freelance writing Archive

Steph Dyson: A South America Travel Writing Specialist

I first met travel writer and blogger Steph Dyson on a Peru press trip—remember press trips? Our groups went our separate ways for most of it though, she going hiking in

Diversified Writing Income Is Essential to Thrive or Just Survive

Ever since I started this blog many years ago I’ve been preaching the need to set yourself up in a way that you have diversified writing income. Then when I launched

Great Writers Are Also Readers

“If you don’t have awareness and an analytical understanding of what worked before, you can’t build on it.” That’s something Seth Godin wrote in a blog post while talking about business

The Real Story on Press Trips for Travel Writers

“I had one question about press trips, which I thought you might be able to address on the blog or in the newsletter, if you think it makes sense. I’m wondering

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