Author Profile: Amandah Blackwell

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Amandah Blackwell

Amandah Blackwell is a creative, freelance and ghost writer for industries that include but are not limited to the arts & entertainment, travel, publishing, real estate, pets, personal and professional development, and much more.

Amandah's personal writing projects include screenplays, teleplays, YA, non-fiction, short stories, and poetry. 

You can find more of her writing at,, and

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Travel Writers Use Ezine Finder to Get Readers
Posted in Getting Readers, Reviews, Writer's Resources on 6 July 2009
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Based on some of the email we’ve received lately there seems to be some confusion between and These are two distinctly different websites with very different functions., which is the focus of today’s review, is primarily a directory of ezines, also known as e-newsletters or online magazines. is strictly an article […]

Let The Writer’s Software be Your Writing Companion
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Reviews, Writer's Resources on 1 July 2009
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The Writer’s Software Companion is great for travel writers that would like to try their hand at fiction writing, and many do just that, either by taking their travel writing articles and turning them into a novel, or by using travel writing to “pay the bills” while they are writing their novel in their spare […]

Isnare Article Submission and Distribution
Posted in Getting Readers, Opportunities, Reviews on 29 June 2009
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If you’ve been following our site for a while you’ll know that we strongly encourage travel writers to make use of Article Marketing as a way to increase traffic to your own site or travel blog (and also to increase your reputation and credibility in your chosen niche), by submitting your articles to at least […]

Unblock Writer’s Block with Writer’s Blocks 3
Posted in Overcoming Obstacles, Reviews, Tips & Tricks on 22 June 2009
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If you ever experienced writer’s block, you know how frustrating it can be. While no application can guarantee that you’ll find inspiration and recapture creativity, one application, Writer’s Blocks 3, does claim to help you work through writers block by saving you time, making you more productive, and enhancing your creativity! Writer’s Blocks 3 works […]

Turn Your Travel Writing Hobby Into a Career
Posted in Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks on 17 June 2009
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There are tons of websites where people can post photos and comments about their latest trip, for the intended audience of family and friends, and plenty of people who write reviews of destinations for sites like TripAdvisor or Yahoo Travel, and even quite a large number of people who blog about travel as a part-time […]

Are You a Travel Snob? Take the Test…
Posted in Overcoming Obstacles on 15 June 2009
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Some travelers — and even some travel writers — have a tendency to be rather ‘snobby’ about travel. Perhaps they don’t mean to be so arrogant, but they are. This can rub other travelers, and locals, the wrong way. Basically there are two types of Travel Snobs: The first type are those who constantly compare […]

Boost Your Site Traffic With GoArticles
Posted in Getting Readers, Reviews on 12 June 2009
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GoArticles is a popular article marketing site. You can create a FREE account and start submitting your travel writing articles immediately. This is a nice and CLEAN website. It’s very easy to navigate. The best part is that they give you a few “extras” such as Blog-Search. This will cut down on your search time […]

Do You DIGG Your Travel Articles?
Posted in Technology, Tips & Tricks on 10 June 2009
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Digg is a popular social media site that provides a place for people to vote on websites, blog posts, and articles that Digg members find on the internet. Members submit links to pages after which other members “vote” the links up (approval) or down (disapproval), with the goal being to achieve a high ranking, which […]

Tips for Dealing with Burnout
Posted in Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks on 3 June 2009
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Being a travel writer is great, but you can get ‘burned out’ just like you can with any other job. Your friends may all envy you for living the exciting, glamorous life of a writer, but you’re not immune to burnout — in fact, it can be worse for writers! Where others can often put […]

Travel Skills Can Look Good on a Travel Writer’s Resume
Posted in Opportunities, Tips & Tricks on 27 May 2009
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I recently read a great blog post on Brave New Traveler titled “How to Make Travel Look Good on a Resume“, in which author Matthew Kepnes writes about people who have taken a year off to travel (commonly called a “gap year”), and how they can use that travel experience on their resume if they […]



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