Book Marketing in the Digital Age

When I look back on my book sales over the past 10 or 12 years, the revenues tend to average out to a shade over $1,000 per month. Some months are

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

The Cost to Publish a Book Yourself and The Faster Path to Profits

With the cost to publish a book yourself so low these days, your path to profit is much faster doing it independently on your own. There are still a few good

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