freelance writing Archive

Audience First, Money Second

Editor’s note – This is an update of a post that originally went up in 2010, thus the old comments. I’m reviving it again because it’s an answer to one of

A Conversation with Gina Vercesi

Gina DeCaprio Vercesi is a New York-based adventurer, storyteller, and nature girl. Chronicling journeys on land, water, and snow, her work has appeared in publications including Sierra, Delta Sky, Travel +

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding?

I’ve been talking to other travel writers since “travel writing” meant you had to write for magazines or guidebook companies. Then I’ve been talking to travel bloggers since I launched the

A Conversation with Robert Curley

Robert “Bob” Curley is a freelance travel writer working for a number of publications, notably Coastal Living, AFAR, Wedding Style magazine, and Business Traveller. He has spent many years covering Caribbean

Are You Too Cheap to Succeed?

If your travel writing or blogging earnings have stalled and you can’t seem to move the needle, you may want to look at your spending. No, I’m not telling you to