Category Archives: Publications

In Buenos Aires: Argentine Flag Imagery

In Buenos Aires I met a bookseller at La Calesita book store on Avenida de Mayo.  Take a tour by video.  Sr. Costanzo used to supply writer Jose Luis Borges with his books for 40 years.  Arranged regular deliveries to Borges’ apartment. … Continue reading

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Walking as Transportation

Books about Walking The Complete Guide to Walking, Mark Fenton.  Written by an editor at Walking magazine, this comprehensive how to guide, takes you from inertia to regular walking.  Exceptionally useful book aimed at the beginning walker or occasional exerciser. A … Continue reading

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10 Travel Writing and Photography Contest Opportunities

1.  Read the entry rules for the Saga Travel Writing Competition carefully.  Writers must be age 50 and older. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-competitions/10957273/Away-With-Words-Saga-travel-writing-competition.html Deadline: August 15, 2014. 2.  Stone Canoe Literary Essay competition. http://stonecanoejournal.org/submit.html Deadline: July 31, 2014. Author must have connection to upstate New … Continue reading

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15 Travel + Memoir Writing Contests

Travel Writer’s Awards and Contests The Guardian (UK) Travel Writing Competition – for amateur travel writers We Said Go Travel Writing Contest WanderWomen Travel Writing Contest – Wanderlust and Lipstick Fish Publishing Short Memoir Writing Contest Safari Bucket List Travel Writer … Continue reading

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6 Markets for Travel Writers

1. ABOARD PUBLISHING  – Bilingual Spanish / English  inflight magazines for airlines with routes in Central and South America. The company also produces in-room travel books for luxury hotels and other travel promotion products. 2. TIME OUT – Publishes in just about every … Continue reading

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Agincourt to Zanzibar

From Agincourt to Zanzibar, A Where-in-the-World Guide From Agincourt to Zanzibar is just the ticket for traveling through history. Curious about Capri? Wondering about Waterloo? Then drill through this book for insight and background data. Authors Don Hausrath and Paul … Continue reading

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Breaking Into Travel Writing

The best tip I can give you is: learn to write short. Whether you plan to write for travel blogs, newspaper travel sections or glossy print magazines with gorgeous photos, editors prize travel writers who turn in tightly written copy. … Continue reading

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