Best Travelwriting podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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A show about writing, reading, and getting (some) things done. Jessica Lahey writes the Parent-Teacher Conference column for the New York Times' Well Family and is the author of "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Children Can Succeed." KJ Dell'Antonia is a columnist and contributing editor for the New York Times' Well Family. In their podcast, they talk about writing short form, long form and book length, give tips for pitching editors and agents and constantly rev ...
 
Welcome to the Great Escape Radio with Lori Allen, where you’ll meet everyday people who broke out of their regular jobs and opted for an exciting life of getting paid to travel. Come along for the ride as we learn about breaking into travel writing, photography, import-export, and other exciting ways you can see the world and make an income with very little set-up.
 
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“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”—Graham Greene, Ways of Escape Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings Melissa Broughton back to the show to talk about writing a memoi ...…
 
…in which Jess and KJ are in the same place! And sharing all the perfect gift ideas for you and your writerly friends.
 
“I’m so used to being pampered in spas, I’ve forgotten how expensive spa treatments are.”—Melissa Broughton, Spa Writer Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry talks with Melissa Broughton, a travel and spa writer. Jody starts the conversation with a question Melissa is often asked, “Spa Writer? How does that work?” Often people (especially men) ...…
 
…in which Jess and KJ are joined by book coach, and fan favorite, Jennie Nash to answer the question: What do you do when you wake up with 50,000 words of something? A guide for post-NaNoWriMo.
 
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one!” –Dolly Parton Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen introduce is to Kim Wilson. “At Great Escape Publishing, we create a safe place for beginners to start in travel writing and photography,” says Lori. “But our audience is gro ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ share tips about making space for writing even around the holidays, when family is seemingly everywhere. They tackle a listener's question about working with a book coach, and we finally hear more about KJ's novel and tentative title.
 
“I get more out of a trip than any vitamin has ever given me in my life.” –Lori Allen Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen discuss the recent Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. The workshop has just concluded and Lori is still recovering. “It’s a lot of excitement, and even life ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ speak with entrepreneur, author, and speaker, Seth Godin about how to market and promote your own writing by thinking about the end product.
 
“A healthy habit is a great habit in general, but it’s even better when you can use it in your work.”—Tracey Minkin Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings Tracey Minkin, the Senior Travel and Features Editor for Coastal Living back to the podcast broadcasting live from the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. You can listen ...…
 
Jess and KJ interview Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer, the married co-authors of Mr. Nice Guy, a book with the perfect elevator pitch: What if two columnists had sex every week, and then reviewed each other? Turns out there's a catch to a great "what if:" you still have to figure out who you're writing about, and why it matters.…
 
“It’s very hard to get the essence of a place just by looking at it… you have to talk to people.”—Tracy Minkin Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry talks with Tracy Minkin, the Senior Travel and Features Editor of Coastal Living, live from the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. Tracy’s a great conversationalist, which was prov ...…
 
…in which Jess (fighting thru a cold) and KJ highlight the opportunities panels present, and the importance of choosing your sponsorship carefully.
 
“Rome wasn’t built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour.”—John Heywood Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen talk with Jed Vaughn live at the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. Lori invited Jed back to the workshop to be on the success panel for a second time. Jed’s t ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ update us on how their respective projects are coming along, including Jess's research and KJ's public speaking, all as something NaNoWriMo this way comes.
 
“To see your name for the first time in print is a thrill.” –Cynthia Notti Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen introduce us to Cynthia Notti who is in Austin, Texas attending the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop as a member of this year’s success panel. Lori talks about the success panel… “Thi ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ are joined by actor, author, podcaster and science advocate Alan Alda to discuss reaching readers with good storytelling, and avoiding that moment when—buzz!—you've lost them.
 
“It doesn’t matter how many years you’ve been writing, it’s always inspiring to see your byline in a magazine.” –Ian Aldrich Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry talks with Ian Aldrich, the Deputy Editor of Yankee Magazine, and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen live from the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. (You c ...…
 
…in which Jess and KJ speak with author and podcaster Virginia Sole Smith, who somehow did everything “in order”, about how to plan everything.
 
“We are all, each and every one, unique in the Universe. And that uniqueness is what makes us valuable.”—James A. Owen Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry talks with Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen and Deputy Editor of Yankee Magazine, Ian Aldrich live from the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas. Jody poses the qu ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ ask Carol Blymire what the heck personal branding is, why you need one, and how you build it.
 
“If you’re always trying to be normal, you’ll never know how amazing you can be.” –Maya Angelou Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings Kathy Sindorf back to the show. Kathy is a university professor. She’s traveled the world as a television producer and reporter and she’s co-lead photography expeditions for Great Escape Publishing with he ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ review KJ’s recent Pub Day marketing strategy, and what worked and what didn’t.
 
