7 Mechanical Mistakes Most Writers Make (and I’m 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

Book Marketing in the Digital Age

When I look back on my book sales over the past 10 or 12 years, the revenues tend to average out to a shade over $1,000 per month. Some months are

Travel Writing During Lockdowns: What Worked in an Awful Year?

Probably when we’re 80 years old, we’ll still look back at 2020 as one of the worst years ever, for a whole host of reasons. It was an especially bad year

The Cost to Publish a Book Yourself and The Faster Path to Profits

With the cost to publish a book yourself so low these days, your path to profit is much faster doing it independently on your own. There are still a few good

Abandoned Factories and Shuttered Print Publications

Whenever there’s a transition from one kind of demand to another, the creative destruction can be painful. That’s true in all types of business, from blue-collar manufacturing to white-collar professional services.