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How to be a Travel Writer - 4th edition

4th Edition Jul 2017


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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 currency of experience. How to be a Travel Writer reveals the varied possibilities that travel writing offers, and inspires all travellers to take advantage of those opportunities. That’s where the journey begins – where it takes you is up to you.

Let legendary travel writer Don George show you the way with his invaluable tips on:


  • The secrets of crafting a great travel story

  • How to conduct pre-trip and on-the-road research

  • Effective interviewing techniques

  • How to get your name in print (and money in your bank account)

  • Quirks of writing for newspapers, magazines, online and books

  • Extensive listings of writers’ resources and industry organisations

  • Interviews with established writers, editors and agents

Book details

ISBN: 9781786578662 Language: English

Authors: Don George, Janine Eberle

272 pages, 256 pp colour | Dimensions: 128mm x 197mm

Next edition due: Jul 2021

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