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Travel Writing: See the World. Sell the Story.
     

Travel Writing: See the World. Sell the Story.

by L. Peat O'Neil
 

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The Globe-Trotter's Guide to Researching, Writing and Selling the Adventures of a Lifetime

Let the reader feel the ticket in your hand, see your ports of call, meet the people you've come to know. Put it all on paper.

With the guidance of L. Peat O'Neil - who is on the staff of The Washington Post Magazine - you'll write engagingly about

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The Globe-Trotter's Guide to Researching, Writing and Selling the Adventures of a Lifetime

Let the reader feel the ticket in your hand, see your ports of call, meet the people you've come to know. Put it all on paper.

With the guidance of L. Peat O'Neil - who is on the staff of The Washington Post Magazine - you'll write engagingly about your travels, whether in journals for your own pleasure or articles for publication.

  • Discover the many types of travel articles you can write.
  • Make your journey as a seasoned travel writer does.
  • Write journal entries that lead to first drafts.
  • Organize your articles and make them flow to the end.
  • Strengthen your writing style to keep readers captivated.
  • Find information, verify it and bring it to life on paper.
  • Take your own travel photographs - or mine other sources.
  • Follow the most promising paths to selling your articles.
  • Get a glimpse of the travel writer's life. Is it for you?

Writing and marketing exercises follow pertinent chapters. Along with her instruction, O'Neil mixes in examples from travel articles. You'll taste the flavor of distant destinations even as you see how the writers sprinkled in that spice. Don't be surprised if you feel a quickening of the pulse and the call of the open road. The world is full of fascinating places.

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If you travel a lot or are thinking about it, or even if you only travel a little, you can turn your trip into a source of income by writing and selling travel articles. Travel Writing provides tips, guidelines, and exercises on how to write compelling travel articles and sell them to local, regional, and national magazines. Learn marketing techniques, the different styles of travel articles that are used, and how to turn one trip into several salable pieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582973814
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.92(d)

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