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Go From Broke Writer to Upper Middle Class by Living Abroad

Published on February 25, 2015 By Tim

It’s not easy making a comfortable living as a full-time travel writer or blogger, so the Travel Writing 2.0 book and blog are all about helping you increase your income. If you subscribe to the Travel Writing Success newslettter, you’re getting more good nuggets direct from me each month. Income is only half the equation […]

An Interview with Don George

Published on February 10, 2015 By Kristin

Don George wrote the book (literally) on travel writing. His book, The Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing, is the top-selling book on the craft of writing compelling travel stories. Don is also the editor of seven literary travel anthologies and recently started editing Words and Wanderlust, a new long-form narrative column at BBC Travel. […]

How NOT to Pitch an Editor

Published on February 5, 2015 By Tim

Following the old fiction writing adage of “show, don’t tell,” here’s an actual query I received recently as editor of Perceptive Travel. ”┬áDear editor, attached is a story of my visit to New Orleans Mardi Gras with my wife Barbara that you might be interested in using in your magazine.” Firstname Lastname (withheld) I’m starting […]

An Interview with Audrey Bergner

Published on January 20, 2015 By Kristin

Audrey Bergner started traveling when she was 18 years old and is now a full-time travel blogger, photographer, YouTube video maker, and freelance writer. In our interview today, Audrey shares with me how she got over 100,000 Facebook fans and why she has learned to diversity her approach to media. Enjoy! Audrey, your Facebook fan […]

What’s Going to Work in Travel Writing Going Forward

Published on January 13, 2015 By Tim

What’s going to make you a successful travel writer or blogger in 2015? I’ll answer that question in more detail when I put out an updated second edition of Travel Writing 2.0 mid-year, but in the meantime here’s a quick index card version. Kristin and I have interviewed a few dozen more writers and bloggers […]