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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

Let’s Head to Bangkok for TBEX Asia!

I’ve talked on here many times about how the right conferences can really turbocharge your writing career. There’s the network effect, the ability to connect with brands and destinations, and the educational aspect for

A Conversation with Roy Stevenson

Roy Stevenson has forged a second career as an internationally acclaimed travel writer.  Formerly a gym teacher, Roy began his career in travel writing in 2007 after attending a travel writing workshop Рand

Be a Part of the Next Edition of My Book

This survey is now closed – watch for the new edition in October 2015 I’ve just started working on an updated edition of Travel Writing 2.0 and I could use your input. The original

What Top Travel Editors Want From Freelancers

What do editors of Yahoo Travel, Nat Geo Intelligent Traveler, and two airline magazines want to see in their inbox? And what annoys them to death? Anyone who attended the recent NATJA Conference in