How to Be A Travel Writer (Lonely Planet)
Bursting with invaluable advice, this inspiring and practical guide, fully revised and updated in this new edition, is a must for anyone who yearns to write about travel - whether they aspire to make their living from it or simply enjoy jotting in a journal for posterity.
You don't have to make money to profit from travel writing. Sometimes, the richest rewards are in the...more
1. There is a long section on what it means to be a professional travel writer, what you have to deal with.
2. There are lots of practical examples and exercises showing you how to write a good article, how to focus your ideas and bring out the special memories of a place.
3. There's information on how to set up a private/professional travel blog.
4. And last but not least there's a great ma ...more
If my travel yearnings get much worse I may just have throw a few things in my beat up duffel bag and head to the Greyhound bus station.
A great book, full of relevant advice, whilst not sugar coating the life of a travel writer.
A beat-up old car, a few dollars in the pocket and a sense of adventure. In 1972 that’s all Tony and Maureen Wheeler needed for the trip of a lifetime – across Europe and Asia overland to Australia. It took several months, and at the end – broke but inspired – they sat at their kitchen table writing and stapling together their first travel guide, Across Asia on the Cheap. Within a w ...more