narrative writing Archive

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

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

Travel Writer and Blogger Resolutions for a New Year

Around the edges, the way we work as travel writers and travel bloggers changes faster each year. There are new tools, new publications, and the corresponding death of what both are

5 Tricks That Will Make You a Better Travel Writer

Travel writing looks easy, especially to an outsider. You throw up some photos, talk about what you did in a place, and there’s your article, right? If one story is better

A Conversation About Real Travel Writing With Thomas Swick

Thomas Swick started out as a newspaper feature writer after living abroad and eventually became travel editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He’s now a freelancer. I met him at TBEX