Yearly Archives: 2007


End Of Year Travel-Writing Contest

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and got some time to unwind. I certainly did and am having trouble getting back into the swing of things. On that note, here’s something for those who want to do one last productive thing before the end of 2008 (oh my goodness, […]


Merry Xmas!

Just wanted to check in and wish all you guys a very Merry Christmas from us here at Written Road! As for me, working from home updating numerous blogs is hard and is taking its toll. It’s difficult to ever switch off because you keep wanting to get things written. […]


Interview: Ross Borden

As we continue our series of interviews in travel media, co-founder of Matador Travel Ross Borden sits down to answer questions on creating their rapidly expanding site, The Traveler’s Notebook, the Bounty Board , his personal travel preferences, and much, much, more. Enjoy! Written Road: How did you first become […]


Job Lead: Quebec City Guide Writer

Globe Pequot Press is looking for a travel-guide writer to cover Quebec City, Canada. The book will be 64-pages and will include the regular categories of sights, shopping, entertainment, restaurants and hotels. A few travel-guide writers, including Written Road’s very own travel-guide expert Nicholos Gill and Moon Handbook author Sean […]


Travel-Writing Getaway in Spain!

I have never been on a travel-writing getaway where you take a trip to do a short intensive course. I’m normally in the wrong continent or have been stuck in a cubicle working; now my life is different and it’s definitely the next thing on my list. I often get […]


Moving to NYC

I’m married now, been everywhere, and finally earning enough scratch to stay afloat, so my wife and I are relocating to New York City, home of all my childhood hopes and dreams. Are plan was to buy a house here in Columbus and stay for a few years and then […]


Vagabondish Travel-Writing Tips

Vagabondish, a great portal full of travel-resources,tips and commentary, last week launched their ‘guide to better travel-writing’ which gave 23 habits of a good travel-writer. Today they released the 2nd part of the multi-series that shares ‘20 time-tested techniques for travel writers‘ that also has exercises that you might want […]