Author Archive

An Interview With Freelance Writer Sharon McDonnell

Sharon McDonnell is a San Francisco-based freelance writer who has been covering travel, culture, food, and drink since 1999. Her work has appeared in,,, United Hemispheres, Air Canada

6 Ways to Stand Apart as a Writer

Are you minding the basics before you chase the new hot tips? Whether you are a freelance writer, a book author, a blogger, or some other media creator of things people

An Interview with Laurence Norah – Travel Photographer and Blogger

Laurence Norah started his first blog, Finding the Universe, in May 2010 after quitting the corporate life. We first interviewed him in 2013, so it was time to catch up to

Interview With Kim Foley MacKinnon, Travel Writer and Guidebook Author

Kim Foley MacKinnon is a Boston-based editor, journalist, and travel writer. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Food Network, Your AAA, Travel + Leisure, and US News & World

Freelance Writer? Assume Your Editor is a Demanding Jerk

The professional endures adversity. He lets the bullshit splash down his slicker, remembering that it comes clean with a heavy-duty hosing. He himself, his creative center, cannot be buried, even beneath