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The Travel Writing Newsletter and Popular Posts

First a quick reminder that if you’re serious about upping your game as a travel writer, blogger, or publisher, you’d be wise to sign up for our travel writing newsletter. There’s

9 Ways to Really Piss Off an Editor

I’ve danced around this subject, hinted at it, and addressed the margins, but it’s time for a rant. The past month has set a record for writers I really like trying

Some Things to Know About Travel Writing 2.0

We’re taking a break from the interviews and advice on this travel writing blog this week. So here’s a rundown on some housekeeping things and a few tidbits you might enjoy.

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

It’s easy for us freelancers to just hole up in our home offices or in a corner of a coffee shop, feeling like we’re still connected and productive because we’ve got

A Conversation with Lavinia Spalding

I first picked up Lavinia’s beautiful book, Writing Away, a few years ago after I returned with a suitcase of journals from my travels in Colombia. Five years later, I finally