Travel Writer's Handbook: How to Write and Sell Your Own Travel Experiences

Travel Writer's Handbook: How to Write and Sell Your Own Travel Experiences

by Louise Purwin Zobel
     
 

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Veteran travel writer Louise Purwin Zobel shows readers not only how to research and write winning travel articles, but how to sell them again and again. In this new edition, Zobel updates all the marketing sources and tax information, along with how to obtain writing assignments for websites, and how to effectively use the library and the Internet as research tools.

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Veteran travel writer Louise Purwin Zobel shows readers not only how to research and write winning travel articles, but how to sell them again and again. In this new edition, Zobel updates all the marketing sources and tax information, along with how to obtain writing assignments for websites, and how to effectively use the library and the Internet as research tools. Zobel covers all the nuts and bolts aspects of travel writing from pre-trip research to specific marketing strategies, and even includes 12 formats for travel articles with sure-fire appeal to editors and readers. The book offers insightful advice on pre- and post-trip topics such as: targeting your market before you begin, doing background research before you leave, writing queries and getting assignments, finding new angles for overworked subjects, setting up and conducting successful interviews, and taking advantage of freebees and junkets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572840447
Publisher:
Surrey Books
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.66(d)

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