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An Interview with Karen Loftus

Today’s guest is a writer I first met on a press trip to Iceland. Karen Loftus is a real Renaissance woman, with past titles including stand-up comedian, fashion journalist, and playwright.

Travel Writing 2.0 for the iPad

If you’ve been holding off on buying the Travel Writing 2.0 book until you could read it on your iPad—or you just got a shiny new one for Christmas, you’re in

Screw the Gatekeepers

I grabbed this screenshot from the Amazon Kindle store last week when looking at the top-100 bestselling travel reference books. First of all, thanks to everyone who has ever bought a

An Interview with Jennifer Miner

Jennifer Miner is the go-to girl for all things Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles. An east-coaster by birth, she migrated to California and now lives in L.A., where she

Who has the biggest “circulation” now?

Who has the biggest “circulation” now? Who really reaches the most readers? One lone writer, Tim Ferris, has more monthly readers than GQ magazine with its huge staff and overhead. One