Hi! I’m Elna!

I’m a professional online writer and graduate from the University of British Columbia.

In addition, I’ve been featured on Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Freelance Writing, Tailwind, The Penny Hoarder, Infusion Soft, Smart Blogger and many other publications.

I’ve been regarded as a professional freelance writing coach and mentor as well as one of the leading writing experts in helping you fine-tune your on-boarding process, increasing your value and finding a new career out of your writing.

On ProWritingAid:

“Elna is well-known as one of the pros. Learning how to find clients, pitch, and earn money writing from her is a wonderful opportunity.”

On Business Insider:

[Elna] is a wonderful coach and does a magnificent job of walking you through the process of how to set up your own writer’s website, how to get great articles published and much more.

On Dollarsprout:

Elna Cain is another standout in the freelance writing world[.]

This site has been regarded as one of the top 100 Best Sites for Freelance Writers six years in a row from The Write Life. 

Additionally, my other highly resourceful site, FreelancerFAQs is also featured on this list and showcases many experts in the writing industry.


My big break into writing as a career started with writing content for Wheels – a division of the Toronto Star. This acted as a springboard to more writing for Psych Central and collaborations with a variety of major digital brands like OptinMonster, Sendible, Blogging Wizard, Smart Blogger, PageWiz, Brand24, Klear and Smarp.

While I did make a lot of mistakes doing this from the ground up, within six months I was able to earn a full-time income as a part-time freelance writer.

I’ve helped thousands of writers find their first freelance writing job and go on to make a living from this. Here is one of my course students story about starting her freelance writing business.

If you’ve been sitting on the idea of freelance writing but don’t know where to start, sign up for my free email course. You’ll learn what you need to do to land your first freelance writing client.

This site is dedicated to helping you become a successful professional writer

It’s a place where I share my experiences as a freelance writer and help you get started.

Some popular posts to help you get your freelance writing business off on the right foot:

How to Start a Blog for Your Business in 3 Easy Steps

20 Ways to Find Freelance Writing Jobs (As a Beginner)

An Insanely Fast Way to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

If you enjoy writing and find it easy to put your thoughts on paper, online writing could be for you. If you’re ready to take the next step, sign up for my free email course and get the tools you need to start your business off on the right track.

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