editor interviews Archive

A Conversation with Amanda Black

Amanda Black and I recently met on a press trip to Malaysia and became instant friends. Our love for writing and editing, combined with our passion for travel and sharing that

The Travel Writing Newsletter and Popular Posts

First a quick reminder that if you’re serious about upping your game as a travel writer, blogger, or publisher, you’d be wise to sign up for our travel writing newsletter. There’s

9 Ways to Really Piss Off an Editor

I’ve danced around this subject, hinted at it, and addressed the margins, but it’s time for a rant. The past month has set a record for writers I really like trying

From the Editor’s Mouth: Kate Appleton of Travel + Leisure

Editor’s note: Ms. Appleton moved on to Afar and then the Cathay Pacific magazines after this interview went up, but we’re leaving it as is because it’s filled with great advice.

A Conversation with Lavinia Spalding

I first picked up Lavinia’s beautiful book, Writing Away, a few years ago after I returned with a suitcase of journals from my travels in Colombia. Five years later, I finally