The woman replied, "You want to take a bath?" No, I need to hit the head, and fast. If I didn't find a bathroom soon, this pristine floor of hers was about to turn a pale shade of yellow. Travelers on vacation run into all sorts of issues from language barriers and cultural differences to needing a bathroom at the height of tourist season when every establishment along the main drag in town says, "Bathrooms for customers only." All of my travels abroad have turned me into a bathroom … [Read more...]
When I started reviewing travel novels and contacting authors, the most frequent question I get asked is, “What is a travel novel?” The second most frequent question is whether or not their book can be considered a travel novel. Let’s discuss what constitutes a travel novel.
But first, why should it matter to you whether or not your book is a travel novel?
If your book can double as a travel novel, you can tap into an additional genre and double your … [Read more...]