Is it Still Worthwhile to Join a Trade Organization for Writers?

I recently attended my fourth NATJA conference and it rocked. We partied at the Puerto Vallarta beaches and drank an untold amount of tequila. We went to panels and sessions that made us better

Be a Part of the Next Edition of My Book

I’ve just started working on an updated edition of Travel Writing 2.0 and I could use your input. The original version was written to be evergreen, but sometimes a Panda or Penguin will show

A Conversation with Photographer & Writer Laura Watilo Blake

Laura Watilo Blake has forged a career as an internationally published, award-winning travel photographer and writer. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, New Mexico Magazine,

What Top Travel Editors Want From Freelancers

What do editors of Yahoo Travel, Nat Geo Intelligent Traveler, and two airline magazines want to see in their inbox? And what annoys them to death? Anyone who attended the recent NATJA Conference in

A Conversation with Kimberly Krol of Global Traveler

In 2006 Kimberly Krol joined Global Traveler as circulation and public relations executive. After deciding her true passion was on the editorial side of the publishing industry, Kim moved into the role of managing editor