Author Profile: Roy Stevenson

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Roy Stevenson Roy Stevenson produces a free weekly newsletter for aspiring travel writers. It’s considered one of the most informative e-zines in the travel writing business. Subscribe here:

Roy has published seven eBooks on selling and marketing freelance travel articles. (See right sidebar)

He operates a personalized coaching business for novice travel writers, and every one of his 60+ novice writers has been published in print or online media. Many have scored cool press trips using their assignments as collateral. (

Roy offers Travel Writing & Marketing Master Classes. Next one: Seattle, Washington State, U.S.A April 27-29, 2018

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We’re Travel Writers, Not Critics. (And A Few Other Shocking Travel Writing Home Truths)
Posted in First Person Experience, Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles, Writer's Education on 12 October 2017
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Some travel writers seem to forget that we’re travel writers first and foremost, and not critics. Our job, as travel journalists, is to show and describe our destinations to our readers. We should be painting a picture of the places, showing our subscribers the people, the culture, the food, and all those other neat things [...]

Weird, Eerie, and Strange Places I’ve Visited on Travel Writing Assignments
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, First Person Experience, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities on 2 October 2017
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Travel writing can take us to some bizarre places. I’m always on the lookout for extraordinary places to visit and write about. Here are a few of the most unusual places I’ve covered, all in the name of travel writing. The Downright Weird Some of my most interesting and bizarre travel writing assignments covered weird [...]

Five Important Things You Can Learn from My Ten Years as a Freelance Travel Writer
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, First Person Experience, Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles on 28 July 2017
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Wouldn’t it be great if we had the power of foresight? We could gaze into the future and learn from our mistakes. Well, I may not have the superpower of foresight, but I’ve learned a lot—and gained a lot of valuable experience—in my ten years in the rough-and-tumble freelance travel writing game. Looking back on [...]



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