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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 […]

An Interview with Maliha Masood

Published on April 16, 2013 By Kristin

Maliha Masood, the author of  Zaatar Days, Henna Nights, recently published her second book, Dizzy in Karachi, a travel memoir about returning to her homeland in Pakistan as a woman to reconnect with her past. It’s a beautiful meditation on Maliha’s connection to her Pakistani heritage and a fascinating coming to terms with her childhood […]

A Conversation with Peter Moore

Published on March 20, 2012 By Kristin

Peter Moore left his advertising job to pursue his love of travel–and his decision certainly paid off! Seven narrative travel books later, Peter has no regrets. From titles like Shitting in the Toilet to Vroom with a View, this Aussie writer isn’t afraid to do or try anything! Check out his website here! How did […]

Begging for Permission vs. Making Things Happen

Published on January 6, 2012 By Tim

Here’s the kind of success story most people will tell you can’t happen. “I launched my self-published book in the first week of September this year. In just over two months, I’ve landed some big publishing deals and a movie deal.” Yes, that self-published travel/love story from Torre DeRoche, now to be known as Love […]