Author Archive

What It Takes to Go Pro as a Travel Writer or Blogger

Like most fun gigs, travel writing is a dream job if you don’t need to care about the money. If you’re trying to go pro and make a living at it,

Modern Travel Blogging: How We Got Here and the Future of Storytelling

I provide regular rants on this blog in between interviews and have more than a few negative critiques about boring blogs in the Travel Writing 2.0 book and in my Travel

Five Things Writers Should Stop Doing in the ’20s

Old habits die hard with writers. We get into routines without thinking. We keep doing what worked before even when it doesn’t now. We get sloppy when we’re rushed to hit

Chantae Reden: Guidebook Author and Adventure Travel Writer

Chantae Reden is a surfer, free diver, and resident of Fiji, which already makes her one of the most interesting people I know. She runs her own travel blogs, contributes to

Lavinia Spalding: Anthology Editor, Author, and Travel Writer

I first “met” Lavinia Spalding by e-mail when a story from Perceptive Travel online magazine made the cut for an edition of The Best Women’s Travel Writing, which she edits and