Author Profile: Trisha Miller

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Trisha Miller

Trisha Miller Editor-in-Chief, TravelWritersExchange.com - Trisha joined the Travel Industry in 1996 with a background in telecommunications and helped to build (and later sell) one of the industry's top inbound call centers specializing in air travel.

Her career in Travel Writing began with creating destination-specific content for a corporate travel intranet, and continued as she contributed content to a large number of travel-related companies that were establishing an online presence throughout the late '90's and early '00's.

Currently she is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, and a former Board Member of the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association (2009-2015).  Still a frequent world traveler, and occasional guest-blogger on a number of other Travel Blogs, Trisha writes about travel and technology, sometimes both at the same time.

You can follow Trisha on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/TravelWriting


Articles By Trisha  »

Take A Peek Inside A Media Trip
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Technology, Tips & Tricks on 25 June 2009
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A while back I wrote about a Media Trip I went on in April, to the Park Royal Holiday Resort in Cozumel, Mexico, and I followed that up with a list of “Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Media Trips“. Most established writers have been invited – at one time or another, sometimes frequently – […]

Eliminate NoFollow to Stimulate Conversation
Posted in Overcoming Obstacles, Technology, Tips & Tricks on 19 June 2009
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Travel writers are you suffering from few — if any — comments on your travel blog? You’re not alone! I’ve noticed this growing trend while reading many of the travel blogs I (try to) regularly keep up on. Anyone who has been blogging for a while is probably familiar with the “nofollow” tag and what […]

Interview with The Travel Tart
Posted in Getting Started, Interviews, Podcasts on 8 June 2009
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Over the weekend I had the great pleasure of interviewing Anthony Bianco, also known as “The Travel Tart“. After a couple of technical glitches on my end and an error calculating the time difference between Arizona and Brisbane, Australia (which I finally worked out using an online time zone converter tool) , I finally got […]

What Exactly IS Travel Writing?
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Getting Started on 5 June 2009
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I spent the better part of this past Sunday morning finally getting caught up on a number of my favorite travel blogs that I try to follow regularly. I also chatted briefly with a friend, who asked, when I told her what I was doing, about the travel blogs I follow, so I told her […]

IFWTWA Writing Scholarship Announced
Posted in Getting Started, Interviews, Opportunities, Podcasts on 1 June 2009
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Here’s a fabulous opportunity for all of you aspiring travel writers out there – the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) has announced a Scholarship contest that will award a First Prize as well as two “runner up” prizes, all three of which include a 1 year paid membership to the IFWTWA along […]

Travel Paranoia Runs Rampant
Posted in Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles on 22 May 2009
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In Monday’s blog post we talked about how important it is for travel writers to know the laws and customs of a country before you head out to visit it. Today we’re exploring the other side of that coin – Travel Paranoia and how some new laws in certain places are causing tourists and travel […]

Need Help While Traveling? There’s An App For That….
Posted in Technology, Tips & Tricks on 20 May 2009
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I love NPR (National Public Radio) and often listen to many of the programs they air while I’m working — among my favorites is the weekly “All Tech Considered“, which airs on Mondays in place of the usual daily “All Things Considered“…..and yes, it’s true that I am a geek, but the show always presents […]

Having Trouble Getting Published? Here’s the Secret…
Posted in Getting Started, Overcoming Obstacles on 8 May 2009
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Pretty much every writer has at some point been asked to write for free, and it’s most common with travel writers. It’s a ‘dirty little secret’ that we don’t like to admit to, but most of us have done it, and will continue to do so from time to time. We certainly don’t want to […]

Interview: Maralyn D. Hill, President of IFWTWA
Posted in Interviews, Podcasts, Writer's Education on 5 May 2009
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For those that don’t already know, IFWTWA stands for the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association. It is a global network of people involved in the hospitality and lifestyle industries and the writers, bloggers, and journalists who promote them by informing others about them. This past week I had the great pleasure of interviewing […]

Travel Media Trips: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks on 1 May 2009
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Many beginning Travel Writers and Bloggers ask us “what exactly is a ‘media trip’ (or a ‘press trip’)?” These two terms are used interchangeably, though you’ll see and hear Media Trip more frequently. If you read my last post “Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up” you’ll have a good idea of what a travel […]



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