Author Archive

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.

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding?

What’s your excuse for not succeeding with your writing career or blog? Is it Google’s fault? Pinterest’s? Editors who don’t respond? The pandemic? I’ve been talking to other travel writers since

Local and International Travel Blogging With Jeremy Jones

I’ve tipped a few beers with Jeremy Jones in several locations and have enjoyed the This Week in Blogging newsletter he has been putting together with Christopher Mitchell. He is best