Archive for the ‘Guest Blog Posts’ Category

How “Canada’s Adventure Couple” Came to Be
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[Posted on: 21 September 2009]
[Posted in: First Person Experience, Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts]
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Starting up a travel blog can be a great way to share your stories and adventures from the road.  But how does one transition their travel blog from having a few family and friends checking it out to actually making it a leader in the travel blog community? Many aspiring travel writers start up a [...]

So You Want to Write an eBook?
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[Posted on: 31 August 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks]
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Although I’m primarily a travel writer, I recently co-wrote an eBook for women, about success. Allow me to share with you what I’ve learned from the experience, and some tips on writing an eBook. Writing an eBook is a much different experience than writing a traditional printed-and-bound book, but writing an eBook can be a [...]

Should You Watch Confessions of a Travel Writer?
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[Posted on: 24 August 2009]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Guest Blog Posts]
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“Confessions of a Travel Writer” sat, unwatched, on my TiVo as I headed to last weekend’s Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference. One afternoon, while surrounded by a group of esteemed writers, the topic of the show came up, and the verdict was unanimous – they hated it. As someone who likes to form [...]

Do You Know How To Query?
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The following article is an excerpt from “Success: Your Path to a Successful Book” by Maralyn D. Hill and Brenda C. Hill, and is reprinted with permission (and a big thank you to Maralyn). You can learn more about Maralyn at the end of this article. Do you know how to Query? Magazines, Agents and [...]

Increase Your Audience by Adding Video
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[Posted on: 24 June 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Readers, Guest Blog Posts, Technology]
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With all of the travel writing websites out there, it can be difficult to stand out in the Internet Universe. Great writing can certainly help, but how can a person attract more viewers to their blog? Better yet, what can a person do to keep people on their site longer, view more pages and have [...]

Travel Writing – The Importance of Getting ‘Out There’
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[Posted on: 29 May 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles]
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I was invited to write this guest post on Travel Writers Exchange about how important it is to ‘get out there’ in regards to your travel writing. I am going to write about my experience so far of how important it is to take action on this matter. The bottom line for me is: if [...]

Why You Need to Hire a Copy Editor
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[Posted on: 18 February 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Education]
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“When traveling to Strasbourg you must go to the bathroom. The toilet paper is purple. Not just any purple…but a lovely shade of lavender. I really wanted to bring some of this home with me to show my friends, but I thought that might not be appropriate. I didn’t try out any other bathrooms in [...]

Do’s, Don’ts, and Editors – Part 2
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[Posted on: 28 January 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks]
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As promised, here is the second part of my series of “Do’s” and “Don’ts” for working with Editors.  Enjoy! Wouldn’t it be great if you had a list of editors who accept your articles for every one of their issues? Realistically, though, freelance writing isn’t always that stable. However, you can settle for second best…getting [...]

Do’s, Don’ts, and Editors
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[Posted on: 26 January 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks]
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Working with editors is easy, right? After all, don’t you just submit something to them and they print it? With that thought in mind, you will probably never see your name in print. Working with editors can be easy. Remember…they have a job to do and so do you. If you do your job well, [...]

Travel…Write…Repeat
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[Posted on: 25 November 2008]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts]
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Travel writers need to travel to far away places in order to write travel articles, right? Not so, my aspiring writer friends. Isn’t everyone’s home town a destination for someone else? It sure is. And who better to write about your own home town than YOU? You live there and probably pass by interesting sites [...]



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