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Connect with others in a travel writing forum
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A travel writing forum is a great way to connect with travel writers all over the world. You can make international connections within seconds. Plus, you never know what you’ll find within the pages of a travel writing forum. If you have a question, put it on a forum. Forget about searching the internet for [...]

Online job sites like ScriptLance are great for diversified travel writers
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[Posted on: 16 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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There’s a new online job site called ScriptLance.com. Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe not. ScriptLance is like other online job sites. You find a project, bid on it, receive the job and you get paid. It’s that simple. This is just another opportunity for travel writers to find travel writing projects. To get started [...]

Review of WhiteSmoke writing tools software – Part II
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[Posted on: 13 March 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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If you recall from part one of our WhiteSmoke review, we focused on the good and surprises of WhiteSmoke’s software. In part two of this review, we’ll look at the bad and silver lining of WhiteSmoke’s software. Yes, there’s a bad side and a silver lining. It sounds contradictory, but it’s true. Remember that writing [...]

Review of WhiteSmoke writing tools software – Part I
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[Posted on: 11 March 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Stop struggling with your travel writing! Writing tools such as WhiteSmoke writing software can enhance and improve your writing. If you’re not a strong writer, consider purchasing WhiteSmoke’s writing and grammar software. After all, they claim you can “write better, right now.” In part one of this review, we’ll look at the good and surprises [...]

The Truth about Online Job Sites like Guru.com – Part II
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[Posted on: 4 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Here’s part two of my review of Guru.com. Be prepared to pay many fees for a project. You are subjected to many fees. You can avoid some of these fees, but if an employer may choose to ignore your request to be paid by check or e-check. Let’s take a further look at Guru.com. Fees [...]

The Truth about Online Job Sites like Guru.com – Part I
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[Posted on: 2 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Editor’s Note: This review of Guru.com is over three years old, and we’ve received a lot of negative feedback about Guru.com in the years since then…our present stance is ‘caveat emptor’…..we would advise caution to anyone considering using Guru.com at the present time. Many freelance writers flock to online job sites to find and apply [...]

27 Secrets to Creating Travel Writing Articles Like a Pro
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Travel writing articles can add to your cash flow. You may not become Steenie Harvey overnight, but you’ll do all right. You may not receive free meals or travel, but you could. If you’re willing to do the work, you’ll persevere in the world of travel writing. Your fate lies in your hands — no [...]

Establish an Authentic Travel Writing Blog
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Many people claim to be travel writers, but when put to the test they are “exposed” as “wannabes.” It’s easy to lift information off of other websites, which is fine if you’re citing and giving credit to the author (give a linkback as well). However, if you use the information in your own blog without [...]

Don’t Let Your Travel Writing Go Up in Smoke
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[Posted on: 12 January 2009]
[Posted in: Writer's Education, Writer's Resources]
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Travel writers, do you struggle with writing your travel articles? If you do, stop struggling and get help! There are many courses you can take to strengthen your writing skills. We all could use a refresher course to make sure our writing skills are up-to-date. It’s easy to get frustrated when you write an article [...]

To Travel Writer: Hunt for Freelance Employment on the Internet
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[Posted on: 17 November 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Writer's Resources]
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Dear Travel Writer, Are you still searching for employment? Do you look to the heavens each day and pray for freelance employment opportunities? Did you look on the internet? You must have some form of daily employment to sustain your life. In addition to your full-time or part-time job, you can begin your travel writing [...]

Travel Writer Struck by Lightening Discovers Antidote for Writer’s Block
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[Posted on: 7 November 2008]
[Posted in: Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources]
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A travel writer playing golf on a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Cabo was struck by lightening. From a physical standpoint, she was all right. Her mind was another thing. Apparently, her mind became sharper than ever. She would soon find herself on the road to greatness! The travel writer suffered from horrible writer’s [...]

Shutterbug Bite Transforms You into Travel Writer Photographer
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[Posted on: 24 October 2008]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources]
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A travel writer was in Australia for a three-week holiday. Her itinerary was jammed packed with activities such as bunging jumping, hiking, and zipping down a zip line. Also on the list were visits to Sydney Opera House, Australia Zoo, and much more. Our travel writer was walking through the Australian Outback when she felt [...]

7 Steps to Follow Before Applying for Freelance Travel Writer Jobs
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[Posted on: 22 October 2008]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources]
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Many travel writer jobs are sought after by travel writers all over the world. Their stories are the same. They are looking for travel writing jobs not only to pay the bills but that will “jump start” their career. With so much competition, what’s a travel writer to do? The first thing to do is [...]

To Be or Not Be Travel Writer is an Error
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[Posted on: 1 October 2008]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Writer's Education, Writer's Resources]
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“Want to be travel writer, NOW!” That’s great that you have passion for travel writing, but sometimes mistakes happen when you write for a long period time. Let’s say you are excited to have come back from Salvador, Brazil and cannot wait to write about it. You write and write into the “wee hours” of [...]

Remains of Past Travels Stuck in Travel Writer’s Memory
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[Posted on: 26 September 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources]
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He smiles as he looks back on his traveling days. He’s been to the far corners of the world numerous times, and he has the pictures and notes to prove it. Around him are countless journals filled with tales of intrigue, adventure, and passion and romance. “Ah, yes France,” he thinks to himself. The Moulin [...]



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