Archive for August, 2011

Marketing Your Magazine Articles: Inside Secrets of a Successful Freelance Writer
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[Posted on: 29 August 2011]
[Posted in: Book Reviews, Opportunities, Travel Writing Books]
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What’s the one thing every writer must do to be considered a professional? Get their articles published and get paid for it. Last week I reviewed Roy Stevenson’s eBook, “Free and Low Cost Travel: Inside Secrets of a Successful Travel Writer“, about how to enjoy one of the perks of being a professional travel writer. [...]

Free and Low Cost Travel: Inside Secrets of a Successful Travel Writer
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[Posted on: 22 August 2011]
[Posted in: Book Reviews, Opportunities, Travel Writing Books]
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Probably the number one question I hear from new travel writers and bloggers…. …is “How do I get free travel?“ The answer, unsurprisingly, is very similar to that for the old joke “How do you get to Carnegie Hall” (answer: practice, practice, practice!)….in this case it’s “work, work, work”. However, if you’re looking for much [...]

7 Travel Photography Tips
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[Posted on: 15 August 2011]
[Posted in: Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks, Travel Photography]
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Photography is the world as seen through the eyes of the photographer. In the same way that two writers would tell two completely different accounts of the same moment, two photographers will likely photograph the exact same scene, the exact same moment in two completely different ways. This similarity between writing and photography is exactly [...]

Are You Missing a Golden Opportunity?
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[Posted on: 8 August 2011]
[Posted in: Opportunities]
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Opportunity is a very interesting thing. It’s always there, even when few can see it. On the one hand, travel writers everywhere bemoan the shrinking opportunities to get published in print, as well as the steady decline in pay. And yet others point to growth in online opportunities and the ease with which nearly anyone [...]

7 Proofreading Tips Every Travel Writer Should Know
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Travel writing is a competitive field, which means it’s especially important for you to turn in flawless, polished pieces. By following these essential proofreading tips for travel writers, you can improve your writing and offer vivid information to readers: Proofread your draft shortly after your trip. Do your best to begin the proofreading process shortly [...]



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