editor interviews Archive

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

An Interview with Claudette Covey

Claudette Covey is the Executive Editor for travAlliancemedia covering Mexico, Canada and the U.S. East Coast for travel agents and consumers. Today she talks to us about how she got her start as a travel writer,

Assume Your Editor is a Demanding Jerk

The professional endures adversity. He lets the bullshit splash down his slicker, remembering that it comes clean with a heavy-duty hosing. He himself, his creative center, cannot be buried, even beneath a mountain of

An Interview with Don George

Don George wrote the book (literally) on travel writing. His book, The Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing, is the top-selling book on the craft of writing compelling travel stories. Don is also the

How NOT to Pitch an Editor

Following the old fiction writing adage of “show, don’t tell,” here’s an actual query I received recently as editor of Perceptive Travel. ” Dear editor, attached is a story of my visit to New Orleans