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August’s Photo Challenge Theme: Home Sweet Home

This week AWAI is hosting its travel writing workshop right here in my home town of Portland, Oregon. And since both writers and photographers are encouraged to explore their hometown as a first step into either field, I would like to challenge you to do the same for this month’s photo challenge theme — Home…

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FEATURED PUBLICATION: Dog & Kennel, Cats & Kittens, Bird Times

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Unfortunately this site no longer exists.] Friend, Feline, or Feathered… This Publisher Wants Your Pet Photos and Stories By Roberta Beach Jacobson in Karpathos, Greece Dog & Kennel, Cats & Kittens, and Bird Times are all published bimonthly and illustrated with color photographs. The editor is looking for educational and entertaining articles for…

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Animal Photography Tips

Turns out, the most effective device for getting a dog to sit up when he’s laying down is actually a squeaky, fur-covered rat.  Dogs respond best to sounds but a tail… a tail will get the dog to sit up because he/she thinks it’s actually an animal’s backside (and dogs always want to smell a…

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Your Feline Fancy Could Earn You a By-line at This Magazine By Roberta Beach Jacobson in Karpathos, Greece I Love Cats is a bi-monthly print publication. The editor, Lisa Allmendinger, is currently accepting queries and completed stories. The types of stories that will resonate with her are those involving cats and their owners. If you…

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A Paying Market for Your Desert Travel Stories By Roberta Beach Jacobson in Karpathos, Greece DesertUSA.com (“The Ultimate Desert Resource”) is a fascinating read, published monthly by Digital West Media, Inc. of San Diego, CA. I enjoyed the articles there about desert lore, wildlife, and adventure. The ezine is a celebration of the beauty, life,…

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