Archive for September, 2008

Inspiration Leaves Travel Writer Stranded Without Notice
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[Posted on: 29 September 2008]
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“We seek him here, we seek him there Those Frenchies seek him everywhere! Is he in heaven? Or is he in hell? That demmed Elusive Pimpernel?” It’s Monday morning and time to write, but you do not feel like it. Your inspiration is like that “Elusive Pimpernel,” it’s nowhere to be found. Most of the [...]

Remains of Past Travels Stuck in Travel Writer’s Memory
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[Posted on: 26 September 2008]
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He smiles as he looks back on his traveling days. He’s been to the far corners of the world numerous times, and he has the pictures and notes to prove it. Around him are countless journals filled with tales of intrigue, adventure, and passion and romance. “Ah, yes France,” he thinks to himself. The Moulin [...]

Travel Writers Take Time to Invest in Becoming a Writer
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[Posted on: 24 September 2008]
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She stares at the computer screen, hoping inspiration will jump out and assist her with writing an article. The only thing on the screen is a cursor that blinks over and over again. She looks around her office and stares at the four white walls. “Yeah, this is inspiring,” she thinks to herself. She has [...]

Travel Writers Proceed with Caution to Foreign Countries
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[Posted on: 22 September 2008]
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He was leaving tomorrow on a 9 pm flight for China. His backpack was overloaded with travel essentials such as a few guidebooks and pocket language books. He could not wait to walk the Great Wall of China. His trip would take him to Xi’an where the Terra Cotta Warriors wait his arrival. He thought [...]

Travel Writer Shoots from the Hip with Photography
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[Posted on: 19 September 2008]
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It’s dawn and another gorgeous day is on the horizon in Kenya. As our travel writer wipes the sleep from his eyes, he stretches, yawns, and watches the sun rise. It’s a perfect photo opportunity. Our travel writer grabs his camera, gets in position, focuses, zooms in, and clicks to capture the picture perfect moment. [...]

Who’s Afraid of Travel Writing? Conquer Your Fear, Write, and Find Success
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[Posted on: 17 September 2008]
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It’s midnight and all is quiet on the waterfront. Her heels click on the pavement as she walks quickly back to her hotel. A stranger in a strange land, she clutches her notebook close to her. It holds the key to her travel writing success. Nay, the travel article that is yet to be written [...]

Travel Writers Gamble with Their True Earning Potential
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Money, money, money! For the love of money! Not only is this the theme song from Donald Trumps’ reality show The Apprentice, but it’s a hot topic in homes across the globe. Unfortunately, it’s why some marriages break up. But, that’s a topic covered on another blog. This is a travel writing website where you, [...]

A Travel Article Headline Needs More Than “ATTENTION!”
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[Posted on: 12 September 2008]
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Pop Quiz! How many travel writers believe the sole purpose of a headline is “to grab a reader’s attention?” The music from the game show JEOPARDY is now playing in the background. We need your answer… Put your pens down because time is up. Well, 98 out of 100 travel writers believe that a headline’s [...]

Travel Writer Dreams to Soar Profits to New Heights
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[Posted on: 10 September 2008]
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What’s faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and can leap tall buildings in a single jump? A travel writer who takes off by leaps and bounds and crosses all borders. He bounces from opportunity to opportunity and can give Tigger from Winnie the Pooh a run for his money! Remember what [...]

Travel Writers Strike While Article Marketing is Hot
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[Posted on: 8 September 2008]
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Everyone is doing it and you can too! Not only can you make money doing it, but you will be all over the internet. You’re just a “click away” from travel writing stardom! Your brilliant travel writing will appear on many websites. Before you know it, people from all over the world will come to [...]



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