travel writing advice Archive

What It Takes to Go Pro as a Travel Writer or Blogger

Like most fun gigs, travel writing is a dream job if you don’t need to care about the money. If you’re trying to go pro and make a living at it,

Lavinia Spalding: Anthology Editor, Author, and Travel Writer

I first “met” Lavinia Spalding by e-mail when a story from Perceptive Travel online magazine made the cut for an edition of The Best Women’s Travel Writing, which she edits and

4 Tactics That Are Working Now for Travel Writers and Bloggers

Just as a few long-time successful bloggers pointed out on this panel about what they would do now if starting over, you can’t keep using the same tactics year after year.

A Conversation with Tracey Minkin of Coastal Living Magazine

Tracey Minkin is a writer and editor with more than three decades experience with national publications and websites. Currently, she’s the Senior Editor Travel + Features for Coastal Living—a two-time Lowell

First and Best Aren’t Necessary for Success, but Competent and Different Are

So much advice in business and entrepreneurship tells you to be the very best at what you do, or to get a big first-mover advantage to stand out. Much of that