Travel Writing 2.0 book

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 […]

How NOT to Pitch an Editor

Posted by on February 5, 2015 at 10:52 am

Following the old fiction writing adage of “show, don’t tell,” here’s an actual query I received recently as editor of Perceptive Travel. ”┬áDear editor, attached is a story of my visit to New Orleans Mardi Gras with my wife Barbara that you might be interested in using in your magazine.” Firstname Lastname (withheld) I’m starting […]

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 […]

An Interview with Audrey Bergner

Posted by on January 20, 2015 at 12:17 am

Audrey Bergner started traveling when she was 18 years old and is now a full-time travel blogger, photographer, YouTube video maker, and freelance writer. In our interview today, Audrey shares with me how she got over 100,000 Facebook fans and why she has learned to diversity her approach to media. Enjoy! Audrey, your Facebook fan […]

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 […]