Writing Tips & Musings

Passports With Purpose: Win a Globejotting Travel or Humor Writing Course

Passports With Purpose: Win a Globejotting Travel or Humor Writing Course

Support this super-cool travel bloggers' charity! Help build schools in Mali and maybe Dave will be your writing coach!
Podcast: Travel Writing – Live from the Singapore Writers Festival

Podcast: Travel Writing – Live from the Singapore Writers Festival

Recorded live at Writecamp 2013: Dave talks about personal travel journaling and professional travel writing.
Travel Writing Class in Singapore

Travel Writing Class in Singapore

Join Dave at the Singapore Writers Festival Write Camp.
Barbecued Ghost?

Barbecued Ghost?

An elusive spirit at Saigon's Crazy Buffalo Bar.
Saigon Street Stories: Through the Wall

Saigon Street Stories: Through the Wall

Insecurity is inevitable when you take on a big project. You can't fight it, but you can push through in spite of it.
Confessions of a Professional Travel Blogger

Confessions of a Professional Travel Blogger

Matt Preston of "Travel With a Mate" talks about his return to Britain after a year in Southeast Asia.
The Times Live in South Africa has Plagiarized My Work and I’m Pissed

The Times Live in South Africa has Plagiarized My Work and I’m Pissed

Why is one of South Africa's largest newspapers stealing photos from freelancers?
Timeslive.co.za: Stealing my photo isn’t just illegal. It’s unfathomably lazy!

Timeslive.co.za: Stealing my photo isn’t just illegal. It’s unfathomably lazy!

Pathetic... but also hilarious. Journalistic apathy sinks to a new low.
One-Take Wednesdays: When Overachieving Underachieves

One-Take Wednesdays: When Overachieving Underachieves

This week's video: What happened to the last two Wednesdays? And... Saigon's haunted bar burns again!
One-Take Wednesday: Cats from Space and How to Be Funny

One-Take Wednesday: Cats from Space and How to Be Funny

The second episode in Dave's new weekly video series: A reader asks why space critters never visit her home.