writing advice Archive

Here’s How to Consistently Run a Mediocre Blog

If you read a lot of conventional wisdom articles about how to write successful blog posts, you’ll read a lot of advice that’s just plain wrong. Some people giving out this

A Conversation with Charlene Peters

Charlene Peters has been a freelance writer for the past twenty years–and has seen a lot of changes to the travel industry during that time! From the Boston City Guide Examiner

An Interview with Rob Goss

Rob Goss is a freelance writer with an impressive pedigree: from publishing a number of award-winning guidebooks to writing for the likes of National Geographic Traveler and TIME, Rob knows what

11 Ways to Be a More Productive Writer (Who Makes Real $$)

I did a presentation at TBEX Toronto in 2013 with a range of slides on succeeding as a travel writer in the digital age. Some of them got a chuckle, some

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

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