travel writers

An Interview with Kimberley Lovato

Posted by on March 13, 2015 at 12:54 pm

Kimberley Lovato left corporate America to become an award-winning travel writer and author. Today she talks to us about how she got her start as a freelancer, her recent Gold Solas Award and her goals for the future. What was the first story you ever got published and how did you go from there to […]

Go From Broke Writer to Upper Middle Class by Living Abroad

Posted by on February 25, 2015 at 9:47 am

It’s not easy making a comfortable living as a full-time travel writer or blogger, so the Travel Writing 2.0 book and blog are all about helping you increase your income. If you subscribe to the Travel Writing Success newslettter, you’re getting more good nuggets direct from me each month. Income is only half the equation […]

An Interview with Don George

Posted by on February 10, 2015 at 12:30 am

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 editor of seven literary travel anthologies and recently started editing Words and Wanderlust, a new long-form narrative column at BBC Travel. […]

A Conversation with Nick Wharton

Posted by on January 27, 2015 at 10:07 am

Nick is half of the voice behind the Goats on the Road travel blog (his partner, Dariece, is the other half!). Today, Nick talks to us about going from being travelers to traveling writers and how opportunities like house-sitting have helped them make traveling and blogging a lifestyle. What took you from being travelers to […]

What’s Going to Work in Travel Writing Going Forward

Posted by on January 13, 2015 at 8:08 am

What’s going to make you a successful travel writer or blogger in 2015? I’ll answer that question in more detail when I put out an updated second edition of Travel Writing 2.0 mid-year, but in the meantime here’s a quick index card version. Kristin and I have interviewed a few dozen more writers and bloggers […]