writing advice Archive

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

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

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

An Interview with Michael Collins

  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

70 Nuggets of Advice From a Successful Blogger

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”

A Travel Blog or a Business?

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