Tag Archives: travel writing

Building a Travel Story Idea

Building A Story Idea Portfolio Cultivating story ideas isn’t a mystery. The Writing Process starts with curiosity. What are you interested in? What stimulates your curiosity and drives you to explore a certain place or subject? The process runs like … 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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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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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Earth

I recently heard about a project initiated by Everett Pompeii — a college student currently studying in Japan. In his words:  “The more people you inspire to get out there, the better off the world is (in my view, anyway). … Continue reading

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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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Tip for Writers :: Tracking Your Publications

Writers, do you police your byline? I was looking up various topics at the Library of Congress where you can rove through the electronic resources.  As usual, I also searched my byline in WorldCat. What did I find but a … Continue reading

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