book publishing

An Interview with Colleen Lanin

Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 12:20 am

You’re the editor-in-chief behind Travel Mamas. What gave you the inspiration for the site and how did you get it off the ground? When I became a mom, I looked for a book with practical and fun advice for traveling with babies and children but had a hard time finding what I wanted. I asked […]

Working on the Road With Nora Dunn, the Professional Hobo

Posted by on August 21, 2014 at 12:14 pm

Nora Dunn is a former certified financial planner who is the editor of The Professional Hobo. She is also a freelance writer, and a regular contributor to Wise Bread, Transitions Abroad, and many organizations’ websites, newsletters, and blogs. She’s the author of How to Get Free Accommodation Around the World and runs a free course […]

A Conversation with David & Veronica James

Posted by on August 5, 2014 at 12:21 am

David and Veronica James set out to “break the empty nest rules” after their kids left home and haven’t looked back since. They started their blog, Gypsy Nester, and have their first book, Going Gypsy, coming out in February 2015. In our interview today, David and Veronica talk about finding the courage to start their […]

Are You Solving a Problem or Just Spouting Off?

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm

One big slap in the face that many entrepreneurs get too late is they find out that this great idea they’ve invested so much time and money in is one that makes people yawn. Nobody cares enough to spend their hard-earned money on it. Many bloggers find out the same thing, both in terms of […]

The Best Travel Writing Advice We Got This Year

Posted by on January 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

As we ring in a new year of writing, blogging, and traveling, we couldn’t help but go back through the nearly 50 interviews we conducted in 2013 to see where we’ve been and where we’re going. The travel industry is changing (there is no doubt about that!), and these writers, editors, and publishers have given […]