"You can actually make a living doing what you love, but it's going to be hard and you're going to have to make sacrifices."
When you convince yourself that you have to “fake it” in order to “make it,” you’re subconsciously telling yourself that you are not good enough as you are.
Mike Dewey joined MatadorU in May of 2014 when he enrolled in the Filmmaking program. He’d already been making films, most notably his and his friends’ Project Space in which they sent…
How do you, as travel writers who intend to inspire your readers to learn the magic of travel, write about experiences that were far from magical?
"If telling stories about the world and its people — whether through video, photography, or writing — gets you excited and makes you feel like you’re doing meaningful work, go for it. There…
Let yourself accept that we learn when we can admit we don’t know.
Brian Lewis
My biggest takeaway from MatadorU is that you don't have to be a full-time traveler in order to be a producer of travel media.
1. Never begin professional writing with dialogue.
"Exactly a year after signing up for MatadorU, I was offered the chance to join Matador's Branded Content team as an editor -- pretty much a dream come true, for lack of a more cliched phrase."
Mary Sojourner shares her story of her relationship with her mother.