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How To Save Money On Your Way To Great Destinations

“I am by no means a hardcore travel hacker. I’m just a guy who wants to take advantage of everything I can to travel better and cheaper. I’ll leave the esoteric stuff to others!” There are a lot of interesting ways to save money when you travel. I really enjoy trying to assemble frequent flyer [...]

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The Travel Clock Waits For No One

In the last post, I talked a little about the importance of consistent travel throughout your life (and regrettably, how I failed to follow my own advice). Don’t make the same mistakes. As the years go by, your opportunities to build travel friendships, travel memories, and ever-stronger travel bonds with your family are lost. Caught [...]

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So I Waited Longer To Travel Than I Should Have…

“OK, I admit it. I goofed.” Where has the time gone? There are a lot of reasons (and excuses) for why it has taken me so long to do the one thing that makes me feel happy and right (besides being with friends and family, of course). I don’t honestly know why I ignored the [...]

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Review Of IRS Rules For Deducting Travel

I’ve been doing some more research on what the IRS says you can and cannot deduct when you travel.  This is important to know so that you don’t run into trouble when tax time comes.  I have a trip coming up in June and I want to find out if any of the business work [...]

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Planning For The (not too distant) Future

It’s Halloween tonight, and children are starting to appear at the door with parents, friends and brothers and sisters to chaperone them.  I’m working on my website and thinking about a time in the not-too-distant future when all I will need to do is write.  Right now I have a business (franchise sandwich store) and [...]

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My Query Letter For Your Consideration

I’ve been hesitant to post this query letter.  It’s my first one, so naturally I’m concerned that it’s not as good as it should be.  But, since I’ve sent it out a few times now (without getting a response, I might add), I figured I might as well share it. I’ve given up on the [...]

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(Writing) Plans For The Future

I’ve been thinking about my upcoming trip to Italy.  This is the perfect opportunity to query editors about some of the places and things I plan to see.  I’ve been there before a few times, so I am familiar with many of the tourist attractions I want to visit.  In fact, I will visit Florence [...]

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Time-Wasters and Distractions For Writers

It’s all-consuming at times.  It’s a little intimidating as well.  The time you spend on the activities you think will help you build a business is often wasted.  But the key is to keep going.  Don’t let up and keep learning so that one day, doors will open for you.  What am I talking about?  [...]

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