Back Into Startup Mode

Last May I announced that I was going to be changing how I travel. I had hit a point where I wasn’t able to continue at the pace I was going. However, before I could implement the new plan I had one thing I had to finish: my Lesser Antilles trip. This had been in … [Read more…]

Thoughts on TBEX 2013

With a bit of time to digest everything, here are some random thoughts on this year’s TBEX conference in Toronto. I’ve been to every TBEX except for the event in Copenhagen, so I have something to compare it to. TBEX is all grown up. 1,300 people is a lot. The feel of the conference has … [Read more…]

How To Pitch Me

I am getting more and more emails from people I’ve never met who seem to think that my mission in life to to promote projects and companies that I have never heard of, for no compensation. I reject 99% of what I pitched to me. In fact I can count on my hands the number … [Read more…]

I switched my webhost

Two weeks ago I moved from Media Temple to Websynthesis. I think this graph tells the story better than I could:

Online Storytelling: Story vs Meta-Story

There is something that has been gnawing at me for several months now. I’ve been suffering from a bout of cognitive dissonance ever since I attended the Book Passage Travel Writing Conference last August. I sat in on the sessions by Spud Hilton, the travel editor of the San Francisco Chronicle. During his 4-day sessions, … [Read more…]