Travel Writing 2.0 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 has a common thread: leverage. If what you work on will last,

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

Meet Claudia Tavani: Former Human Rights Attorney Turned Travel Writer

In 2013, Claudia Tavani decided it was time to live her dream rather than keep dreaming. She packed her backpack and went off to explore Latin America. She was inspired to

The Case For Networking

As writers we spend a good amount of time alone in front of our computers. We have to if we’re going to meet those looming deadlines. But devoting time to your

Are You Proud of Your Portfolio Site?

As editor of Perceptive Travel for 10 years now, I’ve looked at a lot of travel writers’ portfolio sites. Most of them suck. The first thing I do when someone I