Tag Archives: travel journalism

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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Books for Writers

Books for Freelance Writers  by L. Peat O’Neil Freelance writers are lucky today.   Look at the rows of books on writing, creative process, marketing and publishing. Consider the wealth of material for writers on websites like MatadorNetwork,  WebDelSol or Travelwriters.com. We … Continue reading

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AdventureTravelWriter.com

Welcome to AdventureTravelWriter.com  We’re now AdventureTravelWriter.org Still dedicated to helping writers reach their goal to be professional travel writers.  Still providing information for new travel writers and published freelancers.  Still teaching travel journalism. Founded in 1999 by Washington Post journalist … Continue reading

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