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Issue #90: 10 Ways to Write Like a Seasoned Professional
November 30, 2015
|Greetings Fellow Travel Writers and Bloggers!
Thanksgiving weekend is over here in the U.S., and the turkeys can go back to living a normal life again. For the rest of us, the shopping season has begun and life won’t be normal again for a while.
Before the holidays unravel everyone’s best intentions, it’s a good time to send out a few more query letters. It’s also time to tie up loose ends on any travel stories that you owe to editors.
Some aspiring travel writers wonder why editors never reply to their query letters. One reason this happens is because the writer doesn’t tell a good mini-story in their pitch.
Most beginning travel writers have not yet honed their writing skills, making it difficult to write a good query letter and travel article. I was in the same boat when I first got started. Much of my early writing could have been improved.
But, we all start somewhere.
The good news is that, with the study and practice of good writing habits and techniques, you can improve your travel writing tremendously.
This week’s featured article includes ten ways to ramp up your travel writing craft - and write like a seasoned professional.
Check it out - and then try out some of the techniques in your next article (or query letter). See what works for you in telling a better story.
I’m heading out tomorrow on a press trip to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Keep an eye on my Facebook site. I plan to post something each day and let you know what I’m up to.
Tonight at midnight the price goes up on The Complete Travel Writer’s Marketing Workshop, my new live course to help you launch your travel writing business in 2016.
You can still save $300 if you act now!
I’m offering this workshop to help you overcome whatever is keeping you from achieving your travel writing goals.
It’s perfect for anyone who is serious about taking their travel writing to a new level in 2016.
You should also know you will have access to me after the workshop. I won’t leave you hanging! I’ll work with you one-on-one to answer those questions that are sure to come up after the workshop is over, and will coach you through the entire process for one of your story ideas.
Reserve your spot today and get $300 off the regular workshop price. At midnight tonight (EST) the price goes up.
I’d love to help you make 2016 your best year in travel writing!
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