Monthly Archives: May 2004


73rd Annual California Book Awards

I’m thinking about going to this when I get back to SF. 73rd Annual California Book Awards Is anybody going? I’ll admit, I’m not that book crazy, nor have I read the winning books. But Oscar is master of ceremonies and I think it’d be fun. I love signed books, […]


Getting Ready for BEA

Well, Susan, we’ll have to add Bill baby to our itinerary. Yeah, here I am at Kinkos in La Jolla putting together fun alternative business cards for BEA and I just found out Bill Clinton is giving the keynote speech. That put a smile on my face in an otherwise […]


Advice for Photojournalists

Managing Editor of TIME, James Kelly, offers photo advice in the May 31, 2004 issue. It’s online now. “Brokering the Power of the Image” It’s interesting to hear his challenges. For those of you who are photographers, consider this insight: “There are few set rules; ultimately, picking a picture comes […]


Fodor’s Travel Blog

Look which travel guidebook decided to join the blog world. Right This Way: Fodor’s Editors Scope Out the Travel Scene So far, I like it. Not too PR. Or at least they’ve taken PR news and given it a personal voice. I’ll follow. Well, duh, mention the word casino and […]


IPPY Book Awards Announced

Here are the travel winners and finalists from this year’s Independent Publisher Book Awards. BIG CONGRATS to Don George and Ayun Halliday! 53. Travel – Essay Winner: The Kindness of Strangers: Tales of Fate & Fortune on the Road (Lonely Planet) Finalists: No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned […]


Anthem Book Blog

Booklovers and Publishing geeks will enjoy this blog. Anthem Book Blog:Information, news, and commentary on Independent Bookstores I already feel like I’ve been living with a bag over my head for only finding it now. BTW, who is Jay? I liked hearing about the indie bookstores that need some attention. […]


TV Interview Tips for Authors

You’ve written your book and managed to convince an agent to sell it for you. Your agent has managed to sell it to a publisher. The publisher’s publicist has managed to get you a TV gig. Now what? Obviously the journey of making a book doesn’t happen in a snap. […]


Job Listings

Here are some job leads that I found tonight. Good luck! Travel Writer for Southern Living Magazine as seen on JournalismJobs.com Assistant Editor/Travel for USA TODAY.com Golf Writer/Copy Chief/General Assigment for TravelGolf.com Producers/Researchers and Production Crew – Camera, sound, fixers and Directors for Pilot Guides in the UK. An interesting […]