six-figure-writing Archive

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

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

A Travel Blog or a Business?

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

9 Ways to Really Piss Off an Editor

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

Some Things to Know About Travel Writing 2.0

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.

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

It’s easy for us freelancers to just hole up in our home offices or in a corner of a coffee shop, feeling like we’re still connected and productive because we’ve got