Category Archives: Travel Writing

A Shift In Travel Writing Strategy

I haven’t spent a lot of time posting to this blog lately.  I have a big project going on and it has taken up much of my time.  I’ve decided to shift my travel writing strategy and move towards a … Continue reading

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Planning For The (not too distant) Future

It’s Halloween tonight, and children are starting to appear at the door with parents, friends and brothers and sisters to chaperone them.  I’m working on my website and thinking about a time in the not-too-distant future when all I will … Continue reading

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My Query Letter For Your Consideration

I’ve been hesitant to post this query letter.  It’s my first one, so naturally I’m concerned that it’s not as good as it should be.  But, since I’ve sent it out a few times now (without getting a response, I … Continue reading

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Actually Proposing Travel Articles To An Editor

So here I am – armed with all the knowledge I need to get started.  It has been a long road just to get to this point.  But I discovered a long time ago that the way to accomplish something … Continue reading

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At Last – The Travel Writing Class – It Was Great!

If you’ve read the previous posts, you know that I had reserved a seat in a 4-hour class on how to write and sell travel articles.  Unfortunately, that class was canceled last year.  The good news is that the class … Continue reading

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Waiting For My Travel Writer’s Course

Reviewing “The Travel Writer’s Guide” by Gordon Burgett has jogged my memory about how I will proceed in my quest to settle into a life of writing travel articles.  On Saturday, I’ll be spending the afternoon listening and learning how … Continue reading

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Choosing a Subject to Write About

As I wrote last time, I’ve signed up for Gordon Burgett’s 4-hour class, called “Creating Travel Articles and Video Tours That Sell”.  I’ve read his book and bought his audio CD titled “How to Sell 75% of Your Travel Writing”.  … Continue reading

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Making a Living by Writing Travel Articles

I wondered for many years how I could write about my world travels and get paid for it.  I’ve always known that other people do it.  But, being a person who runs a store, I know that you have income, … Continue reading

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