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andy-ross's picture
Dec.10.2009
Sometimes I love this job and feel like I'm really doing something great for the world. Today I'm going to interview Peter Rudiak-Gould, author  of of Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island published in November  by Union Square Press.  When I was just getting started as an agent, I...
barbara-hudgins's picture
Dec.03.2009
For several weeks Red Room has sent me e-mails asking me to blog. This week they said I could blog about my own book. Now that's the sort of enticement I like to hear.Turns out I wasn't even registered as an author with Red Room, so I had to go through the whole mishagash of registering instead of...
camille-j-cusumano's picture
Nov.19.2009
Check out my 2010 writing workshops in Buenos Aires. There are three, all two-days, with emphasis on three easy goals: crafting a great story, considering where it might be published, getting it published. The dollar has never been stronger against the peso - so it's really cheap for Americans to...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Oct.24.2009
My favorite city is not a city, it's a tiny village with 900 inhabitants--more a large family than a  metropolis.  It's Auvillar, where I go to commune with the poplars and the Garonne River, to interact with my dear friends the villagers, who are so welcoming.  I go to eat well (the crepes, the...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Oct.05.2009
I am excited to invite you to enter the second annual WanderWomen Write Contest for budding and experienced female travel writers!  My friend Beth over at Wanderlust and Lipstick is sponsoring this fabulous travel writing contest.  I know you have a good story to tell, and here's a great reason to...
gregory-roensch's picture
Aug.25.2009
[This journal is pieced together from email written during a recent short trip to London.]  SFO. Made it to the gate without any trouble whatsoever. The plane is even supposed to leave ten minutes early. We shall see about that.    Oops. I spilled my coffee all...
vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Aug.22.2009
Hello Friends and Visitors, I haven't been joining you with comments as often as I wish, but the reason is a good one. About three months ago I received an email from an editor asking if I would be interested in sharing some of my writings on the site CreteGazette.com.  Mr. Yiannis Stamatis is the...
midge-raymond's picture
Aug.19.2009
This New York Times articlemade me wish I were heading through Heathrow this week, not just to visit London but to check out the airport’s writer-in-residence: author Alain de Botton, (How Proust Can Change Your Life and The Art of Travel). As the Times reports, the gig was orchestrated by Heathrow...
camille-j-cusumano's picture
Apr.23.2009
 Hey, come on down to Argentina for this writing workshop and mix pleasure with pleasurable business: From my Web site's pitch for the next workshop: There’s no more inspiring way to practice travel writing than to immerse yourself in a foreign culture. Anyone can craft an image-rich postcard to...
linda-barnett-johnson's picture
Mar.17.2009
Linda Ballou is a seasoned travel writer.  Have you dreamed of taking a trip to Montana? How about horseback riding through Arizona? Want to shoot the rapids on the Salmon River in Idaho? She knows the best outfitters, guides, and ranches to help with your trip. Instead of me telling you all this,...