The Goal

(image borrowed from uas.osu.edu) Find a place. Write about it. It’s the fundamental premise of all travel writing–the most basic of writing exercises, and yet arguably one of the most important…”When something human is recorded, good travel writing happens,” writes Paul Theroux. Hopefully, you too will aspire to this maxim, and work to improve your powers … Continue reading

New Article!

Over the last few months, I’ve had the privilege of covering a handful of events for UntappedCities.com. It isn’t much, but this is my article on UniqueLA, an indie craft showcase. I’m proud of myself for getting out of there without spending too much money. Check out the article here. Big thanks to editor Ann … Continue reading

“The Stories You Tell…”

An interesting take on travel writing from someone who knows. SOURCE

Progress

It doesn’t sound like much, but I have my first bit of published travel writing: captions for TRVL Magazine, an iPad travel magazine. I helped write captions for the images featured on TRVL’s St. Petersburg issue. I’m really excited because, at this point, I feel like any progress is a big accomplishment for me. There … Continue reading

Tools of the Trade: Smart Phone

I put it off as long as I could. Okay, if I’m perfectly honest, by the time I made my decision, I was ready. Ready to emerge out of the dark ages and join the legions of smart phone users. Figuring out which one to buy was quite the ordeal, but in the end I … Continue reading