How to be a Travel Writer [4th ed] 9781787010000, 1787010007

Bursting with invaluable advice, this fully updated guide is a must for anyone who has ever yearned to turn their travel

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How to be a Travel Writer [4th ed]
 9781787010000, 1787010007

Table of contents :
Chapter 1: So you want to be a travel writer ...
The rewards of travel writing
What do you want to write?
Do you have what it takes?
Getting published
Chapter 2: A short course in travel writing
Finding your story
Understanding travel trends
Researching your story
Shaping your story
Bringing your story to life
Finding your style
Rewriting and self-editing
Chapter 3: Getting published
Breaking into print media
Writing for newspapers
Writing for magazines
Press trips and freebies
Syndicating your stories
Writing books
Chapter 4: Writing a travel blog Why do you want to blog?Setting up your blog
Writing your blog
Monetizing your blog
Chapter 5: Life on the road
The realities of travel writing
Making money as a travel writer
Tools of the trade
Career maintenance
Basic administration
Chapter 6: Becoming a travel photographer
How photography helps your writing career
Choosing your gear
Travel photography tips
Chapter 7: Resources
Online resources
Resources for writers
Online courses
Reference and tools
Travel trends and information
US resources
UK resources
Australian resources
Sample paperwork
Glossary About the authorsAcknowledgements
Back Cover

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