Tag Archives: travel journalism

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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Contests for Travel Writers I

Just Back is a travel writing contest.  You write just 500 words.  Telegraph, UK  – the Prize is 100 £ in currency of your choice http://www.trazzler.com/contests http://www.wanderlustandlipstick.com/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/travelwritingcompetition http://www.puretravel.com/Guide/Travel_writing_competition http://www.bradtguides.com/travelwriting.html http://www.besttravelwriting.com/

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Colin Thubron Discusses ”In Siberia”

Colin Thubron, the prize winning  (PEN Silver Pen Award, Thomas Cook Travel Award, Hawthornden Prize) author of many travel books, reads from In Siberia to an assembly of spellbound professors and literature students who are gathered at a conference on travel writing … Continue reading

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Websites for Travel Writers

Beau Monde Bootsnall – travel narratives and planning Budget Travel Magazine CEO Traveler  Ethical Traveler Literary Traveler Madam Mayo Matador Travel Magazine Nature Writing Wiki Outside Magazine  Perceptive Travel Pyrenees Pilgrimage Rick Steves Travel Tips Rolf Potts Vagabonding Studies in Travel … Continue reading

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Travel Writer’s Organizations

Organizations for Travel Writers and Outdoors Journalists   American Society of Journalists and Authors  Circumnavigators Club Explorers Club International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association International Institute for Peace through Tourism International Society for Travel Writing National Writer’s Union  Outdoor Writers … Continue reading

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