publisher interviews

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 […]

From the Publisher’s Mouth: Maria Russo of Culture-ist

Posted by on September 18, 2012 at 12:13 am

Maria is the co-founder of Culture-ist Magazine, an online magazine for people who are passionate about being active members of a global society. In our interview, Maria talks with me about breaking down cultural barriers through writing, the power of social media, and what she looks for in a great travel narrative. Enjoy! How did […]

What’s it take to be a Lonely Planet Guidebook Writer? An Interview with Brice Gosnell

Posted by on May 1, 2012 at 4:32 am

Brice Gosnell, publisher of the Americas for the Lonely Planet guidebook series, talks to us today about what it takes to make it as a guidebook writer. His top three tips? Learn to take criticism, don’t email your editor a million and twenty times a day, and don’t, under any circumstances, annoy your publisher (i.e., […]

From the Publisher’s Mouth: Angela Hoy of Booklocker

Posted by on March 6, 2012 at 12:29 am

It’s no secret the self-publishing industry is changing the face of the traditional “gate-keeping” print industry of the past. Today, Angela Hoy talks to us about her work with Booklocker, one of the premier print-on-demand publishers in the market today. Angela, who also publishes the free marketing emag Writersweekly.com, has quite a bit to say […]

Year-end Round-up and Reminders

Posted by on December 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

The last week of the year is almost here, so it’s a time to take a breath and reflect. When life is moving at a 100 miles an hour—some of that of our own doing with always-on technology—it’s important to step back and look at the big picture. So first, here’s what is becoming clearer […]