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An Interview with Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators

Published on February 21, 2012 By Kristin

Jessie Voigt’s dream to blend her love for travel writing with her passion for teaching led her to create Wandering Educators, a travel site for global educators and a place for young travel writers to begin finding their voices and honing their craft. Jessie, who has written for many travel sites, looks for young people […]

A Conversation with Laurie Gough

Published on November 29, 2011 By Kristin

Laurie Gough is the kind of writer who is redefining women’s travel—she isn’t afraid to jump into adventure or try something totally out of her comfort zone. She’s drunk hallucinogenic kava, befriended strangers waiting for the full moon to rise, lived in hollowed-out trees, ridden motorcycles with Hell’s Angels wannabes, and been devoured by bedbugs. […]

A Conversation with Amanda Castleman

Published on May 17, 2011 By Kristin

This week, we’re highlighting travel writer Amanda Castleman, known for her adventure writing and  popular new media and travel writing online classes. To honor her work as a mentor and teacher, Kristin Mock asked Amanda a series of questions for writers just getting their careers off the ground. Amanda, whose work has been featured in […]

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

Published on May 13, 2011 By Tim

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 well already. Mine is about making money from the craft instead of being a starving artist. Having said that, I am […]

An Interview with Peter Mandel

Published on May 3, 2011 By Kristin

Peter Mandel has spread his love of travel across generations: not only has he authored nine children’s books, he writes for the travel sections of such publications as The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. Whether chronicling his experience kayaking to the Statue of Liberty or teaching kids about different kinds of vehicles (Planes at […]