Writing Tips & Musings

Be Your Own Humor Writing Coach

Be Your Own Humor Writing Coach

Use this free self-critique form to punch up your humor writing and make it funnier!
Be Your Own Travel Writing Coach

Be Your Own Travel Writing Coach

Critique your own travel writing with this questionnaire. Make sure your leads are strong, your writing is crisp, and your endings are solid.
Train Wrecks Are Your Superpower!

Train Wrecks Are Your Superpower!

One simple tweak in the way you think can determine whether or not your accomplish your dreams.
Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Dave's new workshop series helps schools offer richer educational travel experiences.
Globejotting Travel Show: Shannon Leone Fowler on “Traveling with Ghosts”

Globejotting Travel Show: Shannon Leone Fowler on “Traveling with Ghosts”

After her fiancé died from a jellyfish sting in Thailand, Shannon Leone Fowler sought solace through travel.
Barclay Henderson’s Bungalow of Surprises

Barclay Henderson’s Bungalow of Surprises

One of Dave's humor writing students has just published his first book at age 78. But wait! There's more!
Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Stalled on a creative project? A solo getaway can fix that! Dave reports from Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Erma Bombeck wrote 4,000 humor columns and 15 books – all while raising three kids. This American icon's son explains how.
Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

This 20-minute video answers questions we didn't have time for during my recent travel writing webinar.
Free Travel Writing Webinar

Free Travel Writing Webinar

If you missed Dave's free, live webinar, you can watch a recording of it here.