#TravelTruth: Everybody’s a Travel Writer

#TravelTruth: Everybody’s a Travel Writer

I have a love-hate relationship with those pop-up Facebook memories. I love seeing what went on in my life three years ago, eight years ago, or last year for that matter. What I hate is that my posts lack depth. There is usually only a photo and a line or two of text....
FirstRead.Me Wins Awards

FirstRead.Me Wins Awards

FirstRead.Me is about exceptional travel reporting, writing, and photography.   We believe in sharing travel tips you may not find elsewhere… …and two of our stories for Travel Pulse were honored with awards for 2017 from the North America Travel...
I Love Travel Writers, Don’t You?

I Love Travel Writers, Don’t You?

I love travel writers. Unabashedly so. It’s almost to the point of criminal stalking in some cases. I consider getting to rub shoulders with my heroes one of the perks of being a travel writer, but when I walk into a room full of writers my palms get sweaty, my...

You Gonna Fish or Cut Clickbait?

What the heck is clickbait? In the world of the Internet, writers are eventually faced with the reality that we must get eyes on the page. We have to interrupt our leisurely troll through seas of our own wondrous and witty prose, hoping to land the perfect fish who...