“A rising tide lifts all boats.” –John F. Kennedy Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen talk about what’s new in stock photography. “It’s my job to notice trends and stock photography is a conversation that comes up a lot with new photographers as well as those who’ve been very successful.” Lori ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ welcome Laurie Abkemeier, agent extrodinaire, to discuss what you should do to get an agent, and what an agent can do for you.
 
“Each day is a new chapter in your life, and you get to decide what chapter comes next.” –Lori Allen Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen explore the idea of freedom. People want freedom. Lori shares a recent example she heard in the news… “Two elderly men broke out of their nursing home to atte ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ Sarina Bowen about the advantages and consequences of using a pseudonym, and an update on CockyGate.
 
“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” — Henry David Thoreau Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings humanitarian photographer and filmmaker, Joe Sindorf back to the show along with a mystery guest…Joe’s favorite friend in the entire world…his wife, Kathy Sindorf. Kathy ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ sit down with best-selling author Tim Grahl about how becoming a writer of any quality is not a sprint but a marathon.
 
“Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on that canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” –Ross Morley Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen introduce us to Kevin Wenning. “Out of all of the get paid to travel opportunities we publish at Great Escape Publishing, I REALLY love o ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ discuss prepping for PubDay, all the pub feels, and that fall feeling of getting back to work.
 
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.”—Norman Vincent Peale Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings Joe Sindorf back to the show. An international humanitarian filmmaker and photographer who has traveled to more than 75 countries, Joe is a favorite guest on the program. This week Jody and Joe are talking about ...…
 
…in which Jess and KJ speak with Billions producer and screenwriter Brian Koppleman about how you sometimes have to say no when you’d rather say yes.
 
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” –Lao Tzu Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings Bonnie Caton back to the podcast. Bonnie’s back in the USA after living abroad earlier this year. She’s refocusing on her photography business and training for a triathlon—she’s been busy! Inspired lately by the success stories she’s se ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ examine the jump from journalism to novels with Jo Piazza, and of course some tips for writing your novel.
 
“We give our members a roadmap, they get in the ‘car’ and use that roadmap to get to their destination…a published article.” –Noreen Kompanik Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry bring Noreen Kompanik back to the show to talk about the Travel Writer’s Café. Noreen has just returned from a two-week trip in Europe that included Croatia, Italy an ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ, by popular request, speak again with USA Today Best Selling author Sarina Bowen about the nitty gritty of best seller lists.
 
“There’s a lot of the world I have left to check off my list, but I keep wanting to go back to Africa.”—Lori Allen Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen talk about her recent trip to Kenya. Kenya is usually the first country people go to when they go on an African safari. Lori did it backwards. “ ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ speak with Alysin Camerota about the shifting from writing TV news to writing a novel, finding time to write and the value of a good editor.
 
“You have a choice to look for rainbows or look for dirt, I choose to look for rainbows.”—Janette Tepas Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen introduce us to Janette Tepas. “After attending the Great Escape Photography Workshop last year in San Diego I was inspired to try something new with my ph ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ tackle a bunch of listener questions about building a timeline to give your book the best chance for commercial success.
 
“I can see someone’s idea without the lens of their fear…without the lens of their stories. And then I can help them take the first step.” – Allegra Stein Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings life coach Allegra Stein back to the show. To hear Allegra’s previous podcast episode, go here. Allegra identifies herself as a “Thought and Actio ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ speak with author Laura Vanderkam about how to find time in even your busy schedule to write.
 
“Money comes and goes, but time only goes.” –Lee Cockerell Great Escape Radio Host, Jody Maberry brings time management guru, Lee Cockerell back to the show. Recently Lori Allen surveyed several members of Great Escape Publishing to ask them what their biggest challengers were. Two common themes emerged: not enough time and feeling overwhelmed. ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ discuss the importance of stories in non-fiction, and absolve you for taking some time for yourself this summer.
 
“Above all, enthusiasm sells.” –Steve Roller Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen introduce us to Steve Roller. Steve has always loved traveling but only recently started profiting from his travels by leading tours. Steve says his parents were his inspiration for getting started. “Four years ago, my family and I s ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ talk us through some of the ins and outs of recording your audiobook.
 
“You make your own luck.” –Ernest Hemingway Host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen talk with travel writer, Tricia Pimentel. Lori introduces us to Tricia… “Tricia came to Great Escape Publishing expecting her journey toward travel writing would be like some of the success stories she had heard from other members. Bu ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ chat with Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo in a bustling bookstore about writerly life, inspiration and the work.
 
“It’s more important to click with people than it is to click the shutter.”—Alfred Eisenstaedt Host, Jody Maberry welcomes award-winning photographer, Joseph Sindorf back to the show. Last time Joe was on the show he was getting ready to go to Namibia in West Africa—which turned out to be an amazing trip. Every time Joe is on the show it seems ...…
 
...in which Jess and KJ answer a question from the FB group about how to stay organized while writing a book, from research to emails to your physical workspace.
 
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