Monthly Archives: October 2007

Job Lead: Coolhunter Contributors

One of the coolest on line cultural and trendy websites is Coolhunter. As the name suggests, it writes about anything cool for a young and happening audience. Hits speak for quality: with about 1.4 million hits a month — 420,000 of which are unique visitors — it is definitely a […]

Swamped But Loving It

Sorry from my end also for being a bit lax on posting here. I’ve been over my head blogging (not writing :)) Other than Written Road, I now write for Gadling, Vagablogging, Gridskipper, and Map Magazine — am committed to doing a minimum of 26 posts a week (!!!!!!), that […]

Market Leads

Sorry I’ve been slacking on my posts lately, I’m up to my neck in guidebook work, not to mention took a few days off to run to Vegas, and have had to put a few other projects to the side for the time being. I have about 6 weeks of […]

Job Lead: Cruise Critic

Cruise Critic has announced they are looking for an Assistant Editor to work in their Pennington, New Jersey (near Princeton) office. The editor will write, edit, update and publish cruise-related stories, fact check, write promotional teasers, copy edit, etc. Qualifications: Candidates should have a college degree, experience in Photoshop and […]

Job Lead: Adventure Journey

Online adventure travel magazineAdventure Journey, is looking for several freelancers willing to work on an on-and-off basis over an extended period of time. You just have to be a motivated writer passionate about the world, it’s people and places. You have to be able to produce high-quality articles of 2,000+ […]

Guest Article: Tips For Your First Press Trip

Here at Written Road, we have the privilege of being in contact with some great travel-writers who want to share their expertise. Sometimes, we get even luckier and they offer to write something for us! This article is a guest piece written by Andrea Calabretta — a freelance writer and […]

2007 Lowell Thomas Award Winners

The results are in for the Society of American Travel Writer’s 2007 Lowell Thomas Awards. This year the record high 1,490 entries submitted for categories such as Travel Jourmalist of the Year and Article on Marine Travel were judged by the faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism. Several friends […]