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An Interview with Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Published on August 27, 2013 By Kristin

Carole Terwilliger Meyers, the author of 17 travel books, has been in the freelancing business for many years, having personally watched the shift from print to digital media. Like other savvy journalists, Carole decided to join the digital revolution by moving into blogging, turning her books into e-books, and focusing on online content and relationships. […]

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 […]

Book Marketing in the Digital Age

Published on January 11, 2012 By Tim

The last post on here was about publishing without a publisher, which in most cases is what I would recommend for anyone who has a decent following and is putting out a non-fiction book. But then what? Whether it’s the old way or the new way, the marketing is still mostly or fully on your […]

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 […]

Does a Travel Writer Need to Travel Alone?

Published on December 16, 2011 By Tim

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 invisible wall around you.” This is not the first time I’ve heard this sentiment stated, but rarely is it flouted in such an absolute […]