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11 Ways to Be a More Productive Writer (Who Makes Real $$)

Published on April 29, 2014 By Tim

I did a presentation at TBEX Toronto in 2013 with a range of slides on succeeding as a travel writer in the digital age. Some of them got a chuckle, some got frowns, but the one above got a collective gasp. A rather loud one. I knew it must have gotten some attention when people […]

How to Break in and Stay in with Editors as a Freelancer

Published on January 31, 2014 By Tim

Last night I participated in a webinar that’s part of Travel Blog Success,which I’ll get to at the end. There were quite a few questions about breaking into freelancing, from bloggers who have only ever written for their own site. If you’ve never written a paid article for someone else, it’s an intimidating mountain to […]

A Travel Blog or a Business?

Published on June 16, 2013 By Tim

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 Blog: Expanding Your Publishing Empire.” If you missed it attending another one at the same time or couldn’t attend TBEX […]

9 Ways to Really Piss Off an Editor

Published on December 4, 2012 By Tim

I’ve danced around this subject, hinted at it, and addressed the margins, but it’s time for a rant. The past month has set a record for writers I really like trying my patience and ones I’ve never met trying my nerves. So here’s the unadorned version of what’s really in my head (and sometimes in […]

Some Things to Know About Travel Writing 2.0

Published on October 10, 2012 By Tim

We’re taking a break from the interviews and advice on this travel writing blog this week. So here’s a rundown on some housekeeping things and a few tidbits you might enjoy. First, this blog is connected to the book you see at the right, Travel Writing 2.0: Earning Money From Your Travels in the New […]