Be a Travel Writer, Live your Dreams, Sell your Features: Travel Writing Step by Step

Be a Travel Writer, Live your Dreams, Sell your Features: Travel Writing Step by Step

by Solange Hando

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780999449
Publisher: Compass Books
Publication date: 06/27/2014
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Solange Hando is an award-winning travel writer and photographer, editor, contributing author, speaker and facilitator. She lives in Kent, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction "See it, Believe it, Do it" xii

Step 1 Planning for Success 1

The Big World of Travel Features

Getting a Head Start 5

Researching your Trip 9

Step 2 On the Road 14

Keeping a Diary

Going Native 18

Step 3 Real Life 23

Make a Date Take

your Chance 26

Step 4 Photos Sell Stories 28

Think Visuals

Capture the Place 29

Picture the People 32

A Day in the Life of a Travel Writer 35

Step 5 Get Online 37

Blog as you Go

Could you be an Expert? 39

Fine Tuning

Step 6 Winning Ideas 41

What's your Type? 42

Let it Flow 45

Less is More 47

Find the Angle 48

Step 7 Getting it Right 51

Spot the Difference

Match to Market 53

Perfect Pitch 57

Make it Fit 61

Step 8 Time to Write 66

All in the Mind

Start to Finish 68

Find your Voice 72

Do it in Style 73

Face the Challenge 76

Step 9 Prepare for Take off 81

Check and Click

Keeping Positive 84

Business Matters 88

Step 10 Building on Success 91

Decision Time

Bare it all on the Web 93

Join the Professionals 94

Free Vacation, Wine and Spa 95

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