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See My TBEX Asia Presentation: The Antifragile Travel Blogger

Couldn’t make it all the way to Bangkok, Thailand for the first TBEX Asia conference in October? Don’t worry, you can still see my presentation on how to smooth out the income roller coaster

How Successful Writers Get More Done Than You

I was just a speaker at TBEX Asia and will be attending the North America version this week. I got a lot of feedback on what’s working and what’s not. I also just polled

An Interview with Jim Cheney

 Jim Cheney didn’t start out as a writer, he started as a traveler.  But his traveling reports home to family and friends spurred his interest in writing and he has managed to forge a

The Importance of the P-word in Travel Writing

We could probably run a fun psychology experiment on what comes to mind when you see that headline above, but in this case the P-word is rather mundane: “persistence.” This spelling bee favorite was

An Interview with Melanie Votaw

Melanie Votaw is a successful freelance writer working in several genres.  We caught up with her recently to find out how she got started, how she sustains her steady stream of work and what