Monthly Archives: November 2005


BootsnAll Year-End Travel Party in Portland

Hey Everybody, I just wanted to let you know that I’m going to be in Portland this weekend. It’s time for the 3rd Annual BootsnAll Year-End Travel Party! This winter fiesta of adventureseekers keeps getting bigger and bigger. If there are any of you out there that are about to […]


Key West Literary Seminar

So, anybody who is anybody is going to the Key West Literary Seminar. Except me. I was last to know, gosh darnit. Word on the street is that they’re all booked up, but I wanted to let you know about this star-studded event anyway. When: January 5-8, 2006 Where: San […]


Bill Bryson and Pico Iyer

Big thanks to Michael Shapiro for pointing out that Bill Bryson and Pico Iyer have been in the press recently. I’ve been remiss in reading my Google News Alerts so these had passed me by. Bill Bryson had a short piece in the New York Times called “Essential Reading”. TibetNet […]


Radio Promotion for The Thong Also Rises

Radio promotion has begun. We hired Event Management for both a radio and print campaign. After some 5:00 a.m. misuderstandings yesterday, I started today. The station was going to give me a wake up call, but after missing one yesterday I woke up before my 5:30 alarm. In fact, I […]


Travel Podcasts

I am in love with the idea of podcasting. With making them, and listening to them. And sin of all sins, I don’t have an iPod. But I do have a great recorder. So, while I quickly write to Santa and tell him that not only do I want an […]


Bob Finds the Time

I don’t have enough time… for enjoying the max out of every friend I have for building all my ideas to fruition for giving my family as much time and love as they deserve for keeping up with movies for reading and especially not for becoming a true artist. At […]


Key West Travel Writing Workshops

Frommers Executive Editor Bob Fisher will be running two Travel Writing 101 Workshops in sunny Florida this coming January. Why not combine a winter getaway with a writing workshop? Sounds good to me. Appropriately held on the grounds of the Robert Frost Cottage (where the poet lived in winter), each […]


Fodor’s Seeks Associate Editor

Job Description: Fodor’s Travel seeks an Associate Editor to be responsible for handling all editorial aspects of a select regional grouping of titles. Associate will edit updated, new and rewritten guides as well as hire and oversee the consultants to write for guides. Other responsibilities include: developing and launching books, […]