Monthly Archives: April 2003


Submission Call for Travel Writers

Craigslist in NY has a post calling for travel writing submissions. If you have a travel story, photo, or tip check them out. They say they're paying. It's fairly vague, and there's no connecting web site, but it's worth an inquiry. Thanks for sending this in Amy 🙂


Star of the Sea

I was thumbing through the Borders May catalog and was delighted to find a book by Joseph O’Connor. I read Sweet Liberty: Travels In Irish America back in the mid 90s, and laughed so hard. It’s been years since I’ve thought about O’Connor. The prospect that he might have another […]


Waiting

I've been waiting all morning to see if anyone would fax me the review of Sand In My Bra from today's issue of Publisher's Weekly. But no one has it yet and the Reviews Annex online is still showing the reviews from last week. Tic tock.


The Wanderlust Survival Guide

Ken Vollmer will be reading from his self published book, the Wanderlust Survival Guide. Tues May 29, 7:30pm Berkeley, CA Easy Going Wed June 11, 7:00pm San Francisco, CA Get Lost Books and Maps This is a must read for any first time traveler.


New Release of the Week

I got a newsletter from California Authors this morning and as I was reading it, I thought, what a great community for writers. My second thought was that I needed to tell them about Sand In My Bra. As I kept reading, I was thrilled to find that they already […]


Want to Learn How to Publicize a Book?

TT is looking for a publicity intern to help promote Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures: Funny Women Write from the Road. Get on the bandwagon and ride it as long as you like. This unpaid position could last several weeks, or all summer. Contact Krista Holmstrom, krista@travelerstales.com. This […]


Jobs with the Big Guns

I applied for a job with National Geographic yesterday. This morning I applied to Expedia, and later I'm going to apply to the Travel Channel. Here are the job links to a few of the big wigs. National Geographic Travel Channel Virgin Atlantic Outside Magazine Rough Guides Expedia.com


Jumpstart Your Magazine Writing Career

Do you want to write for travel adventure magazines? Outside Magazine is looking for four editorial interns. I can't think of a better way to get into the biz than starting right here. Act fast, I don't know how long that has been up on their site. Maybe it’s an […]


Researching Travel Publishers

Whether you've got your manuscript written, or you're still mulling over the story line for your first, second, or third travel book, it's never too early to start researching publishers. Which houses are putting out books similar to yours? Where do you see your book fitting in? Narrowing your market […]