This year we're giving you the opportunity to take both of our exciting, interactive and informative workshops one venue in Charleston, South Carolina. For the first time ever we're offering our two premium workshops, back-to-back. Our Travel Writing & Photography Retreat will take place from June 18-21 and our Marketing Master Class for Travel Writers will be June 23-25.
If you're looking for total immersion in the field of Travel Writing, join us for both workshops.
Here's a little bit about each workshop:
We’ll spend time together inside the classroom learning about travel writing and photography. There will be lectures, writing exercises, in-the-field tours, group readings & discussions, and hands-on experience to make quick improvements to your writing. You'll also receive one-on-one feedback & goal setting in a session with Roy.
You'll also learn how to produce quality photographs that editors will love. You'll practice by making a photo gallery while you're in Charleston to help you sell and tell your story.
You'll explore the city dreaming up story ideas, writing and making photographs to help you tell your story. This is your chance to visit Charleston, soak in it's unique vibe and brush up on your travel writing and photography skills.
Our popular Marketing Master Class for Travel Writers will follow after the Travel Writing & Photography Retreat. In this exclusive program we'll explore, in detail, every single step of my travel writing, pitching and selling strategy. It's only offered once a year. If you want to learn how to break into travel writing, sell your stories to reputable paying print magazines, and get paid -- you need to take this course!
This is your only chance to join us in 2022.
workshops gloss over the details, but that’s not how we do things
around here. You will walk away from this program knowing exactly how to
get sensational paid trips around the world and sky-rocket your travel writing success – even if you’re starting at $0.
workshop is limited to a small number of participants to guarantee a
high quality experience and allow plenty of time for interaction between
your instructors and fellow writers.
Our Marketing Master Class for Travel Writers is the BEST of its kind, ANYWHERE! Our “graduates” have an excellent success rate, with most getting their stories into paying print media.
you want to learn how to become a real travel writer & see your
articles & photographs in glossy print magazine and journals, our
master class will help you do that.
If you're ready to immerse yourself in the two most important skill-sets in travel writing - writing and marketing - you'll want to sign up for The Complete Package. We've never offered these two workshops together before, and we may never do it again.
This is your chance to launch your travel writing career with the best information available - and to know exactly what to do when you're back home. The Complete Package has it all at a heavily discounted early bird price.
You can take BOTH workshops, back-to-back, in Charleston. You'll spend the first four days working on your writing craft and your photography skills. Then, in the last three days you'll learn exactly what you need to do to sell your stories. You'll also learn how to use your assignments to get complimentary travel perks.
Santa Fe, New Mexico deserves its reputation as one of America’s most diverse and interesting small cities. There’s good reason for its unofficial title as “The City Different.”
As well as being an internationally renowned destination, Travel + Leisure magazine has listed Santa Fe in its “Top 15 Cities in the U.S.” list for ten consecutive years including #2 and #3 rankings.
Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards rates Santa Fe as the #4 best city in the “Top 10 Small Cities in the U.S.”
Forbes Magazine ranks Santa Fe as the #3 top destination in the world in the “22 Best Places to Travel in 2022” list.
Described as heaven for foodies and an historic treasure, Santa Fe is also known as one of the friendliest places to visit. With several thriving market areas, historic architecture, and vibrant arts scene, Santa Fe is one of the U.S’s finest and most fun tourist hot spots.
Santa Fe claims the oldest state capital in the United States, founded in 1610. The Palace of the Governors is the oldest continuously occupied public building in the country. The adjacent historic Plaza is 412 years old!
Santa Fe also boasts the oldest church in the United States. The town and surrounding downtown area hold histories, mysteries, secrets and curiosities that can be discovered by guided tours or through locally published books (Collected Words Bookstore on Galisteo Street has many of these books.)
You’ll find historic monuments everywhere with museums, art galleries and boutique shops spread around downtown — and it’s easy to immerse yourself in all of it.
Santa Fe is a gastronomic center of award-winning chefs and more than 400 restaurants. It boasts several chefs who have been nominated for the James Beard “Best Chefs Southwest” awards, with Chef Mark Kiffin owner/chef at The Compound Restaurant receiving top honors.
Find out why red and green Chile appears in Santa Fe foods and drinks where you don’t expect it. If you’re adventurous, try the green chile apple pie, cheesecake, and cornbread. Sample the green chile cobb salad or mac and cheese.
Santa Fe is a culinary mecca due to its first-class chefs and creative menus as contemporary chefs revive old regional recipes and creative fusion dishes for our modern palate. You can take foodie tours, sample world class seafood and feast on authentic southwestern dishes that reflect the city’s unique history.
Travel writers will walk away from this workshop with a multitude of story ideas and a gallery of stunning photographs to go with whatever story you choose to focus on. Santa Fe is a fertile town for travel writers!