Archive for May, 2008

Travel Writers! Take Advantage of Trading Places!
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[Posted on: 26 May 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Do you live in New York and have aspirations of being a travel writer? Would you like to visit Dublin, Ireland? Here’s a tip for you, consider trading places with someone from Dublin, Ireland. Trading places or “homeswap” has become a very popular and inexpensive way to travel. Think of it as semi-FREE travel. The […]

The Ultimate Resource Guide for Travel Writers
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[Posted on: 23 May 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Travel Writing Books, Writer's Resources]
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Travel writers, the search is over for the the ultimate resource guide especially for you! Hooray! At your fingertips is a “quick” reference to networking, job opportunities, books, blogs, and more! Make room because this post is “jammed packed.” Buckle up! Get ready! You are about to take a very “resourceful” trip! Network and Opportunities […]

Here’s a Quick Way to Publishers and FREE Travel
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[Posted on: 22 May 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]
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The lifestyle of a travel writer can be adventurous, fun, and romantic. Oooh lala! Two obstacles to travel writing are getting published and paying for travel. If you are a novice writer, you probably suffered from numerous rejections from editors and publishers. Perhaps you’ve been turned down for press trips, even though they matched your […]

Who Else Wants to Break Into Travel Writing?
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Are you an aspiring travel writer? Would you like to write for newspaper travel sections, glossy magazines with gorgeous photos, or other travel publications? If you answered “YES,” then you “stumbled upon” the right website! Since you are new to travel writing, you may be unsure of what to write. Contact your local tourism office […]

A Partnership of Travel Writing and Photography
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[Posted on: 20 May 2008]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Education]
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Travel writing is just like painting: a travel writer uses a palette of words instead of paints! When you breathe life into a story through your words, readers will want more. Part of the fun of travel writing is sharing your knowledge gained from your experience. A photograph can tell the whole story or part […]

Fly Away From Travel Writer Rejection to Opportunity
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[Posted on: 14 May 2008]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles]
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“All this rejection’s got me so low.” That’s a line from the song “Self Esteem” by The Offspring. Rejection of all types is an unavoidable part of life. Job rejection can suck! Sending out travel article after travel article and resume after resume becomes mechanical. Soon cynicism and fear settle in like “Mr. Mucas” from […]

Win A Free Vacation!
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[Posted on: 13 May 2008]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Writer's Resources]
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Okay so this has already been out for a week (that’s what I get for being on the road!)…..but the deadline i August 1st, 2008 so there’s still time for you to sharpen your pens and pencils (does anyone still use pens and pencils?)…..or warm up your typing muscles….. CostaRicaPages.com is sponsoring a Travel Writing […]

A Marriage of a Travel Writer and Graphic Designer
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[Posted on: 12 May 2008]
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Travel writers, do you have graphic design experience? If you said “I do,” then congratulations to you! Your first collaboration can be a blog to showcase your travel writing ability. If you are familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, design you own logo (header) for your blog. In addition to the content of your blog, […]

Instant Readership with a Travel Blog
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[Posted on: 8 May 2008]
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If you are starting out in travel writing, consider creating a blog! It is one of the greatest and safest online businesses. You can work from home or anywhere in the world! Blogs are simple and inexpensive. The best part is blogs are a great way for you to gain readers and MAKE MONEY! Go […]

10 Secrets of Travel Writing Revealed
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[Posted on: 7 May 2008]
[Posted in: Tips & Tricks, Travel Writing Books, Writer's Resources]
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If you have a passion for traveling and writing then combine the two and become a travel writer! Would you like to know the “secrets” to travel writing? Then you came to the right place! You may want to purchase a few books along the way such as Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing or […]



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