freelance writing Archive

Does What You’re Writing Have Leverage?

I’ve given a lot of talks at writing conferences and travel conventions on different subjects and much of the advice┬áhas a common thread: leverage. If what you work on will last,

Find Travel Writing and Blogging Success Through Mentoring Advice

I strongly believe that if you stop learning in the Travel Writing 2.0 age, you are going to move backward like a dead fish in a fast-moving stream. To be the

Audience First, Money Second

Editor’s note – This is an update of a post that originally went up in 2010, thus the old comments. I’m reviving it again because it’s an answer to one of

A Conversation with Gina Vercesi

Gina DeCaprio Vercesi is a New York-based adventurer, storyteller, and nature girl. Chronicling journeys on land, water, and snow, her work has appeared in publications including Sierra, Delta Sky, Travel +

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding?

I’ve been talking to other travel writers since “travel writing” meant you had to write for magazines or guidebook companies. Then I’ve been talking to travel bloggers since I launched the

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