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Some Tips for Aspiring Travel Writers

By Guest Blogger Roy Stevenson of PitchTravelWrite.com I’ve been a full time professional freelance writer for nine years. My early successes were modest, although I’ve never had any problems finding print outlets for my stories. As my bylines increased and as I’ve moved up the writing pyramid, my income has increased significantly, now even bordering on the respectable. I started out by writing for print outlets like magazines, newspapers, and trade journals, with the occasional in-flight and on-board publication thrown in. And I still write for some of my better-paying print outlets because I enjoy writing in this field (and

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Three Opportunities To Explore In Travel Writing – Articles, Reviews and Guides

There are broadly three main types of travel writing. These are travel articles, travel reviews and travel guides. Here are some more handy pointers if you’d like to get started in writing and selling travel pieces: Articles Articles are short pieces of travel writing which are intended to be published by a newspaper or magazine or similar. Traditionally they were for print but increasingly nowadays they may be published electronically. They are typically 300-3,000 words in length or thereabouts. Reviews Are short articles giving your opinions on a particular travel destination or facility. This is an area of travel writing

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How To Make Money From Travel Writing

If you fancy having a go at writing then travel writing can be an enjoyable, rewarding way of doing it. As well as the opportunity to travel there’s even the possibility of getting free travel too! Here freelance writer Mark Hempshell of Make-Money-Writing.info shares some tips. What could you write about ? Travel readers need up to date information so it’s best to write about somewhere you’ve been recently – or maybe somewhere you’re planning to go this summer. Bear in mind popular destinations like France and Spain are already well covered, so writing on the more off-the-beaten-track places stands

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