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Apr 14, 2018

Travel Writer Mary Charlebois: How Going Local Ran Me Out of Town

Travel writer Mary Charlebois shares her story about getting started by "going local" in this guest post.

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Apr 08, 2018

Seven Travel Writing Tips to Take You To the Next Level

These seven travel writing tips will help you improve your writing and take it to the next level. Which ones do you already use? Where can you improve?

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Mar 31, 2018

Break into Travel Writing with Museum Stories

Breaking into travel writing with museum stories is a good way to build your bylines and be successful, even if you're a beginner. Why are museum stories so easy to sell? What do they pay? What are the secrets to success? I'll tell you in this article ...

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Mar 24, 2018

Is Your Travel Article Ready to Submit? Here's a Checklist to Help You

Is your travel article ready to submit? Are you sure you covered everything that should be included in your article? Here's a handy checklist to help you decide when to hit "send" . . .

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Mar 17, 2018

Is Your Query Letter Ready to Submit?

A query letter is a critical component to selling your stories to editors. Here's a checklist for freelance writers. Use it before you hit SEND.

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Mar 11, 2018

The Secret to Travel Writing Success

What's the secret to travel writing success? Here's what it takes to find success in any kind of freelance writing ...

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Mar 03, 2018

A Travel Writing Reality Check

Here’s a travel writing reality check to help you become aware of some of the more unsavory things that can happen to freelance writers and what you can do about it.

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Mar 01, 2018

Luxury Travel Writing: My Story and How You Can Do It

Luxury travel writing assignments are highly competitive but very enjoyable when you get one. Here's my story and how you can get these assignments, too.

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Feb 17, 2018

Luxury Travel - How Do You Define It?

Luxury travel is a growing niche with lots of opportunities for travel writing. How you define it helps you know where to market your stories. Learn more here ...

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Feb 10, 2018

Travel Writing Retreat, Hoi An, Vietnam

Join our travel writing retreat in beautiful Hoi An, Vietnam in December, 2018. This unique destination writer’s retreat includes creative travel writing and photography workshops to provide the skills you need to be a successful travel writer.

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Feb 02, 2018

Travel Writing Decisions: When to Walk Away from Stories & Places

One of the skills in travel writing is the ability to objectively assess a potential travel story or destination, and its “publishability”. Here's how to decide ...

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Jan 23, 2018

When Travel Writing Stars Align: Slam Dunk Travel Story Sales

With travel writing sometimes your story seems like a perfect fit for a magazine. Sometimes the stars align in your favor - here's how often you can depend upon it and the one thing you should do with every pitch...

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Jan 20, 2018

Branding for Travel Writers

Branding for travel writers has never been optional. It provides a specific focus of who you are. Here's my advice about how to build your brand ...

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Jan 14, 2018

The Complete Travel Writing and Marketing Master Class

Registration is open for the Complete Travel Writing and Marketing Master Class. Learn more here . . .

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Jan 14, 2018

2018 Travel Writing Conferences

Travel writing conferences are held all over the world - here's our list for 2018 ...

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