Written Road Looking for More Bloggers

We are looking for a few new bloggers here at Written Road. Just a person or two who can add a couple of posts per week. There’s no pay (we aren’t paid either), but you’ll get a good deal of exposure, help the occasional travel writer find a gig, a […]

Melbourne Festival of Travel Writing

Kelly Amabile over at Lost in Place (and once at Written Road) brought this to our attention. The inaugural Melbourne Festival of Travel Writing will take place on July 19-20 in Melbourne, Australia. The event is hosting several big names including Thomas Swick editor of the South Florida Sun Sentinel […]

Job Lead: CBS Road Tripper

This isn’t exactly travel writing, but it involves traveling and is totally cool, so I thought it still might be of interest to a few of you. CBS is looking for teams of two to become Road Trippers during the upcoming college footbal season. Each team will travel select routes […]

Books: Getting Lost & Globejotting

I never heard of Dave Fox until Inkwater Press sent me his two books a few weeks ago. Fox, who won the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop Book Proposal Contest, recently published the second edition of Getting Lost: Mishaps of an Accidental Nomad and will release Globejotting: How to Write Extraordinary […]

Job Lead: Executive Editor @ Budget Travel

Budget Travel is looking for an Executive Editor for their New York office: Requirements: -Senior-level experience managing an editorial staff for a substantial editorial brand -3+ years working in an online publishing environment; familiarity with web technology and emerging online trends -Experience developing/maintaining editorial processes and standards, and building a […]

Internship Lead: Travel Girl Graphic Design Intern

While this isn’t exactly a writing job, I thought someone out there may still benefit. Travelgirl magazine, a national travel magazine for women, is seeking a graphic design intern to work in their Atlanta office ASAP. You’ll get great hands on experience designing layouts, assisting on photo shoots and helping […]


Rejection: we all have to deal with it as writers. Some of us more than others. I came across this article in a Seattle weekly about one writers struggle. Enjoy!

Matador Launches 8 Million New Websites

I mean 8. Still, in the online travel website medium that’s muchissimo. This is good news for budding travel writers that want a entry level market to break in and earn enough for a few drinks. They now have 9 total sites: MatadorTravel: Social network with blogs, photos, forums, paid […]