TRAVEL & WORDS SPRING ’12 at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in Port Townsend gets  underway on Sunday, April 29th, at 1:00 p.m. with Meet & Greet and with getting acquainted with Tourism Exhibitors at their tables in the conference space. You’ll connect with Jacqueline Cartier and Annette Bagley from Bellingham-Whatcom County Tourism; Marcia Janke from Wenatchee Valley Visitors Bureau; Robin Jacobson from San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau; Patty Graf-Hoke from Kitsap Peninsula Convention & Visitors Bureau; and others as they come on board

You’ll meet the Freelance Writers Panel participants: Sue Frause from Whidbey Island; Karen Gilb from Vancouver WA;  Marty Wingate from Seattle; and Carrie Uffindell from Portland.

And you’ll also meet Jason Brick, freelancer from Portland who will share his strategies for casting his freelance writing net wide enough to earn a living from his writing and marketing.


Post Conference Research Trips

Touring Wineries in Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon’s wine country is crammed with story ideas for travel writers. Scores of vineyards and wineries cover thousands of acres in this diverse, scenic area. Recently I toured several wineries and found a trove of great stories, along with excellent wines, in every tasting room. As the lucky winner of a drawing held at […]

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