travel writing

The Travel Writing Advice You Don’t Want to Hear

March 11, 2013

A big THANK YOU to everyone who took my 2013 survey! It gave me a ton of insight about what you want to learn about, and I’ll be covering your suggested topics in the coming months. (If there’s something you really want to read about this year, it’s not too late to let me know.) […]

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Teleconference Thursday Night on Writing Travel Memoir

June 9, 2011

If you’re into travel writing and memoir, consider joining this free teleconference tonight with the National Association of Memoir Writers. At 7pm EST, I’ll be a guest for the discussion, along with literary agent Elizabeth Evans. All you’ve got to do is register today and dial in tonight. Here are the details.

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Q&A: Travel Writer Doug Mack on Importance of Voice

April 11, 2011

Whenever you have a goal, one of the best ways to succeed is talking to people who have already done it. Their road map might not be right for you, but you’re likely to gain at least one piece of insight that will help you on your own journey. That’s why I’m always psyched to […]

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The myth of getting paid to travel

February 7, 2011

Want to know how you can REALLY travel the world? Check out my eguide, How to Take a Career Break to Travel. I can’t stand all the posts on travel blogs that claim it’s possible to travel the world for free through writing. It’s NOT. Okay, maybe it’s possible for a few select writers. But […]

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Writers' Roundup: May 21

May 21, 2010

Happy Friday! My favorite links from this week: Is travel writing becoming by and for the wealthy? Travel writer Jason Cochran brings up some good points in this post. Writer Courtney Kane says second-hand books come into our lives when we’re supposed to read them. Love it. Some advice on describing places in your travel […]

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What's travel writing to you?

March 3, 2010

In her interview here last week, author Mary Morris offered some great insight that I think is worth fleshing out. She wrote: To me real travel writing is predominately about place. But in my travel writing it seems to be more about people (and often I'd have to admit myself) as some story is unfolding. […]

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