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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 […]

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

Published on January 31, 2014 By Tim

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 who have only ever written for their own site. If you’ve never written a paid article for someone else, it’s an intimidating mountain to […]

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 […]

70 Nuggets of Advice From a Successful Blogger

Published on November 3, 2013 By Tim

We do lots of interviews with successful bloggers and writers on this travel writing blog, but the normal question/answer format doesn’t lend itself to very long, detailed “here’s what to do” nuts and bolts advice sections. Sometimes I’ll veer off and do one of those myself, like The 4 Stages of a Successful Blog or […]

A Travel Blog or a Business?

Published on June 16, 2013 By Tim

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 was titled “Beyond Your Blog: Expanding Your Publishing Empire.” If you missed it attending another one at the same time or couldn’t attend TBEX […]