conferences Archive

Is it Still Worthwhile to Join a Trade Organization for Writers?

I recently attended my fourth NATJA conference and it rocked. We partied at the Puerto Vallarta beaches and drank an untold amount of tequila. We went to panels and sessions that made us better

Talking Travel, TBEX, and Tesla With Kim Mance

Kim Mance and I were recently panelists together at the NATJA convention talking about how blogs are valued and how to make one valuable. I tracked her down afterwards to expand on some of

The Importance of Face-to-face Networking for Writers

Today’s travel writing success post is a story behind a photo. This blurry photo above. Pictured there are Jennifer Miner, me, Beth Blair, Sheila Scarborough, Ramsey Qubein, and Kara Williams. Many of us met

A Travel Blog or a Business?

As I’ve mentioned on this travel writing blog several times and in the travel writing newsletter, I was a speaker at the TBEX conference earlier this month in Toronto. My talk was titled “Beyond

Your (Free) Ticket to Travel Blogging Success

TBEX 2013 will be in the happening city of Toronto, Canada in early June and I’ll be joining 750+ attendees to talk about travel, adventures, writing, photographing, blogging, and making a living with the