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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

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

What It Takes to Go Pro as a Travel Writer or Blogger

Like most fun gigs, travel writing is a dream job if you don’t need to care about the money. If you’re trying to go pro and make a living at it,

Modern Travel Blogging: How We Got Here and the Future of Storytelling

I provide regular rants on this blog in between interviews and have more than a few negative critiques about boring blogs in the Travel Writing 2.0 book and in my Travel