Monthly Archives: July 2007

Outside Buyer’s Guide Summer 2007

In the past I swore off buying expensive clothes to travel with from North Face and Mountain Hardware or whichever other company was trendy at the time. I always thought that the best equipment wasn’t essential and was inspired when local porters and guides used the most basic equipment possible […]

Writing Travel Guidebooks Seminar in NYC

Media Bistro is offering a Guidebook Writing Seminar at their HQ in NYC hosted by Lonely Planet author Robert Reid. The course is $65 ($50 for Avant Guild Members). In the seminar you will learn: -The setup of this quirky publishing sub-industry -Which guidebook series appeals to which travel market […]

Job Lead: Chicken Soup For The Soul

For those of you who would like a bang at writing an emotionally driven story for a change, the famous Chicken Soup publishers are looking for contributions. What would we do without them. *Sigh*. Although they generally accept articles year round, word is that they are currently yelping for stories […]

Some Story Telling Tips From Video Editors

With most forms of communication media converging rapidly with the Internet and updates in technology: blogging, vlogging, podcasts to name a few recently born vagaries- the whole ‘multimedia journalism’ rage has found a new place in the industry. Everything is moving online, and although I doubt hardcopy newspapers and magazines […]