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We Don’t Have to Be Starving Artists Anymore

When I started out as a travel writer way back in the dark ages of the early 1990s, it was a very tough game. Some ancient SATW veterans talk about those times like they

Four Ways to Jumpstart Your Travel Writing Income

When I first started going to travel writer conferences more than a decade ago, I was just at the point where I was backing out of a “regular job” and going full-time as a

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 who have only

6.5 Things That Will Make You a Better Non-fiction Writer

I made the point several times in the book that Travel Writing 2.0 is not a lesson on how to become a good writer. There are plenty of other books that do that very

Passports with Purpose Could Make You a Better (or Richer) Writer

Have you heard of Passports with Purpose? It’s the annual charity drive that accomplishes big things in developing countries through donations from people like you. Helping the cause are a lot of generous sponsors