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Guide Gecko Announces 2010 Guidebook Competition

The Travel Guidebook Online Bookstore GuideGecko have a launched the 2010 edition of the GuideGecko International Writing Contest. Do you have a self published ebook that needs some recognition? Here’s your chance to get it out there. All travel, food and lifestyle guidebooks can be submitted. The winning titles will […]


Guide Gecko Announces Contest

I have been trying to avoid listing contests details on Written Road, but this one seems unusually cool. GuideGecko is an online travel bookstore that sells ebooks and PDFs of many rare, out of print, and hard to find travel guides, many of which are self published. For anyone that […]


AFAR: A New Travel Magazine!!!

Yesterday I received the premier issue of AFAR magazine in the mail. I was beyond impressed. There were travel stories about off beat international locals and there wasn’t a tie in to a Marriot resort to be found anywhere. There is a write up of South African Bunny Chow, a […]


Where Am I Wearing iPod Give Away

Fellow Ohioan Kelsey Timmerman, author of the book Where Am I Wearing? and Blog of the same name has redesigned his website and to celebrate giving away a free iPod and some clever writerly advice. It’s a cool site and worth checking out, if not for the iPod alone. The […]