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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

7 Mechanical Mistakes Most Writers Make (and I’m guilty of #4)

I’m a freelance writer and blogger, but I’m also an editor. The kind of editor that pays people for quality travel stories they write, for a publication that wins awards year

Five Things Writers Should Stop Doing in the ’20s

Old habits die hard with writers. We get into routines without thinking. We keep doing what worked before even when it doesn’t now. We get sloppy when we’re rushed to hit

Lavinia Spalding: Anthology Editor, Author, and Travel Writer

I first “met” Lavinia Spalding by e-mail when a story from Perceptive Travel online magazine made the cut for an edition of The Best Women’s Travel Writing, which she edits and

The Future of Press Trips for Travel Writers and Destinations

What will 2021 press trips look like? Will there be any fam trips for travel bloggers or freelancers the rest of this year? A lot of people in the industry don’t