freelance writing Archive

The Importance of the P-word in Travel Writing

We could probably run a fun psychology experiment on what comes to mind when you see that headline above, but in this case the P-word is rather mundane: “persistence.” This spelling bee favorite was

Catching up with Maureen Littlejohn

Maureen Littlejohn is certainly an accomplished writer and photographer, but it is her passion for doing good in this world that drives her.  Based in Toronto, Maureen has left her home for extended periods

Be a Part of the Next Edition of My Book

This survey is now closed – watch for the new edition in October 2015 I’ve just started working on an updated edition of Travel Writing 2.0 and I could use your input. The original

What Top Travel Editors Want From Freelancers

What do editors of Yahoo Travel, Nat Geo Intelligent Traveler, and two airline magazines want to see in their inbox? And what annoys them to death? Anyone who attended the recent NATJA Conference in

A Conversation with Kim Foley MacKinnon

Kim Foley MacKinnon is a Boston-based editor, journalist and travel writer. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, AAA Horizons, Travel + Leisure and USA Today, among others.  Kim is the author of