book publishing Archive

A Short History of Bookstores (and Why Authors Love Amazon)

It’s the best time in history to be a book buyer or a book author. For a bookstore owner, not so much. In fact it’s kind of a treat when you

An Interview with Maliha Masood

Maliha Masood, the author of  Zaatar Days, Henna Nights, recently published her second book, Dizzy in Karachi, a travel memoir about returning to her homeland in Pakistan as a woman to

The Travel Writing Newsletter and Popular Posts

First a quick reminder that if you’re serious about upping your game as a travel writer, blogger, or publisher, you’d be wise to sign up for our travel writing newsletter. There’s

An Interview with Jane Tara

Jane Tara’s first book, the children’s travel activity book, Around the World in 80 Days–80 Fun Things to Do With Little Travelers on Long Trips, became the genesis for Jane’s path

A Conversation with Lavinia Spalding

I first picked up Lavinia’s beautiful book, Writing Away, a few years ago after I returned with a suitcase of journals from my travels in Colombia. Five years later, I finally