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Help Wanted: Travel Writers and Editors

If you are a freelance travel writer, you’ll hear plenty of your old timer peers groaning about what a tough time this is. But then if you talk to the younger

Freelance Pitching Tips From Top Travel Media Editors

What if you could sit in a room with four travel magazine editors who hire freelancers every month? What if you could get an hour’s worth of advice from them on

Five Business Theories to Apply to Your Self-Employed Writing Life

If you listen to a lot of business podcasts, read magazines like Inc., or just chat with other business owners in Facebook groups, you’ll eventually start hearing a few theories that

Matt Kepnes: Ten Years a Nomad and Making Money on His Own Terms

If asked to name 10 successful travel bloggers, almost anyone in our industry is going to have Matt Kepnes – better known as Nomadic Matt – in their list. Huge traffic,

6.5 Things That Will Make You a Better Non-fiction Writer

Is your writing kind of…blah? Are your articles just kind of laying there, not moving anyone to emotion or action? I made the point several times in the book that Travel