By Mary Charlebois ITWPA Member Over half of the manuscripts I receive have neither a title, byline, nor contact information. If the manuscript is separated from the pitch email, I can’t publish the piece, no matter how good it might be. That story will end up in the closed file. Identify your story and yourself. The first line … [Read more...] about Editor’s Choice – August 2019
Volume 12, Issue #8 – August 2019
Grand Lighthouse Cruise
By Michelangelo DeSantis ITWPA Member Cape May, New Jersey is known for its brightly painted Victorian-style homes, sandy beaches, and bird watching, but there is another fun-filled thing to do in this seaside resort. Cape May Whale Watchers is a local tour operator that runs a Grand Lighthouse Cruise during the summer months. Yes, this is exactly what you’re … [Read more...] about Grand Lighthouse Cruise
The New Travel ID, Do You Need One?
By Joeann Fossland ITWPA Member What is it? The new travel ID complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. Beginning October 1, 2020, Federal agencies, including DHS and TSA, will only accept state-issued driver’s licenses or compliant identification cards for accessing Federal facilities including TSA airport security checkpoints if the license or card was issued … [Read more...] about The New Travel ID, Do You Need One?
A Drive on the Wild Side: New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache
By Jennifer A. Germano The heavens swirl in a tornado of shrill cries and powerful gray wings. Thousands of sandhill cranes rise into the sky and the pale light of evening. Their long skinny legs tucking up and stretching out behind them. The cottonwoods and soupy marshes appear blurred and otherworldly in the dim light at day’s end. Every ray of sunshine might allow you … [Read more...] about A Drive on the Wild Side: New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache
Potholes in South Africa: From Johannesburg to Kruger
By CJ Horn For those unaware of the unrivaled views of Bourke’s Luck Potholes in South Africa, the meandering trail and myriad bridges look like a barrier to entry. From the Coca-Cola red postcard frame, literally, a large rectangular frame through which you can take a picture of the landscape, to the sinuous paths of the river confluence, the Potholes are a unique and … [Read more...] about Potholes in South Africa: From Johannesburg to Kruger