writing advice Archive

A Conversation with Veteran Journalist, Margie Goldsmith

Margie Goldsmith has won 85 awards including SATW’s Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism’s Gold Award. She has hiked, cycled, paddled, climbed, run marathons, triathlons and adventure races and has been fluffed, buffed

4 Tactics That Are Working Now for Travel Writers and Bloggers

Just as a few long-time successful bloggers pointed out on this panel about what they would do now if starting over, you can’t keep using the same tactics year after year.

The Four Stages of a Successful Blog (and How to Promote at Each Level)

Despite what some self-appointed gurus will tell you, creating a successful blog is a long-term process, not a series of tricks and shortcuts. If you ask most people who have been

A Conversation with Susan Barnes

Susan Barnes is a prolific travel writer, talented photographer and an editor. Over the years her byline has appeared in numerous top publications including AARP.org, Delta Sky, Denver Life, Hemispheres, espnW.com,

First and Best Aren’t Necessary for Success, but Competent and Different Are

So much advice in business and entrepreneurship tells you to be the very best at what you do, or to get a big first-mover advantage to stand out. Much of that