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An Interview with Kimberley Lovato

Published on March 13, 2015 By Terri Marshall

Kimberley Lovato left corporate America to become an award-winning travel writer and author. Today she talks to us about how she got her start as a freelancer, her recent Gold Solas Award and her goals for the future. What was the first story you ever got published and how did you go from there to […]

An Interview with Don George

Published on February 10, 2015 By Kristin

Don George wrote the book (literally) on travel writing. His book, The Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing, is the top-selling book on the craft of writing compelling travel stories. Don is also the editor of seven literary travel anthologies and recently started editing Words and Wanderlust, a new long-form narrative column at BBC Travel. […]

A Conversation with Pam Mandel

Published on July 8, 2014 By Kristin

Pam Mandel has done a beautiful job blending her day job of technical writing with her passion for writing and blogging about travel. She blogs at Nerd’s Eye View, has freelanced for some of the most important publications in the industry, and co-founded Passports with Purpose, a group that raises money for worthy causes that […]

A Short History of Bookstores (and Why Authors Love Amazon)

Published on August 14, 2013 By Tim

It’s the best time in history to be a book buyer or a book author. For a bookstore owner, not so much. In fact it’s kind of a treat when you can find a bookstore now, especially an independent one. It’s something to be savored, like stumbling upon an independent music shop or a natural […]

An Interview with Matt Kepnes

Published on April 23, 2013 By Kristin

¬†Matt Kepnes is Nomadic Matt – writer and owner of the popular travel blog of the same name. After a RTW trip in 2004, he decided to build a budget travel blog that would help other travelers save money and build their itineraries. In our interview, Matt talks to me about the difference between being […]