writing advice Archive

Are You Measuring the Right Success Statistics?

Are you looking at the stats that really matter, or the vanity metrics that are in your face every day? If you spend much time listening to other travel bloggers at conferences and in

Don’t be THAT Writer:  FAM and Press Trip Etiquette Tips

Last year was one of the most incredible years I have experienced as a travel writer.  I took so many trips one friend suggested I find a suitcase that could be thrown into the

Give Yourself a Raise Travel Writing Webinar Replay

I hosted a group of ambitious travel writers and bloggers last Friday live in a free webinar. If you aren’t part of the Travel Writing Success newsletter list or you couldn’t make it, no

Four Ways to Jumpstart Your Travel Writing Income

When I first started going to travel writer conferences more than a decade ago, I was just at the point where I was backing out of a “regular job” and going full-time as a

A Conversation About Real Travel Writing With Thomas Swick

Thomas Swick started out as a newspaper feature writer after living abroad and eventually became travel editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He’s now a freelancer. I met him at TBEX in Ft. Lauderdale