Monthly Archives: November 2008

Be part of the Make Travel Fair community

Travel has come to be associated with important global questions that deal with social issues, environment, and culture. One site, Make Travel Fair, is focused on engaging the travel community on just those issues, challenging users to truly interact with the world. The site is currently looking for contributing writers, […]

Six Essential Multimedia Blogs

Part three of how to create video without losing your shirt is coming next week. This week I’m passing along a few blogs I would recommend adding to your RSS reader. Of course this is only a partial list, so if you have any another other suggestions please, feel free […]

Road Junky 2008 Gonzo Travel Writing Contest: Hell Trips

This is no travel writing contest for romantic prose or inspirational stories of finding yourself. No, the Road Junky 2008 Gonzo Travel Writing Contest is looking for your worst stories, ones that make the reader cringe and say “wow, they made it through that!” Trips from hell, near-death experiences, tales […]

Virgin Media need Freelance Travel Web Writers

Times are likely to get a little harder for all of us, so I wanted to share this one with all Written Roaders. Definitely worth a pitch me thinks. The gig Michelle Smith at Virgin Media would like to hear from top-notch lifestyle writers. Are you one of these? Can […]

November Press Trip to El Salvador

With the recent change of the clocks, November evenings certainly have gotten dark. Sounds like it’s time to start focusing on writing about warm weather destinations to get you out of the approaching winter blues. Luckily the Central American Tourism Board is offering a familiarization trip to explore El Salvador. […]