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 […]

New Perceptive Travel

Perceptive Travel has released its latest issue, July/August. The ezine is published by World’s Cheapest Destinations author Tim Leffel and features the work of travel (and other) writers with at least one book in print. For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, check it out. There’s a great […]

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 […]