How I Made $11,000 From Writing in 30 Days

And what it took to get there

Tim Denning
10 min readAug 7, 2019


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If you asked me whether I would ever make money from writing, I would have said no. I have no special skill, gift, or even a writer to mentor me.

In the last 30 days, I’ve made more than $11,000 from writing.

It was after doing an audit of my expenses for the month that I realized, “Holy shit, there’s $11,000 of income just from writing!”

So here’s the deal: If I can make money from writing, you definitely can too. The reason for this article is that the most common questions I still get are:

  1. How do I get started?
  2. How does typing words actually make money?

So without any fluff, BS, broken promises, dreams of Ferraris and selfies with Richard Branson, I’m going to tell you the answer to these two questions after doing it successfully for more than a year.

Ready? Let’s go.

From 2014–2017

Not a single dollar was made from blogging during these years.

Let’s be clear that the start is a slow burn. But the good news is that I wasn’t just a shit writer to begin with—I was a really shit writer, and a lot of time was wasted. You can definitely do better than me by…



Tim Denning

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