travel editors

6 Mechanical Mistakes Most Writers Make (and I’m sometimes guilty of #4)

Posted by on February 21, 2014 at 12:30 pm

I’m a freelance writer and blogger, but I’m also an editor. The kind of editor that pays people for quality travel stories they write, for a publication that wins awards year after year. So I see things from both sides of the desk more than most. That includes seeing common writing mistakes that are not […]

How to Break in and Stay in with Editors as a Freelancer

Posted by on January 31, 2014 at 8:35 am

Last night I participated in a webinar that’s part of Travel Blog Success,which I’ll get to at the end. There were quite a few questions about breaking into freelancing, from bloggers who have only ever written for their own site. If you’ve never written a paid article for someone else, it’s an intimidating mountain to […]

A Conversation with Amanda Black

Posted by on September 24, 2013 at 12:35 am

Amanda Black and I recently met on a press trip to Malaysia and became instant friends. Our love for writing and editing, combined with our passion for travel and sharing that passion with others, had us chatting about travel writing nearly all week. As the Associate Editor for Sherman’s Travel, Amanda knows first-hand how important […]

An Interview with Paul Johnson

Posted by on September 10, 2013 at 12:47 am

Paul Johnson is the editor of and top contributor to A Luxury Travel Blog, one of the leading luxury travel blogs on the internet. In today’s interview, Paul, who has a PhD in Glaciology, discusses the growth of the blog and how his work in consulting and marketing have helped him create his luxury brand. […]

From the Editor’s Mouth: Andy Murdock of Lonely Planet

Posted by on June 25, 2013 at 12:24 am

Andy Murdock has had a fascinating career: he is one part scientist, one part travel writer. With a PhD in Biology from UC Berkeley and as the U.S. Digital Editor for Lonely Planet, Andy is an excellent example of someone who found his way into writing in an unexpected way–by traveling to interesting places in […]