How Travel Writing Made These the Best Years of My Life

How Travel Writing Made These the Best Years of My Life

In June, I turned 69. I started my 70th year on this big blue ball. It’s the best year of my life. I wouldn’t have believed it five years ago. In 2014, I was convinced my life was confined to my recliner, Netflix binges, and a glass of wine. My aging body was...
5 Tips to Build Success as a Travel Writer

5 Tips to Build Success as a Travel Writer

Recently, the most revered of individual U.S. college football awards, the Heisman Memorial trophy, was presented to Joe Burrow, the quarterback of Louisiana State University. Winners of this prestigious trophy, first awarded in 1935, epitomize great ability,...
Writing Local Travel Articles

Writing Local Travel Articles

If you think that you can’t become a travel writer or photographer because you can’t travel the world, I have some news for you. You don’t have to travel the world to write travel articles. You can create plenty of travel articles right here in your hometown. Travel...
5 Tips for Staying Motivated in the New Year

5 Tips for Staying Motivated in the New Year

I love the excitement of a new year and planning all the things to accomplish. Just as much as I love looking back over the past year and seeing how much has been accomplished. But I will admit, I am not fond of New Year’s resolutions because somehow, even with the...
How to Boost Your Career With Regional Media Events

How to Boost Your Career With Regional Media Events

During my first year in travel writing, I knew very little about regional media events. These are conferences where organizations promote destinations, hotels, and attractions. At these meetings, a writer gets to attend educational sessions, enjoy comped meals at...
5 Ways to Find Writing Opportunities Online

5 Ways to Find Writing Opportunities Online

When you are starting out as a writer, it can be challenging to know where to look for writing opportunities. Having been a full-time travel writer for about four years, I have picked up a variety of tips and tricks. I like to think I’ve become something of an expert...

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