writing advice

Summer Round-Up: Best Travel Writing Advice So Far This Year

Posted by on July 22, 2014 at 6:50 am

As we reach the halfway point of 2014, we couldn’t help but go back through many interviews we’ve conducted so far this year 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 us insight into how […]

Here’s How to Consistently Run a Mediocre Blog

Posted by on June 25, 2014 at 12:21 pm

If you read a lot of conventional wisdom articles about how to write successful blog posts, you’ll read a lot of advice that’s just plain wrong. Some people giving out this advice give it because it worked for them five years ago so they assume it’s still working now. Others are just parroting what they’re […]

A Conversation with Charlene Peters

Posted by on May 13, 2014 at 12:23 am

Charlene Peters has been a freelance writer for the past twenty years–and has seen a lot of changes to the travel industry during that time! From the Boston City Guide Examiner to Gatehouse Media, Charlene has worked for a number of travel and media publications and has recently shifted a lot of her energy into […]

An Interview with Rob Goss

Posted by on May 6, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Rob Goss is a freelance writer with an impressive pedigree: from publishing a number of award-winning guidebooks to writing for the likes of National Geographic Traveler and TIME, Rob knows what it’s like to juggle the many projects of a freelancer. In our interview today, he shares some of his personal success stories and offers […]

11 Ways to Be a More Productive Writer (Who Makes Real $$)

Posted by on April 29, 2014 at 10:09 pm

I did a presentation at TBEX Toronto in 2013 with a range of slides on succeeding as a travel writer in the digital age. Some of them got a chuckle, some got frowns, but the one above got a collective gasp. A rather loud one. I knew it must have gotten some attention when people […]