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Travel Writing

ISBN-10: 1743216882

ISBN-13: 9781743216880

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Lonely Planet Publications Staff, Don George

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Written by professional travel writers, this title provides the budding author with resources to hone their writing to suit a travel publishing market.Information on writing for web as well as print, and advice on how to share and profit from travel writing.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: 8/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
The Art of Good Travel Writing It
What Constitutes Good Travel Writing?
The Goals of Good Travel Writing
Finding & Focusing Your Story
The Right Subject
Travel Trends
Objective Travel Trends
Subjective Travel Trends
Editorial Travel Trends
Your Professional Niche
Developing Your Story
Pietrip Research
Researching on the Road
Finding Your Focus
Crafting a Structure
Compelling Beginnings
The Middle Section
Conclusions that Lead to NewDirections
Building Blocks
Transitions
Bringing Your Story to Life
Dialogue
Characters
Illuminating Details & Anecdotes
Accuracy
Use All Your Senses
Show, Don't Tell
Avoid Clich�s
Elements of Style
Voice
Pacing
Attend to the Music of the Language
Make Your Verbs Act & Your Words Count
Consistent Verb Tense
Rewriting & Self-Editing
Examples of Good Travel Writing
'Las Vegas'
'New Dawn'
'The Wonderful Thing about Tigers'
'Guitar Central'
'Just for Kicks'
'A Night with the Ghosts of Greece'
'The Path to Sokkuran'
Afterword
Author Interviews
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The Craft of Travel Writing
What to Do with Your Writing
What it Takes to Be a Travel Writer
The Quintessential Qualities
Flexibility
Adaptability
Frugality
An Understanding Family
Curiosity
Pluck
Self-Motivation & Discipline
Perseverance
Passion
The Glamour Versus the Hard Work
Burnout
Some Straight Talk about Earnings
Earnings in the UK
Earnings in the US
Earnings in Australia
Travel Literature
Travel Guidebooks
In-House Versus Freelancing
Working as a Staff Writer
Working as a Freelancer
Part-Time Travel Writing
Getting Published
Newspapers & Magazines
The UK Newspaper Scene
The US Newspaper Scene
The Australian Newspaper Scene
Special Sections
Pitching to Newspapers
Press Trips & Freebies
Rights & Syndicating Your Stories
The Newspaper Production Process
The Magazine Scene
Pitching to Magazines
After the Pitch
The Magazine Production Process
The Web
Self-Publishing & Social Media
Writing for Other Publications
The Rise of the Internet Entrepreneur
Anthologies
Brochures, Catalogues & Newsletters
Apps
TV & Radio
Book Publishing
Guidebooks
Travel Literature
The Role of an Agent
Dealing with Book Publishers
The Book Publishing Process
Self-Publishing
The Tools of the Trade
Journal
Audio Recorder
Interviews
Too Much, Too Soon
Replacing Written Notes
Camera
Adding Photography to Your Skills
Photographic Rates
Photographic Equipment
Taking Shots
Laptops, Netbooks and Tablets
The Advantages
The Disadvantages
Video Recorder
Career Maintenance
Courses
Writing Courses & Workshops
Setting Up Your Home Office
Basic Administration
Taxes
Record-Keeping
Travel Insurance
Legal Matters
Copyright
Electronic Rights
Contracts
Editor & Agent Interviews
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Resources
UK Resources
General Guides to Publishers. Editors & Literary Agents
Major Travel Publishers
Travel Guidebooks
Travel Literature
Travel Magazines
Newspapers
Online
Writers' Groups & Associations
Writers' Websites & Tools
Climate & the Environment
Facts, Figures & Statistics
Health
World Events
You on the Web
Writing Courses
ReferencePurchases
Library References
Travel Literature Classics
US Resources
General Guides to Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents
Major Travel Publishers
Travel Guidebooks
Travel Literature
Travel Magazines
Newspapers
Online
Writers' Groups & Associations
Writers' Websites & Tools
Climate & the Environment
Facts, Figures & Statistics
Health
Maps
World Events
You on the Web
Writing Courses
Reference Purchases
Library References
Travel Literature Classics
Australian Resources
General Guides to Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents
Major Travel Publishers
Travel Guidebooks
Travel Literature
Travel Magazines
Newspapers
Online
Writers' Groups & Associations
Writers' Websites & Tools
Climate & the Environment
Facts, Figures & Statistics
Health
Maps
World Events
You on the Web
Writing Courses
Reference Purchases
Library References
Travel Literature Classics
Sample Paperwork
Los Angeles Times Travel Section
National Geographic Traveler
Wanderlust
WildJunket magazine
Sample Release Forms
Glossary
About the Author