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A Conversation with Christine Tibbetts

Christine Tibbetts is a veteran journalist comfortable bridging her classical training as a reporter and news editor with social media platforms and in-the-moment communication. Long-form writing is her favorite, building compelling

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

Here’s How to Consistently Run a Mediocre Blog

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

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

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

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

It’s easy for us freelancers to just hole up in our home offices or in a corner of a coffee shop, feeling like we’re still connected and productive because we’ve got