Monthly Archives: July 2008


Job Leads: Road & Travel, Tico Times

Found a couple job leads today: 1.) Road & Travel, an automotive and travel magazine aimed at women consumers, is seeking an editorial assistant/general office helper for their Ryal Oak, Michigan office. Requirements: Training and/or experience in journalism, copy-editing, knowledge of any web design programs, HTML knowledge/experience, SEO knowledge, and […]


Job Lead: Travel-Stories New Orleans

TravelSmith is looking for writers for 3 upcoming pieces to be included in their online travel newsletter. The writers must be either local to New Orleans or have recent experience there. Submissions will be accepted for the following topics: – New Orleans – what to see, do, eat, and buy […]


NYC: Travel-Writing Reading Series

If you’re in the city Wednesday July 23, you might want to go to the first Restless Legs Reading Series. You’ll hear writer Tony Perrottet talk about his quest to find Napoleon’s penis, and Cullen Thomas ead from his account of being in a South Korean prison. It’s at happy […]


WR Bloggers: Update

I want to thank everyone who applied to be one of our new bloggers here at Written Road. We still have yet to decide, so hang tight. We are going to wait until the weekend or early next week to officially decide on who will join us. Surprisingly, we have […]


Written Road Looking for More Bloggers

We are looking for a few new bloggers here at Written Road. Just a person or two who can add a couple of posts per week. There’s no pay (we aren’t paid either), but you’ll get a good deal of exposure, help the occasional travel writer find a gig, a […]


Melbourne Festival of Travel Writing

Kelly Amabile over at Lost in Place (and once at Written Road) brought this to our attention. The inaugural Melbourne Festival of Travel Writing will take place on July 19-20 in Melbourne, Australia. The event is hosting several big names including Thomas Swick editor of the South Florida Sun Sentinel […]