six-figure-writing Archive

9 Ways to Really Piss Off an Editor

I’ve danced around this subject, hinted at it, and addressed the margins, but it’s time for a rant. The past month has set a record for writers I really like trying

Some Things to Know About Travel Writing 2.0

We’re taking a break from the interviews and advice on this travel writing blog this week. So here’s a rundown on some housekeeping things and a few tidbits you might enjoy.

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

It’s easy for us freelancers to just hole up in our home offices or in a corner of a coffee shop, feeling like we’re still connected and productive because we’ve got

Does your bio say, “I’m an expert”?

Travels writers are, quite literally, all over the map. So their bios often reflect this, with a buffet table of credits and subjects showing their wide range of talent and experience.

Where Art and Commerce Meet

Or…where the left and right brain come together in the mind of a writer. There’s a great post over at Copyblogger called Confessions of a 21st Century Writer. There’s nothing steamy