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 www.MisticCafe.com, savvywritingcareers.wordpress.com, and www.savvy-writer.com.

You can follow Amandah on Twitter at:  http://twitter.com/savvy_writer


Articles By Amandah  »

The Skinny on Duplicate Content Checking Software
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Reviews on 25 May 2009
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When you submit your travel writing articles to Ezine Articles, Affsphere, Go Articles, or your chosen article marketing site, make sure they are different from the originals. Several article submission directories require that you submit ONLY unique content to them (so be sure to read the guidelines before submitting articles), but it’s also a good […]

Traveling Abroad? Know Before You Go
Posted in General News & Info, Overcoming Obstacles on 18 May 2009
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I found this article on Brave New Traveler, “Terrorist Threat: Has London Become Hostile to Tourists?”, about a new law banning photographs that include any police officer (or anyone involved in the protection of Her Majesty’s subjects) in the photo. Say it isn’t so! I can’t imagine London, England being like this. Their “Bobbies” (as […]

Jump Start Your Creativity With a Coach
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Overcoming Obstacles on 15 May 2009
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Travel writing is fun and exciting, but it’s still writing, and you may feel stuck from time-to-time. Writer’s block may settle in for a period of time which can drive you nuts! You many not know what to write. You may end up getting frustrated and then quit writing. If you want to get to […]

How Hooked-Up Are You When You Travel?
Posted in General News & Info, Technology on 13 May 2009
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Here’s a great article from NPR called, “Airlines Boost Self-Service With Mobile Check-In.” Isn’t it amazing how people are utilizing technology even while on the road? Technology is changing how we travel, and how we travel is driving technology forward. If you’re a travel writer, you may bring your laptop (or netbook), digital camera, cell […]

Online Job Sites: Guru.com versus Elance.com
Posted in Reviews on 11 May 2009
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Have you been wondering about online job sites Guru.com and Elance.com? They are two of the largest internet sites for finding outsourced (freelance) jobs from nearly every industry. If you have a skill and need work, chances are good you’ll find plenty of opportunities on one or both of these sites. Likewise if you need […]

Travel Grants Can Be the Secret to Free Travel
Posted in Opportunities, Writer's Resources on 6 May 2009
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Are you a new travel writer looking for travel writing jobs? Would you like free travel? There is a way that few writers know about to help them get the funds they need – funds that could take you to a destination that you’ve always wanted to write about. The same way that many high-school […]

Self Awareness – Can It Help Your Travel Writing?
Posted in Enhance Your Writing on 4 May 2009
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Travel writer David Miller wrote an article titled “How to Write Better: 2 Thoughts on Self Awareness.” He provides a perspective on writing that makes clear the distinction between articles that are fictionalized narratives and those that are ‘self-aware’ (the former is one where you are drawn into the story and become part of it, […]

Are You a Perpetual Traveler or World Citizen?
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles on 27 April 2009
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F. Daniel Harbecke, a writer with Brave New Traveler wrote the following article, Would You Be A Perpetual Traveler Or World Citizen?, which was his response to the question posed in the original article by Joel Falconer at LifeHack. Both are very interesting articles — very thought-provoking! As a travel writer, you may consider yourself […]

Kelsey Timmerman and the Effects of Globalization
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Getting Started, Opportunities on 24 April 2009
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Have you read any extraordinary travel articles (or written any)? As a travel writer, you know there’s more to writing great travel articles than the typical “Top 10 Night Spots in L.A” – that’s been done many times over and just doesn’t cut it these days. These days the truly great travel articles have a […]

Here’s a Tweet Review about Twitter
Posted in Opportunities, Reviews, Tips & Tricks on 22 April 2009
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Twitter has taken the social media world by storm. If you’re a travel writer and you’re not using Twitter, you don’t know what you’re missing! Almost everyone is on Twitter. Many organizations such as Travel Channel International and many other travel sites can be found on Twitter. In a nutshell, Twitter is simply a form […]



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