Travel Writing

In this course you’ll learn how to develop the skills of a travel writer.  You’ll learn how to translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled, and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books.  You’ll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today’s competitive market (including the how-to’s of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages, and the uses of interviews, quotes, and facts).

By the end of the course, you’ll have the ability to write for the travel market.  So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination, and put your keyboard in a comfortable position.  If you have a desire to write and a yearning to travel, you’re a perfect candidate to become a travel writer.  Let’s get going!

Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers.  Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays, and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.
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Instructor: Eva Shaw