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Travel Thursday: How to Write and Sell Your Own Travel Experiences

By Fitnspicy @fitnspicy

A random Travel Thursday but really informative. With all the trips I have been on I always wondered how I could be one of those travel writers. Not full time but it would be so fun to submit a story.


I was sent The Travel Writer’s Handbook, I read this book from cover to cover and highlighted the heck out of it.


The Travel Writer's Handbook: How to Write - and Sell - Your Own Travel Experiences


The author, Jacqueline Harmon Butler, updates the 7th version to include the lastest technology. She also covers:


How to target our market before you begin

What to take along- from cameras to equipment

How to sell it!


A few of my favorite tips:


Think about your potential market and broaden it, maybe you rented a cool car while traveling. That could be pitched to an Auto magazine.


Get your objectives straight, what is it your are trying to describe.


Keep a travel diary, you want to remember all those great things you did.


Photos. Photos. Photos. Take a lot of great pictures but make sure it is with a camera you are comfortable using.


One of my goals is to get a travel piece published, I have had a few for websites already but I want to see my name in print someday. Even if it is tiny

Winking smile

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By Robt Williford
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