Category Archives: Freelance Writing

Memoir Writing

Somewhere between documentary and created personal myth, today’s memoir is a seductive medium. After all, whom is more interesting to write about than one’s self? Memoir writing is recalling events stored in human memory. It’s currently a popular form for … Continue reading

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15 Travel + Memoir Writing Contests

Travel Writer’s Awards and Contests The Guardian (UK) Travel Writing Competition – for amateur travel writers We Said Go Travel Writing Contest WanderWomen Travel Writing Contest – Wanderlust and Lipstick Fish Publishing Short Memoir Writing Contest Safari Bucket List Travel Writer … Continue reading

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Zen of Travel Writing

When I need time to reflect on what I’ve seen,  to process incoming information, I take a long walk without my notebook and let thoughts  flow. If anything really important comes to mind, it can be written down when I get back to my … Continue reading

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6 Markets for Travel Writers

1. ABOARD PUBLISHING  – Bilingual Spanish / English  inflight magazines for airlines with routes in Central and South America. The company also produces in-room travel books for luxury hotels and other travel promotion products. 2. TIME OUT – Publishes in just about every … Continue reading

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What to Write in your Travel Journal

What to write in the travel journal? Trust your instincts, I advise, but as a beginner, you may not yet have developed the second nature  that noses out the compelling street scene, the picturesque vantage point, the bristling marketplace.  Maybe … Continue reading

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If it were easy anyone would do it….

http://moneyfortraveling.com/specialty/travel-writing/start-a-writing-career/ John invited me to chat about my travel writing and global networking experiences. I believe in sharing what I have learned.

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Breaking Into Travel Writing

The best tip I can give you is: learn to write short. Whether you plan to write for travel blogs, newspaper travel sections or glossy print magazines with gorgeous photos, editors prize travel writers who turn in tightly written copy. … Continue reading

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