Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Roy Stevenson, an internationally acclaimed travel writer and popular speaker at travel writing conferences. A former physical education teacher and personal trainer, Roy turned to travel writing in 2007, after attending a travel writing workshop in Portland, Oregon. During the past 10 years, he wrote over 1000 stories that have been featured in worldwide travel magazines and also developed a comprehensive coaching and mentoring program that helps travel writers turn their skills into a career.
Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Elaine Masters, the editor, writer and photographer of Trip Wellgal. Long before I met the Elaine in person I felt a connection with her, like we already knew each other. Her art of telling stories made me feel part of her travels as if I was right there with her, visiting those places. It was really exciting to hear more about Elaine’s passions and her love of exploring offbeat and unusual destinations.
Tell us a little about yourself: Who are you? Where are you from?
After growing up in sleepy, suburban Southern California, I fled to San Francisco and ended up living in towns along the west coast from Juneau to San Diego, which is home base now. I’m a freelance writer and blogger focusing on experiential travel and culinary adventures. Writing has been a passion since I first started writing stories in middle Continue Reading