income as a freelance blogger
  • Writers who want to earn a steady income from their writing
  • Writers who have been too scared and need encouragement to bring their career to life
  • Writers who were successful at one point but don’t know how to make it in today’s marketplace

Who this class is NOT for:

  • Writers who want to start their own blog (this course is about writing for existing blogs)
  • Veteran writers who can consistently land clients via pitching
  • Writers only interested in publishing creative writing
  • Writers interested in pitching novels or book-length manuscripts

Your Instructor

Ian Chandler is the head instructor at Writing Launch and a professional freelance writer. He is the author of The No B.S. Guide to Freelance Writing and The Freelance Writer’s Battle. Ian specializes in blog writing and is passionate about helping fellow freelance writers achieve their dreams.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does enrollment end?
Enrollment closes once the class fills up. We’re limiting it to 30 new students. After that point, if you are not a member of Writing Launch, you will not be able to access this class. We do not currently have any other scheduled enrollment periods.
When does the course start?
The course starts as soon as you enroll. It is completely self-directed, which means you can fit the course into your schedule, based on your unique needs.
What if I need to start making a full time income right now?
This is not a get rich quick scheme. You’re not going to start making tons of money right away. However, the course will give you the tools, knowledge, and resources you need to build a sustainable, long term income. If you need money right now, this course won’t help. If you want a sustainable career as a writer, this course is for you.
I live abroad. Does this still apply to me?
One of the amazing things about freelance writing is that you can work anywhere. As long as you still have Internet access, you can build a successful career. So yes, the class definitely applies to you.
How long do I have access to the course?
You have access to the course for as long as you’re a member of Writing Launch. That means you can start at any time and always have access to instructor feedback.