narrative writing Archive

A Conversation with Stephanie Elizondo Griest

This week, we feature the amazing Stephanie Elizondo Griest. Stephanie, an award-winning nonfiction writer, editor, and English professor, is the author of two memoirs, the powerful Around the Bloc and the

Does a Travel Writer Need to Travel Alone?

I read a blog post recently that said, “If you’re a writer, there’s only one way to travel and that’s solo. Travel with a companion and you come complete with an

From the Editor’s Mouth: Michael Yessis of World Hum

Back in 2001, Michael Yessis created the culture and travel website WorldHum.com with Jim Benning.  Since then, more than two dozen stories they’ve featured on their site have been featured in

A Conversation with Laurie Gough

Laurie Gough is the kind of writer who is redefining women’s travel—she isn’t afraid to jump into adventure or try something totally out of her comfort zone. She’s drunk hallucinogenic kava,

For Writers, Maturity Matters

“If you don’t have awareness and an analytical understanding of what worked before, you can’t build on it.” When Seth Godin wrote this in a blog post, he noted that the