Teaching story-driven blogging since 2011


Instructors

Christine Gilbert

The course is lead by Christine Gilbert, writer of Almostfearless.com, the largest female-written travel blog in the world, one of the top travel blogs overall and a 2012 Babble.com notable. She gets over 200,000 visits per month and earns enough money to support her family and travels. She’s been mentioned in dozens of publications, including the LA TimesHuffington Post, Travel Channel’s World Hum and Lonely Planet.

She’s currently working on a non-fiction book (hardcover/paperback for Gotham/Penguin) over the next two years.  She and her husband finished filming a documentary last year about traveling online workers called “The Wireless Generation” that will be hitting film festivals in 2013.

Her photography is occasionally published, including a recent article about Luwak coffee in Bali for Esquire Malaysia.

Drew Gilbert

Drew is our video guru and frequent contributor.  He has a degree in Animation and Motion Graphics from the Art Institute of Philadelphia and 12 years of industry experience working for clients such as Vivendi Universal, Coca Cola, Motorola, Sci-Fi Channel, Fischer Price, Mattel, and the Boston Museum of Science.  He’s currently working on his first feature-length documentary shot in HD and will be touring film festivals in 2013.  He’s also the behind the scenes-guy at AlmostFearless.com and handles much of the business and technical needs of a larger blog.

Other Instructors

There is a rotating crew of guest experts, whether it’s a professional photographer willing to critique your best five photographs or a literary agent giving you the scoop on how to best pitch your story, we bring in the professionals that take your blogging from ‘just another wordpress blog’ to a career worth envying.