Posts Tagged ‘Interviews’

6 Tips for Conducting a Successful Interview
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[Posted on: 16 September 2013]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Interviews, Tips & Tricks]
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As a travel writer, you want your stories to be as authentic as possible. The best way to create a realistic piece is to discuss the destination with those around you. Incorporating interviews into your travel writing can provide your readers with tremendous insight that you, as an outsider, cannot. As a writer, your work [...]

Interview: Maria Staal
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[Posted on: 13 June 2011]
[Posted in: First Person Experience, Interviews]
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to travel by container ship? Meet someone who did. I must confess that I’ve been a fan of Maria Staal‘s for quite some time. I first discovered Maria through her blog that chronicles her genealogical research into one of her ancestors (who it appears was a saint), and [...]

The Art of Interviewing: 5 Tips to Get Great Quotes
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[Posted on: 21 March 2011]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities]
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Interviewing another person is one of the important skills that any travel writer may wish to develop. Interviewing anyone – whether a tour guide, a celebrity, hotelier or a fellow traveler – will give you new ideas to write about, and a fresh angle on what might have looked like a stale story line. Quotes [...]

Ace Camps: Change Your Writing, Change Your Life
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[Posted on: 24 March 2010]
[Posted in: Interviews, Writer's Education]
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While researching travel writing workshops for my post last week, I came across ACE Camps. ACE Camps features a variety of educational workshops, a couple of which were specific to travel writing, so naturally I included them in my post. I was also very intrigued by their overall concept for workshops — life enrichment-style courses [...]

Creative Writing Retreats
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[Posted on: 12 February 2010]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Interviews, Overcoming Obstacles]
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Lately I’ve become intrigued by the idea of a creative writing retreat. I’ve been feeling a bit fried creatively. Maybe it’s the mid-winter doldrums. Maybe it’s just having too many projects on my plate at one time. But the thought of getting away and clearing my mind of everything and rediscovering my inspiration sounds more [...]

Interview: Lisa Lambden, New York Video School
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[Posted on: 13 January 2010]
[Posted in: Interviews, Podcasts, Writer's Education]
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Many of you will remember Lisa Lambden from my prior interview with her – she’s the founder and director of the Travel Channel Academy. Lisa has launched an exciting new project – one that every travel writer should pay close attention to – called the “New York Video School“, and she graciously took time out [...]

Interview: Susan Farewell, Travel Writer and Author
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[Posted on: 11 January 2010]
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We have a real treat for you today, dear readers! Yes, I snagged an interview with Susan Farewell (woot!) For those of you newbie travel writers who may not be familiar with Susan, she’s an accomplished and oft-published travel writer and author, a former travel editor and staff writer at The Condé Nast Publications in [...]

Doing Interviews? You Should Be!
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[Posted on: 25 November 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Many travel writers, both beginners and experienced, follow a familiar format. They travel (even if that is to some local destination because their travel niche is where they live), they take notes, they take some photos, they return home, and then they begin writing numerous travel articles and essays on their trip, and submit them [...]

Interview: David Miller from MatadorU
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[Posted on: 24 September 2009]
[Posted in: Interviews, Podcasts, Writer's Education]
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On Tuesday I had the privilege of interviewing David Miller, a Senior Editor at Matador and one of the creators (and instructors) of MatadorU, their new Travel Writing Program. In the interview, David opens up about the backgrounds of the team behind MatadorU, discusses the evolution – and future – of travel writing, explains some [...]

Interview with The Travel Tart
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[Posted on: 8 June 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Interviews, Podcasts]
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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 [...]



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