Monthly Archives: September 2005

Travel Writing Classes with Larry Habegger

Larry is at it again, folks! This time, an advanced class. His students have gone on to get published in several outlets. This is definitely worth taking. Especially if you’re working on personal travel essays. Advanced Personal Travel Writing Class TT Executive Editor Larry Habegger is offering an Advanced Personal […]

Show Me Your Thong! (Contest)

Everybody’s been asking me….what’s your Thong contest going to be?! Yes, if you’re new to the scene we had the bramobile contest for Sand in My Bra. Fans from around the country brought bras to fill the bramobile as I made my way across the country on tour. The following […]

The Thong Also Rises is Here!

Get ready to crack up! Pun, enthusiastically intended. That’s right, the third book in the Travelers’ Tales women’s humor series is h.e.r.e.—HERE! I’m pumped! We’re excited! And you have a chance to meet several of the contributors at a wide variety of author events around the country. Not to worry, […]

Submissions: Moon Handbooks Spain

Hey Erik, thanks for telling us that Craigslist post was down. I went to check it out and found that Moon Handbooks was looking for a Spain guidebook writer. Anyone interested? If this expires, you can always check their acquisitions page for more leads.

Worldwide Freelance Writer

You’re probably already getting the Worldwide Freelance Writer newsletter. If not, sign up, it’s FREE. As newsletters go, they can pile up in our inbox and it’s easy to ignore them. But today I thought, hey, I haven’t read WFW in a while. And I’m so glad I did. They […]

Two Travel Mags Seek Writers

1) Planet Magazine is expanding operations to the East Coast, and is preparing to build a NYC team of editors and writers. They are looking for a New York-based senior editor and associate editor, as well as qualified freelance writers. Get the details at Craigslist. 2) Journey Beyond Travel, a […]


There are a lot of creative efforts to encourage people to help out those who’ve lost from the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Do what you can, and if you’re in the Bay Area this week, go see some of your favorite writers at Book Passage. This will be an event you […]

Book Passage Has a Blog

But of course….everybody does now, don’t they? Yes, Book Passage has a brand new baby blog. It was born September 1, 2005. Lets see how it grows and who is the primary care giver. I’m curious to read if they’ll just be putting up notices of their daily events, or […]

Are You Writing this Weekend?

Labor Day weekend. Some of you have emailed me with notice of time allotted for writing this weekend. That makes me happy, and since we’re at the half way point, or just after, I thought I’d check in with you. So…are you writing? Or are you beaching, partying, wining and […]

Are You a Writer in South Africa?

Hey, did you see that BootsnAll is hiring a South Africa based Writer/Editor? That’s *write*! If you’ve ever admired (or envied) Nick O’Neill’s BaliBlog, and wished you could do the same thing from South Africa, then you’re in luck. Here is the job offer and specs. Bootsnall’s could be […]