Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts

Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts

Thank you to Holly Corbett and Consciously Unbiased for publishing my article: “Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts“ During the past two years of the COVID roller coaster, life has been more obviously uncertain. Anna Quindlen’s newest book, Write for Your Life, suggests that “it [is] possible to be in a dreadful situation … Continued

Book Launch for Brad Listi: Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

Be Brief and Tell Them Everything by Brad Listi “A darkly funny meditation on creativity and family. The life of an author who is struggling to write his next novel & understand his son’s disabilities, set against a backdrop of escalating human insanity in contemporary Los Angeles.” Twelve years in the making, Brad Listi read … Continued

REIMAGINE Your Life: Alka Joshi and Lisa Niver

Thank you to Alka Joshi for inviting me on her show, Reimagine! I absolutely loved speaking with her about books and travel! Make sure you read both her amazing books: The Henna Artist and her new book out June 22, 2021, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR, which I included in my Thrive Global article: Sizzling … Continued

Travel back to India: The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

I absolutely loved The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi and wrote about it for Ms. Magazine and Thrive Global. It is possible that I enjoyed her new book, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR, which will be available TOMORROW even more! In the second book, which is set in 1969, Malik is now twenty, Lakshmi is … Continued

And the Winners for the 2017 Independence Travel Writing Award

And the Winners for the 2017 Independence Travel Writing Award

Thank you to everyone who participated in our WSGT Summer 2017 Independence Travel Writing Award this year.  After reading the entries from our 2017 Summer Independence Travel Writing Award, our judges have selected the winners. AND THE WINNERS ARE: FIRST PLACE Finding Freedom in the Falkland Islands by Matthew Hay “What do you reckon then, left or right?”. The question was … Continued

Who are the 2017 Award Finalists for Independence? photo: Monaco Press Center

Who are the 2017 Award Finalists for Independence?

Thank you to everyone who participated in our WSGT Summer 2017 Independence Travel Writing Award this year.  After reading the entries from our 2017 Summer Independence Travel Writing Award, our judges have narrowed it down to the top seven finalists.Winners will be announced later this month. The entries from our first ever 2017 Travel Photo Award will begin to publish soon! … Continued

WSGT Independence award 2017 Niver Shanghai

The Quality of Independence: Share your Story

How do you define independence? Dictionary.com says: “freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.” Share your definition in our Independence Travel Writing Award this summer. Do you want to be completely free from the influence and support of others? I do not think so. I do not want that kind of … Continued

Gratitude Travel Writing Award is waiting for your stories

Do you want to tell your tale of Gratitude?

We Said Go Travel Gratitude Fall 2016 Writing Award: Theme: Where did you find the spark to follow your dreams? Seth Godin says “The self starter creates a spark, turning nothing, or what certainly appears to everyone else as nothing, into something. The self starter doesn’t see it that way. That ‘nothingness’ was actually an … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel