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6 Mechanical Mistakes Most Writers Make (and I’m sometimes guilty of #4)

Published on February 21, 2014 By Tim

I’m a freelance writer and blogger, but I’m also an editor. The kind of editor that pays people for quality travel stories they write, for a publication that wins awards year after year. So I see things from both sides of the desk more than most. That includes seeing common writing mistakes that are not […]

Are You Solving a Problem or Just Spouting Off?

Published on January 14, 2014 By Tim

One big slap in the face that many entrepreneurs get too late is they find out that this great idea they’ve invested so much time and money in is one that makes people yawn. Nobody cares enough to spend their hard-earned money on it. Many bloggers find out the same thing, both in terms of […]

An Interview with Michael Collins

Published on December 10, 2013 By Kristin

  Michael Collins has worked in the travel and media industry for over a decade. Now, he runs TravelMedia.ie, a media consulting company that represents tourism bureaus, hotels, and agencies in the Irish tourism market. In our interview today, Michael talks about working on the other side of travel writing and offers some tips on […]

A Conversation with Carol Cain

Published on November 12, 2013 By Kristin

Carol Cain is a PR professional turned travel blogger. The goal of her site, Girl Gone Travel, is to inspire travel with friends, as a couple, or with family–and she does this through quirky blog posts, fun videos, and a lot of social media! She’ll be speaking at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas […]

Five Things Writers Should Stop Doing in the ’10s

Published on May 22, 2013 By Tim

Old habits die hard with writers. We get into routines without thinking. We keep doing what worked before even when it doesn’t now. We get sloppy when we’re rushed to hit a deadline. We do things the way we did when we started out, even though times have changed. We do what one particular instructor […]