Travel Writing

Here are some of my tips, insights, musings, and general freakings-out about being a writer in general, and travel writing specifically.

Author Theresa L. Goodrich on her way to visit her first bookstore to pitch her book, Two Lane Gems

I exited through the double doors into a cloudy, gray morning and let the tears fall. I had done it. I had taken a big, giant, terrifying jump and survived. No one laughed at me.

Morning Coffee and Journal at Deer Lake, Washington

I'm not freaking out. Nope. Not at all. I've got this, I say. I scribble it on my whiteboard in all caps. I'VE GOT THIS. I breathe deep. Pace. Pour a rum and diet.

Author Theresa L. Goodrich at Elgin Winter Wonderland

We walked into the bookstore. It was the same one I'd entered a year and three months prior, the one where, for the first time, I envisioned my book on a shelf.

Steps to the Pacific Ocean

Sometimes you head in one direction without knowing where you're going, yet you still end up where you need to be.