My post last week about the myth of getting paid to travel struck a few nerves, particularly my comments about press trips.
But here’s what surprised me: I thought more folks would disagree with me about how (un)realistic it is to make money as a travel writer. I expected to see more negative comments on that post, so much that I thought twice about publishing it.
But once again life proves that it’s worth it to stick your neck out a little. Because in the days after that post went live, I received e-mails, tweets and response blog posts from writers who were so glad that someone had finally said it.
If you’re a writer who has dreamed of getting paid to see the world, you might be interested in these follow-up conversations:
What did I miss?