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Book Marketing in the Digital Age

The last post on here was about publishing without a publisher, which in most cases is what I would recommend for anyone who has a decent following and is putting out

Begging for Permission vs. Making Things Happen

Here’s the kind of success story most people will tell you can’t happen. “I launched my self-published book in the first week of September this year. In just over two months,

Does a Travel Writer Need to Travel Alone?

I read a blog post recently that said, “If you’re a writer, there’s only one way to travel and that’s solo. Travel with a companion and you come complete with an

Three Travel Editors Speak Their Mind

I was the keynote speaker at the recent conference for the North American Travel Journalists Association, but of course I learned a thing or two while I was there. I had

Does your bio say, “I’m an expert”?

Travels writers are, quite literally, all over the map. So their bios often reflect this, with a buffet table of credits and subjects showing their wide range of talent and experience.