The No B.S. blog about Travel, Writing and Life

5 Big Blogging Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Posted by on Jan 21, 2010 in Change, Editing, Feature, Travel Life, Write | 6 comments

Over the last five years, I have worked like a dog every day on making In The Know Traveler a success. During that time, I made some good...

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5 Tips to Avoid Travel Writing Rejection Letters: Use Your Words, part two

Posted by on Jan 17, 2010 in Editing, Feature, Travel Life, Travel Writing, Write | 13 comments

When my daughter was two and learning to talk, if I knew she wanted something, I got low to the ground, smiled and said to her, “Sweet...

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5 Tips to Avoid Travel Writing Rejection Letters: Why “We” Sucks

Posted by on Jan 11, 2010 in Editing, Feature, Travel Life, Write, Writing | 21 comments

Starting out as a new travel writer is a tough business, but a provocative one. There is an innate lure to see the world and write about...

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Read Better Now Damn It! 5 Tips to a Better Literary Reading

Posted by on Jan 2, 2010 in Feature, Travel Life, Write, Writing | 5 comments

Just eleven days ago, as I squirmed before delivering my commencement address, the professor who introduced me mispronounced my name. Then,...

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What is Travel. Write. Live.?

Posted by on Dec 11, 2009 in Editing, Feature, Philosophy, Travel Life | 1 comment

Travel. Write. Live. will cover almost anything that promotes travel, a fair bit about writing about travel and some thoughts about how...

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The Essential Travel Writers List of Important Terms and Pearls of Travel Writing Wisdom

Posted by on Nov 12, 2009 in Editing, Feature, Travel Life, Travel Writing | 16 comments

The following are words, abbreviations and terms every aspiring travel writer should know to help writers communicate with travel editors,...

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