Author Interview with Travel Writer Emma Higgins from Gotta Keep Movin’

Emma Higgins

In an era besieged by travel bloggers and travel writers trying to make a name for themselves by identifying a travel niche and working hard to establish themselves as a subject matter experts, I was excited to see the approach fellow Brit and Travel Writer, Emma Higgins is taking.

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Author Interview with Travel Writer & Editor Edie Jarolim

Austin Book Woman Amy and book Edie Jarolim

Birds of a Feather welcomes Edie Jarolim to the nest For nearly 25 years, Edie was a guidebook editor in New York (Random House, Simon & Schuster) and London (Rough Guides) and then a freelance travel writer based in Tucson Arizona. She wrote three three guidebooks and updated many others, and has just self-published “Getting […]

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Author Interview with Travel Writer Jody Robbins from Travels With Baggage

Jody Robbins at Canopee Lit

Birds of a Feather welcomes Jody Robbins to the nest Jody Robbins has built a vibrant author platform around her “Travels with Baggage” brand. Her website combines Travel, Food, Parenting, Style, and Health & Wellness, and in addition to raising a family and traveling frequently she also loves trying new things. Her latest endeavor is […]

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Author Interview with Amy Scott from Nomadtopia

Amy Scott

When I was planning my own untethered existence I joined Amy’s Nomadtopia community to help educate and inspire me to take that leap of faith into a nomadic existence. Amy is generous with her time and support. She shares her knowledge and expertise with others who are seeking a nomadic existence of their own, and is a location-independent lifestyle coach.

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Author Interview with Travel Memoirist Jill Dobbe

Jill Dobbe Author Bio Pic

The best way to write a compelling book in your niche is to read books by other authors who write in a similar niche. After a few books you soon get to spot ones that are badly written or edited, and find writers who can spin a good yarn. Like me, Jill reads mostly memoirs, and especially travel memoirs. She’s partial to female authors who write humorous family stories, so it’s no wonder that Jill’s books showcase this niche so eloquently.

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Author Interview with Travel Memoirist Robert Fear

2017 Travel Story Competition

As well as authoring his own travel memoir, Robert Fear runs a travel writing competition and features the entries in an annual travel writing anthology. His foray into self-publishing was a slow burn, but his perseverance paid off and now he has multiple books under his belt.

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Author Interview with Travel Writer Keith Foskett

Keith Foskett

When Keith quit his job to pursue life as a full-time writer, he was faced with the daunting task of mastering the nuances of book marketing and promotion. He was determined that his books didn’t just sit on the shelves undiscovered.

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Author Interview with Lydia Carey from Mexico City Streets

Lydia Carey Mexico City Streets

Indie Author Lydia Carey relocated to Mexico City and writes about her adopted home on her Mexico City Streets website, she’s also the author of the travel guidebook “Mexico City Streets: La Roma”. In this post she shares her self-publishing journey with us.

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Author Interview with Freelance Writer Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale, Author

Shelley Seale’s mantra is “travel with a purpose” and she doesn’t just apply this philosophy to her travel adventures, she writes with a purpose too. Shelly has published a veritable library of books that span different writing styles, and I was intrigued to read how she injects her approach to life and travel into her writing.

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Author Interview with Travel Guide Writer Chris Backe from One Weird Globe

Chris Backe On Weird Globe

Chris Backe is the main blogger at One Weird Globe. He started his blogging journey by writing about all things to do with South Korea. And after traveling to Malaysia and Laos, the scope of One Weird Globe expanded. Now Chris, writes about exploring oddball travel destinations and the long-term expat/nomad lifestyle.

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Author Interview with Gigi Griffis and her Unconventional Travel Guides

Gigi Griffis and Luna in Italy

Gigi Griffis is a digital nomad who sold all her belongings in 2012 and hit the road with her pint-sized pooch called Luna. She writes a travel blog aptly titled “The Ramble” and loves inspiring stories, new places, exceptional food, and living in the moment. Gigi is also a prolific travel guide writer, and her Unconventional Travel Guide books all fall within the niche of sharing insider tips.

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Author Interview with Nora Dunn The Professional Hobo

Nora Dunn The Professional Hobo

I’m especially excited to feature Nora Dunn in my Author Interview series. I frequently referenced Nora’s invaluable website, The Professional Hobo, during my own escape planning process, and it’s exciting to hear how she approaches the writing and publication of her non-fiction books.

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Transforming your Travels into a Meaningful Memoir

Jillian Schedneck

Guest Post by Jillian Schedneck Jillian Schedneck devoted three years on a MFA in creative nonfiction writing, after graduating she moved to the Middle East to teach writing. She met students from all over the Arab world, and learned that the power of story easily bridges cultural differences. After returning to the United States two years later, […]

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Author Interview with Memoir Author Marjory McGinn

Marjory McGinn author interview on Birds of a Feather Press

Birds of a Feather welcomes Marjory McGinn to the Nest I love hearing how other non-fiction authors have discovered their writer’s voice and found their path to market, so am pleased to feature a author interview with Marjory McGinn, who has just released her third book in her Greek Memoir series. Find out how Marjory overcame the trials […]

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